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Agra Fort

This is a beautiful monument which was built by Emperor Akbar in the year 1565. The Red Fort was initially built as an establishment for the army but was later extended and beautified to convert it into a magnificent palace complex. Agra Fort is also known as the Red Fort of Agra as it is completely made of a beautiful red colour sandstone and is also connected to Delhi by a number of networks. There are four prominent gates of this fort but the Amar Darwaza after the name of Maharaja Amar Singh is still used for entry to the fort. Many of the palaces which were earlier built are not found now but among those which still remain are the Jahangiri Mahal, Diwan-i-Aam, Diwan-i-Khas, Moti Masjid, Shaha Burj and Mausam Burj. The Jahangiri Mahal is the most attractive out of all palaces. This was a dedication of Akbar to his beloved wife Jodha Bai. It is a multi divisional palace and is still very attractive. This monument is one of the most visited tourist attractions of Uttar Pradesh.
Hijas A R
Agra Fort is a historical fort in the city of Agra in India
Yasmin Mirza
Agra fort : After visiting the Taj we went to see the another beautiful architecture which is Agra Fort. Fort is also very stunning and beautiful. Agra fort is listed under UNESCO world heritage sites. When you are in Agra ,don't miss the chance to visit the fort.
The Agra Fort is a UNESCO World Heritage site located in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India. It is about 2.5 km northwest of its more famous sister monument, the Taj Mahal. The fort can be more accurately described as a walled city.Construction of the massive Red-Sandstone fort, on the bank of the River Yamuna, was begun by Emperor Akbar in 1565. It is known as Red Fort because it is built of a kind of Red Sandstone.
Once you’ve visited the taj, have your breakfast/lunch depending on the time you visit. Then head to Agra Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage site. This fort was built by Mughal ruler Akbar in red sandstone. It served as the royal residence as well as a military strategic base. The fort is well maintained so you will be able to admire the structure. You also get views of the taj from the fort. More info here
Ragul P G
Agra Fort: After having our breakfast outside TajMahal we then headed to the Agra Fort. Agra Fort is more than a fort and it transfers you the feelings of a true lover who lost his life gazing at his masterpiece. It was almost noon and we headed towards Mathura. On the way to Mathura we had our lunch. After witnessing a fascinating Mughal architecture now you will get to experience the best of Hindu temple architecture. We had some great time there experiencing the local culture. We left there by 2 and then we entered the expressway. We planned to drive slow and adventure the road side beauty. After a slow drive of 3 hours we reached Delhi by 7 pm.