Agra is one of the major tourist destinations of India. It has many Mughal era buildings. The most famous among them are the Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri. Agra is situated by the banks of the river Yamuna and is one of the most populated cities of Uttar Pradesh. It was the capital of the Mughal empire under the Emperor’s Akbar, Jahangir and Shah Jahan. The Taj Mahal is one among the New Seven Wonders of the world. It is a perfectly symmetrical monument which took nearly 22 years and 20,000 workers to build.
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The city has mild winters, hot and dry summers, and monsoons which are not very heavy.