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Recent reviews for Agra

Taj Mahal facts - Apr 30, 2009, by cipristb
The Taj Mahal is considered one of the 7 wonders of the world in 2007. It is located in Agra, India and was built between years 1630 and 1653 by Emperor Shah Jahan as a mausoleum in memory of the second wife, Muslim Persian princess Mumtaz... Read more »

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Agra History

Agra has not always been Agra.  In the Indian classic Mahabharat, current day Agra is known as Agravana. This is due to the fact that during the ancient period of India, when the Aryans conquered India’s Agra, they called the city Arya Griha. It was not until the Greek Philosopher Aristotle referred to Arya Griha as Agra that it became known under its current name. It is said that Badal Singh was the founder of the city of Agra in 1475. But other historians believe that the city of Agra was founded in the 16th century by Sikandar Lodhi who was the ruler of the Lodhi dynasty. The history of Agra is strongly related with  the Mughal dynasty... Read more »

 
 
 

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