Agra hosts the most beautiful wonder of the world the great Taj Mahal. Many architects has rated it as the most perfect of all buildings standing on earth. The construction of Tai Mahal was begun in 1630 and took 23 years to complete in the year 1653. Made up of white marble. Taj Mahal Agra changes its shades throughout the day with the sun light. Three artists designed it: a Persian, an Italian, and a Frenchman. The Maharaja of Jaipur sent the marbles as a gift to Shah Jahan.
Millions of tourists visit Agra from all across the word every year to see the beauty of majestic Taj Mahal and other historical monuments lying everywhere in the city.
Apart from Taj Mahal Agra has to other world heritage sites one of them is red fort and other is Fatehpur Sikri. the Red Fort Agra is also located of the other side of river Yamuna and the top of fort a beautiful view of Taj Mahal.
The culture of Agra can be seen and its best in Agra’s festivals. if you are visiting Agra in the month of February then you must see the grand festival of the Taj Mahotsav . This ten days long festival is organized by Tourist Department every year at Shilpgram near to Taj Mahal. You will the see of real culture of Agra in this festival along with of exhibition of art and craft.
Mathura is a beautiful town on the river Yamuna. Shree Krishna was born at this holy place the land still seems to be present the music of his flute. Mathura and Vrindavan is the place where lord Krishna had spent his childhood.
It is in Uttar Pradesh just 50 km. away from Agra. From Delhi, it takes only three hours to reach Mathura city by car. Mathura is well connected to various states and cities of India by trains.
Mathura is a truly a global city because every year a lot of people from India ant other countries come in large numbers to Mathura for finding peace of mind and surrender themselves in front of the almighty god. the culture in Mathura has culminated with the all the major aspects such as history, society, epigraphy, religion, archaeology, iconography, numismatics, art and sculpture.