Agra

Visit this city marked with one of the most celebrated monuments in the world history, the Taj Mahal, during your Maharajas Express Train travel. Agra is the perfect destination to devour the magic of the bygone Mughal Era. The Taj Mahal, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is one of the Seven Wonders of the World that celebrates eternal love and garners praise foralt text its exquisite architecture. This massive masterpiece was built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in the memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal who died in AD 1630. Built with a plethora of incredible materials fetched from different parts of India and the world, the monument has an impeccable glory. In the monument architecture, you can find the use of the red sandstone from Fatehpur Sikri, jasper from Punjab, crystal & jade from China, turquoise from Tibet, sapphire and lapis lazuli from Sri Lanka, diamonds from Panna, and cornelian and coal from Arabia. The most pronounced usage is that of white marble that was acquired from Makrana, Rajasthan.

At your Maharaja Train stop at Agra, you can also visit the Agra Red Fort. You can also go to visit

Jama Masjid that was built by Shah Jahan in 1648 as a dedication to his precious daughter Jahanara Begum. Check out some of the most incredible paintings and carvings from that period here. It is often compared to Baitul-Mamur which is known to be located in the fourth sky with ruby and pearl decorations. If you are looking for some quiet time, visit Mehtab Bagh, one of the most garden beautiful gardens of the country that covers an area of 25 acres. Enjoy the cool breeze and get to witness the history of rich Mughal past.

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