Taj Mahal, it is a place where the artistry embraces the eternity and love attains divine salvation. The marble edifice situated on the bank of river Yamuna has suffered many ravages of time and with each sunrise and sunset, it has become immortal with its grandeur of heritage and legend. Taj Mahal was built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan to enshrine the remains of his beloved empress Begum Mumtaz Mahal which manifested the immortal love between the two.
Location: Taj Mahal is located on the bank of Yamuna in Agra.
Tourist Spots: Agra Fort, Itmad-ud-Daullah's Tomb, Chini Ka Rauza, Sikandra.
Best Time to Visit: November to February.
How to Reach:
By Air: Agra airport is 7 km from the city center and 3 km from Idgah bus stand. Indian airlines operate daily tourist shuttle flights to Agra, Khajuraho, Varanasi and back. It only takes 40 minutes from Delhi to Agra.
By Train: The main railway station is the Agra Cantonment station. Agra is well connected by rail to Delhi, Varanasi and cities of Rajasthan.
By Road: Idgah bus stand is the main bus stand of Agra, from where one can catch buses for Delhi, Jaipur, Mathura, Fatehpur-Sikri, etc.