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Agra

The primary sights in Agra are the Agra Fort and, of course, the Taj Mahal. Agra Fort, built in 1565 by Akbar, offers good views of the Taj Mahal across the Yamuma River. It was initially built as a military … Continue reading

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Fatehpur Sikri

Fatehpur Sikri, a collection of red sandstone palaces, was the capital city of the Mughals during Akbar’s reign. Akbar was the third Mughal emperor and known for his religious tolerance. He had three wives—a Muslim, a Hindu, and a Christian—and … Continue reading

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