“Did you ever build a castle in air? Here is one, brought down to earth and fixed for the wonder of ages”
These lines by Bayard Taylor expressing the beauty of one of the Seven Wonders of the world, The Taj Mahal.
Visiting India has always been an excitement for arid travelers as they can explore the incredibility of the country and get back to home with tons of memories. The majestic destinations with beautiful landscapes, stupendous monuments, vibrant cultures all together make India tour offers a glimpse of mishmashes of vividness.
When it comes to hospitality, Indians believed in the quote “Athithi Devo Bhava” stating that guest is a representative of god and when it comes to expressing love, India has topped the list always. Taj Mahal, a white marble spectacle as a commemoration of love of a husband for his wife attracts tourist around the world. Various things have been written to describe the beauty of this architectural marvel, and believe me it is beyond all of them.
A mausoleum located on the banks of river Yamuna in Agra was built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan for his wife Mumtaz Mahal. The ethereal blend of Islamic Persian and Indian architectural styles, this symbol of love was constructed by 20,000 artisans and it took 20 years for creating this incomparable specimen of love. India’s most renowned site of heritage attracts many travelers from different corners of the world and this heavenly edifice never fails to make a way in their heart.
Opened daily from sunrise to sunset, except on Friday the place can be best witnessed during sunrise and sunset. With the changing phase of the day, the different shades of Taj Mahal can be witnessed like in morning the misty red or shiny silver at night. The heavenly grandeur will totally mesmerize you with its charm. Plan your Tour to Taj Mahal between October to March as the weather at this time is pleasant. This magnificent edifice will etch in your memories forever.
Apart from The Taj Mahal, you can also witness other historic sites while Agra tour like Agra Fort, where Shah Jahan was imprisoned by his son Aurangzeb and Baby Taj, another name of Itmad Ud Daula.
Enjoying the lip smacking flavors of the Mughal delicacies is a perfect way to wrap up your Taj Mahal Tour. Take a vacation from your busy schedule and visit India and just wander in the romantic aura of this symbol of love.
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