Founded in the year 1504 by Sultan Sikandar Lodi, Agra has been the main centre of political and cultural changes since then. From Lodi to Mughal and later Marathas to British, the city has seen many dynasties and many rulers. Every ruler contributed to the culture and heritage of the city in terms of literature, monuments and trade. The budget Agra culture and heritage tour packages are a treat to tourists who have a keen interest in learning the history of Agra.
The Mughal era was the golden period of the city. From Babar to Shah Jahan, almost every ruler played the part to create a rich history for the city. Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World attracts numerous tourists with the cheapest Agra heritage and culture tour packages.
The city exhibits three UNESCO World Heritage Site “Taj Mahal”, “Fatehpur Sikri” and “Agra Fort”. Apart from these three, tourists also get to see many grandiose and royal monuments of the Mughal era. I'timād-Ud-Daulah's Tomb also known as “Baby Taj” is the tomb of Mirza Ghiyas Beg, the father of Nur Jahan. Nur Jahan was the 20th wife of Badshah Jahangir.
Akbar tomb, Jama Masjid, Chini ka Rauza, Aram Gagh, Mariam’s Tomb and Mehtab Bagh are some of the famous Mughal era monuments that have preserved the golden ear culture and heritage for ages. Agra also shows off other heritages like Mankameshwar Temple, Gurudwara Guru Ka Taal, and The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Paliwal Park and Soamibagh Samadhi.