Monuments of Agra

Taj Mahal stands majestically on the banks of River Yamuna. The name “Taj Mahal” is derived from the name of Shah Jahan’s wife Mumtaz Mahal and means “Crown Palace”. The purity of the white marble, precious gemstones, the exquisite ornamentation used and its picturesque location, makes a visit to the Taj Mahal gain a place […]

Monuments of Delhi

1. Humayun’s Tomb is the tomb of the Mughal Emperor, Humayun in New Delhi. The tomb was commissioned by Humayun’s first wife, Bega Begum. It was built in 1565 A.D., nine years after the death of emperor Humayun. Humayun’s Tomb stands within a complex of 27.04 hectares that includes other contemporary, 16th century Mughal garden-tombs […]