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Taj Mahal picture in Agra
Details of the Agra Fort picture in Agra
Furry Visitors picture in Agra
Itmad-ud-Daulah's Tomb picture in Agra
Agra Fort picture in Agra
Fatehpur Sikri  picture in Agra
Local Transportation picture in Agra
Cows in India picture in Agra
Yamuna River  picture in Agra
Mehtab Bagh picture in Agra
Sunrise at the Taj Mahal picture in Agra

This classic view of the Taj Mahal is a photo op every world traveler dreams of. Andras Foldesi/EyeEm Getty Images

The Agra Fort was built in the Mughal style, which combines Indian, Islamic, and Persian architectural principles. Bryan Mullennix Getty Images

While in Agra, you'll see monkeys all over. In the streets, at popular attractions. But they are not your friends. Monkeys in India can be aggressive and could snatch your things right out of your hand. When seeing one, it's best to just walk by briskly.  be happy! Getty Images

This Mughal mausoleum is thought to be a precursor of the Taj Mahal. Quinn Cowper Flickr

Agra's star attraction after the Taj Mahal, the Agra Fort served as a fort for Emperor Akbar and then a palace for Shah Jahan (the one responsible for the Taj Mahal).  rchphoto Getty Images

The ancient city of Fatehpur Sikri was set to be the seat of power for the Mughal Empire, but was soon abandoned after construction due to its poor water system. Peter Zelei Images Getty Images

Auto-rickshaws (pictured) are a fun and inexpensive way to get around Agra.  Javi Julio Photography Getty Images

Don't ask for beef while dining out in India. Cows are considered sacred in the Hindu religion so you won't find it on the menu anywhere.  Parshina Olga Getty Images

The peaceful Yamuna River sits right behind the Taj Mahal. For great views of the river, as well as another great angle of the Taj, visit the Mehtab Bagh gardens.  Nikada Getty Images

If you're wanting another angle of the beautiful Taj Mahal, head up the gardens at the Mehtab Bagh We travel the world Flickr

Many visitors say the best way to take in the the Taj Mahal is at sunrise or sunset. Aside from the aesthetics, travelers say the lack of crowds allowed them to enjoy the UNESCO site more.  Amir Ghasemi Getty Images

Taj Mahal picture in Agra
Details of the Agra Fort picture in Agra
Furry Visitors picture in Agra
Itmad-ud-Daulah's Tomb picture in Agra
Agra Fort picture in Agra
Fatehpur Sikri  picture in Agra
Local Transportation picture in Agra
Cows in India picture in Agra
Yamuna River  picture in Agra
Mehtab Bagh picture in Agra
Sunrise at the Taj Mahal picture in Agra

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