agra fort

Agra Fort is a UNESCO World Heritage Site built alongside the Yamuna river located in Agra. It stretches about 2.5 km. Agra fort one of the important fort in India. It is also known as Lal Qila, and Agra Fort. Akbar chose this city on the bank of River Yamuna as his capital and proceeded to build a strong citadel for the purpose. Emperor Shah Jahan, who had built the Taj, was imprisoned by his son Aurangzeb in the Agra Fort where he had a view of the building erected for his deceased wife. It took 8 years and a huge amount of money to complete its construction. Agra Fort in Agra contains beautiful mosques – Nagina Masjid, Meena Masjid, Sheesh Mahal, Khas Mahal, and Meena Baza