Agra, the land of the Taj Mahal, famed as one of the Seven Wonders of the World allure a good number of national as well international tourists in every year. Its rich heritage makes India a great recognized place among the world. This medieval city located on the Banks of the Holi River Yamuna. Once Agra was the capital of many dynasties including Lodhi and Mughals. Agra stands for its historical architectural excellence. This place holds the anecdotes of its grandeur monuments and temples. It makes its life style different from that of any other city.
This place still holds its antique flavor in this modern time and this is the mystic secret behind its attraction. Any person can enjoy the serenity in its historical structures and simultaneously can enjoy the liveliness of this city with the presence of hawkers, unofficial guides, souvenir vendors and others. Agra is well known for several art performances. The reminiscences of the past glory and the talents like traditional, folk dances, folk music, embroideries, beautiful cloth and stitching are still preserved in this historical town. Once it was the core place of Sculptors, musicians, painters, artisans and workers.
This place symbolizes its artistic tradition and makes a hub for the tourists who love to collect the antique pieces. Expert Summary Agra is a great place for the tourists. Historical monuments, architectural opulence and the excellent piece of white marvel make this place one of the most visited places in India. According to mythology this place is mentioned in Mahabharata, the epic of Hindu and before that it was also known as Arya Griha or ‘home of the Aryans’. The marvelous view along with the historical charm has pleased the tourists since long past.
Tourists can enjoy good north Indian cuisine and famous ‘Pedha’, a sweet made of milk and Gajak and snacks which are called Dalmoth. This place is famous for leather goods, and handicrafts. Apart from this, some royal crafts like Pietra Dura, marble inlay bearing the specialty of this place. The silver and gold hub is at Choube Ji Ka Fatak in Agra. Munro Road, Kinari Bazar and Sadar Bazar are the main shopping areas in Agra.