Agra, the city of the fantastic "Taj Mahal" was the next destination of our round trip and at the same time the true reason of our India journey. Taj Mahal, already the name is myth. It is one of the seven Wonders of the Word, the dream made out of marble and jewels was completed after a construction period of more as 20 years and is the sign of the big love between the Mogul Shah Jahan and his wife Mumtaz.
Not less impressing is the fort of Agra, which was built in the typical red sandstone. At first it was a station of military but under the rule of the Mogul Shah Jahan it partly changed into a palace.
The environ of Agra is very rural. “Ox trucks” loaded with dried cowpat, which is used as burning material, you can see everywhere.
A further high point in the near of Agra was the castle "Fathepur Sikri" built in the Mogul style, and also named “the lost city”. It is situated in the middle of a most fruitful landscape
Beside the castle there is the Jama Masjid mosque with a tomb in filigree marble.
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