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A Brief History of Agra

Noida is a systematically planned city under the management of the New Okhla Industrial Development Authority (NOIDA for short). It was set up as part of the urbanisation thrust during the controversial Emergency Period. The city has the highest per capita income in the entire region and the Noida authority is among the richest civic bodies in the country. The city has also emerged as an IT hotspot and is home to many fast growing businesses. If you are a resident of Noida, then you surely enjoy a fairly exciting city life. However, if you are looking to explore a place where you can get a better experience of history and culture, then look no further than the nearby city of Agra. If you wish to visit Agra, then you can get a taxi from Noida to Agra to aid in your journey to the city. Agra is a city located on the banks of the Yamuna river in the state of Uttar Pradesh. Agra is a very popular tourist spot because of its many majestic Mughal-era buildings including the Taj Mahal, the Agra Fort and the Fatehpur Sikri, all of which are UNESCO world heritage sites. Agra is included in the Golden Triangle tourist circuit, along with Delhi and Jaipur and is also included in the tourist circuit of the Uttar Pradesh state. If you are planning to visit Agra, then you can make use of the taxi service from Noida to Agra to aid in your journey.

Although Agra is generally associated with the Mughals, it has been around since the time of the Mahabharata. The ruler of the Delhi Sultanate, Sultan Sikandar Lodi is generally accepted to have founded the city of Agra in the year 1504. After the death of the Sultan, the city was passed on to his son, Sultan Ibrahim Lodi who ruled his empire from Agra until he fell in battle against the Mughal Emperor Babur in 1526. If you want to learn more about the history of Agra, you can visit the city by booking a cab from Noida to Agra. The golden age of Agra began with the Mughals. Being one of the most important cities in the country, it underwent a lot of renovations. Babur, the founder of the Mughal Empire laid out the Persian garden on the banks of the river Yamuna. His grandson, Akbar erected the great Red Fort. He also made Agra a centre for arts, commerce, learning and religion. Akbar also built a city on the outskirts called Fatehpur Sikri. Akbar’s son Jahangir Khan who had an unmatched love for flora and fauna, laid many gardens inside the Red Fort. Shah Jahan who was known for his deep interest in architecture erected the Taj Mahal in memory of his deceased wife, Mumtaz. Book an intercity cab Noida to Agra now!

After the fall of the Mughal Empire, the city came under the reign of the Marathas, before falling into the hands of the British in 1803. The city became the seat of the Raj when the Presidency of Agra was established in the year 1835. The city fell to famine two years later during the years 1837 to 1838. If you wish to learn more about the history of Agra, you can make use of the intercity cab service Noida to Agra. During the revolt of 1857, after news of the rebellion reached Agra, the native 44th and 67th regiments rebelled. On 15th June, another city Gwalior rebelled and the British were forced to withdraw by 3rd July. Two days later, a mob had sacked the city. However, after the rebels marched on Delhi, the British were able to restore order by 8th July. After Delhi fell to the British, rebels who had fled Delhi along with rebels from Central India marched on Agra once again but were defeated. After this, British rule was secured over the city again until the country’s independence in 1947. You can book an intercity taxi Noida to Agra to visit this place.

Agra is a city which is steeped in history and you can learn a lot about the history of our country by visiting this place. You can use the intercity taxi service Noida to Agra to aid in your journey to the place. Agra is well connected to Noida and the journey by road takes around 3 hours. So stop waiting and find the best intercity cab Noida to Agra so you can experience a trip in the magical city of Agra.

 

 

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