Agra, The land of Taj Mahal is situated on the banks of the Yamuna river in the state of Uttar Pradesh in India. Lucknow, New Delhi, Mathura and Gwalior are the nearby places of Agra. Agra is considered as one of the most populous cities in the state of Uttar Pradesh. It is a major tourist destination in India because of the grand monuments that were created by the Mughals. Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikhri are all listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The Taj Mahal is said to be one of the most famous buildings in the world that was built by Emperor Shah Jahan in the remembrance of her queen, Mumtaz Begum. Agra is home to some of the best mosques, cultural sites, ancient monuments, museums, beautiful parks and is rich in sightseeing as it is a very beautiful city. Not to forget, Agra shopping is one of the most famous things to do in Agra. There are various shopping bazaars and malls that are unique, always crowded and offer some of the best things you will ever see. Several cultural fairs and festivals are celebrated in the city of Agra that makes the city vibrant and lights up the whole town. The infrastructure in Agra has developed vastly in the past few years and the tourism industry in Agra has contributed a lot to the GDP of the country. The majority of the people in this city are Hindus while Muslims, Jain and Catholics are also seen. Book your Agra tour packages today to available discounts in advance booking of flights and other arrangements.