was once the capital of the Mughal empire and even today it seems to linger
in the past . Not surprising , for the Mughal emperors with their passion for
building, endowed the city with some of the finest structures in the world .
It is very easy to slip away here through the centuries into the grandeur and
intrigues of the Mughal court.
Jaipur: Jaipur is 260 km from Delhi and
forms the most chosen tourism golden triangle of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. It
a bustling capital city and a business centre with all the trapping of modern
metropolis but yet flavoured strongly with an age-old charm that never fails
to surprise a traveller. The old Jaipur painted in Pink can grip any visitor
with admiration. Stunning backdrop of ancient forts Nahargarh, Amer, Jagarh
and Moti Dungri are dramatic testimonials of the bygone era and a reminder of
their lingering romance.
Mathura: widely known as birth place of
lord Krishna is located on the western bank of river Yamuna at latitude 27degree
41 Minute N and 77Degree and 41 Minuet E. It is 145 Km south-east of Delhi
and 58 Km north west of Agra in the State of Uttar Pradesh. For about 3000 Year
it was the hub of culture and civilization.
The legends say that the place was named as Bharatpur after the name of Bharat,
the brother of Lord Rama, whose other brother Laxman was worshipped as the family
deity of the Bharatpur rulers, Laxman's name is engraved onthe state arms and
the seals. The city and the fort have been believed to be founded by Rustam,
a Jat of Sogariya clan. Maharaja Surajmal took over from Khemkaran, the son
of Rustam and established the empire. He fortified the city by building a massive
wall around the city.
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