The tomb of Akbar the Great is located in Sikandra, only 8 kilometers away from Agra. The memorial complex devoted to one of the most renowned and respected padishahs in India attracts travelers from all corners of the world.
There is one magnificent place not far from Agra which must be visited along with other attractions of this colorful city. Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daula is situated on the eastern bank of the Yamuna River. During the golden age of the Mughal Empire, the bank of the river was built-up with residential dwelling and gardens which belonged to royal families.
Agra Fort is a town and fort which had been the residence to all the early emperors of the Mughal Empire since the XV century. Tourists cannot explore all the territory of the fort. A small part is used by the government as the military base.
The mausoleum-tomb Taj Mahal is the recognized masterpiece of the world heritage and one of the seven wonders of the world. It is located in the city of Agra, next to the river Jamuna in India. The mosque was erected in the XVII century by order of Shah Jahan.