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Agra is a major tourist attraction as it contains one of the seven wonders of the world - Taj Mahal. Agra is an ancient city situated on the river Yamuna within the stae of Uttar Pradesh In India. The city has been described as Agraba in the epic Mahabharata. The city was capital of Lodhi Kingdom and later on seved the same for Mughals. During 16th and 17th century the city was developed as art, culture, commerce and learning center by Mughal kings like Akbar, Jehangir and Shah Jahan. Some wonderful buildings were erected in Agra City by the mughal kings. Agra city is famous for monuments and crafts. The monument and crafts have preserved the cultural heritage for centuries. 

Agra city is located in the city of Uttar Pradesh on the banks of river Yamuna.

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The taste buds get stimulated, tongue comes out trickling droplets of saliva and stomach pledges for a bite once the aroma of popular food of Agra travels through the thin air into the mouth of the travellers. The scrumptious food of Agra is hard to resist. The food in Agra like monuments bear the impressions of the mughal kings. The mughal kings must have had a great appetite for food besides arts and literature. The Mughlai cuisine seems to have left the dining tables of the mughal courts and into the city at large. The great connoisseurs of Agra had a liking towards flesh. The meat dishes served all over Agra were once the speciality of royal food. 

The city of Agra houses restaurants, food corners that serve the best Mughlai cuisine in India. The baked meat, bread and chicken are the best in the menu. Kababs which are made by baking meat in an earthen oven called tandoor is one of the most delicious things offered in Agra. Tandoori Chicken and Tandoori Fish are ot


The shopping centres in Agra have enough to amuse and entertain. The arts and crafts of the city are quite popular. Inlay works, leather works and ornamental works are captivating. The Zari and embroidery works often form priorities in Agra. Leather goods, brass ware, carpets are the best buys of Agra. Government approved shops provide souvenirs and other antiquities at genuine rates. Sadar Bazar, Kinari Bazar and Munro Road are important market places in the region.

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