Saturday, July 19, 2008

Agra Fort- world heritage centre, Agra UP

Agra Fort is a UNESCO world heritage centre and popular next only to the great TAJ MAHAL in Agra.

Sharing some photos of this fort, which I visited earlier this month.

The entrance...
Photos of Agra Fort, Agra UP!

Walk way-one can easily get lost inside the fort.
Photos of Agra Fort, Agra UP!

Interiors of a hall-lots of artwork
Photos of Agra Fort, Agra UP!
Art work on the ceilings
Photos of Agra Fort, Agra UP!
Photos of Agra Fort, Agra UP!

Art on the pillars and columns
Photos of Agra Fort, Agra UP

Yamuna river on the other side of the fort- Taj mahal is in the vicinity
Photos of Agra Fort, Agra UP!
So many squirrels More Squirrel photos
Photos of Agra Fort, Agra UP!
Jahangiri Mahal
Photos of Agra Fort, Agra UP!
Watch post
Photos of Agra Fort, Agra UP!
Entrances
Photos of Agra Fort, Agra UP!

Emperor Shah Jahan, who built the Taj Mahal, was imprisoned by his son Aurangzeb in the Agra Fort where the former spent last 7 years of his life. I overheard few tourists excitedly talking among themselves-"I touched the bed on which Shah Jahan had slept"...
Photos of Agra Fort, Agra UP!
Amphitheater
Photos of Agra Fort, Agra UP!
Photos of Agra Fort, Agra UP!
Photos of Agra Fort, Agra UP!
Photos of Agra Fort, Agra UP
Canals for safety
Photos of Agra Fort, Agra UP!
Outside the fort
Photos of Agra Fort, Agra UP!
Camera Used: Sony DSC H50. High resolution images (Nearly 3 MB each) available on request. What you see above are compressed images for the blog.
More about agra fort on Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agra_Fort

13 comments:

Chintan said...

Hey Hande ...

Nice pis of Agra .. gr8.

Have some updates in my collection as well.

http://chintz-passion.blogspot.com/

Shrinidhi Hande said...

Thanks for visiting and leaving a comment Chintan.

Your photo blog is looking great. I'm linking to it. Kindly reciprocate.

Regards,
Nidhi

Mridula said...

Shrinidhi did you go there in the rainy season? The grass is so green. I am glad you have noticed the garden now :D

Shrinidhi Hande said...

Mridula,

Yes, we went in July 08.

Its because of your photo I noticed the garden in detail...

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Shail said...

I have been in Agra several times and visited the fort too but it never appears so beautiful as in these pictures, great work. Agra

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