Fatehpur Sikri is a city and a municipal board in Agra district in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. The city was founded in 1569 by the Mughal emperor Akbar, and served as the capital of the Mughal Empire
Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, has been the pride of India since its inception. Hailed as the ‘Epitome of Love and Beauty’, the great monument was built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, after the death of his dearest wife Mumtaz Mahal, as a memorial. It is situated in the city of Agra in Uttar Pradesh, on the banks of river Yamuna.
Mathura (or Brajbhoomi) is famous as the birthplace of Lord Krishna, an important deity in the Hindu religious pantheon. It is an important pilgrim place of the Hindus and one of the seven sacred cities in India. The main pilgrim center in Mathura is the Shri Krishna Janmabhoomi temple.
Varanasi City or Benaras is India’s cultural capital, which has been the major pilgrimage destination for Hindus since ages. It is world’s oldest living city and its origins are still not well known. Devotees strongly believe that Ganges River in Varanasi City has the ability to take away the wrongdoings of humankind.
Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary 25 km. A paradise of bird watchers and ornithologists, the sanctuary is also known as the Keoladeo Ghana National Park. More than 300 species of birds have been sighted here including the famous Siberian Cranes.
Ram Janmabhoomi is believed by many Hindus to be the birthplace of Rama the 7th avatar of Vishnu in Hinduism. The Ramayana states that the location of Rama birthplace is on the banks of the Sarayu river in the city of Ayodhya in Uttar Pradesh.