on July 26, 2010
As long as you're in Agra, you might as well visit the Agra Fort, though if you visited the Red Fort in New Delhi, you could probably skip on this. Built in 1565 of red sandstone, this fort is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. More than a fort, this walled-in structure is more like a palatial city. Look carefully at the details and colors in the red sandstone. Quite a contrast to the stark white of the Taj Majal. Shah Jahan, the Ruler that built the Taj Majal in honor of his wife, was imprisoned here at the Agra Fort by his sons, greedy for power and control, until his eventual death.
©Travelocity.com LP 2000-2009