Wednesday, June 29, 2022
Uttar Pradesh


The Ganga Ma (Mother Ganga), the sacred river flow through this state. The water of Ganga is believed to have a purifying effect on the soul.  India's holiest city Varanasi is on the banks of this sacred river.  It is India's fourth largest state with an area of 2,94,413 sq km .


This city is 200 Km away from Delhi.  Agra  flourished under the Mughal emperor Akbar (1542-1605) and his successors, Jahangir and Shah Jahan. The destinations given below provide an insight into the range of India's culture and history. It encompass some of the country's most spectacular architecture.  

Taj Mahal

The Taj Mahal is situated at Agra,  about 200 Kms away from Delhi on the banks of  the river Yamuna. It is at Taj Road, Open from 0800 to 1600,  Tuesday to Sunday. Taj Mahal is the enduring monument of love. It is a mausoleum.  Shajahan build it on the death of his beloved wife Arjumand Bonu Begam (Mumthaz Mahal).  The unique beauty of Taj makes it one of the wonders of the world.  It is build with white marble.  It was studded with precious stones. (crystal from China, Lapis Lawzuli from Afghanistan and Ceylon, Turquoise from Tibet, Gold from Egypt, amethyst from Persia, agate from Yeman, Malachite from Russia and Diamonds from Golconda, India) . Read More