Thursday, 4 April 2013

Taj Mahal Agra



The reputation of Taj Mahal has touch to such height that for lots of Taj Mahal Agra is synonymous with India. To an would-be traveller, when there is a bring up of India, the brochure images of Taj Mahal Agra are the ones that first strike the brain The english transformation of Taj Mahal means coronet fort. Though Taj Mahal is not a palace yet it qualifies for the title as it competes with other palatial buildings in terms of architectural magnificence. mostly Taj Mahal is a white marble grave whose foundations were laid by Shah Jahan ( Mughal Emperor ) in 1631 in recall of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. It took almost 17 years to complete this majestic building which is one of the rarest feet's achieved by human being race. According to Marvin Trachtenberg and Isabelle Hyman, in the history of architecture, the memorial sums up several of the formal themes that have played through Islamic construction.
The mausoleum of Taj Mahal at Agra stands in a well-laid out garden approach through a pavilion on the main axis. The grave rises on a high red stone base topped by a huge white sandstone terrace on which rests the famous dome flanked by four tapering minarets.
Attractions Close by!
·                     Agra Fort
·                     Chini Ka Rauza
·                     Ram Bagh
·                     Sikandra
·                     MariyamsTomb
·                     Jama Masjid
·                     Radhaswami Samadhi
How to Reach
Mahal is placed in Agra and the city of Agra is easily accessible. It is well connected to other parts of the nation. The 'Kheria' airport is only 6km away from the city center. Taxis and autorikshas are available in large numbers at the airport.
The nearby railway station is Agra Cantonment. There are excellent train armed forces from New Delhi. Shatabdi Express, Taj Express and Inter-city Express from Delhi takes 2-3 hours to make Agra. Other Mail and Express trains are also available from other states. 'Idgah' is the main bus terminal in Agra. Most of the buses trees Agra from here. Many National Highways connect Agra to all major Indian cities. Express and air-conditioned bus services are available from Delhi, Jaipur, Lucknow, Gwalior and Jhansi. Buses are less exclusive in relationship with train and air services.