Travel lovers and history buffs alike will definitely be familiar with Agra, India for its iconic structure, the Taj Mahal. However, what many people don’t realize is that this city is home to many other historic buildings. Here are some of the most beautiful ones, which are definitely making us want to plan our next trip.
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This stunning fort has been gracing the city of Agra with its presence since the 16th century. Around that time, it served as the main residence to the emperors of the Mughal Dynasty. Today, it’s reddish-hued sandstone walls ensure that it remains one of the most recognizable structures in the region. Check out some other smaller historical monuments while exploring the fort, such as Jahangir Palace.
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The tomb of I’timad-ud-Daulah is a Mughal mausoleum in Agra, India. Often referred to as “Baby Taj,” it is believed to have inspired the interior decoration of the iconic landmark. Like the Taj Mahal, the walls of Itmad-ud-Daula are made of lavish white marble and decorated with semi-precious stones.