Culture of Agra
The city of Agra in the state of Uttar Pradesh in India has a unique culture of its own. Centuries of Mughal rule and presence of various monuments and subsequent tourist influence have a direct bearing on the culture of the Agra city. The city that is home to one of the seven world wonders gives tourists a reason to feel proud. Due to recurrent tourist influx the city has developed a culture of its own. Thousands of tourists from India and around the world come to this city to have a glimpse of beautiful monuments of love and romance, Taj Mahal that acts as a inspiration to the numerous newly weds.
People of Agra are amiable and hospitable and believes in offering tourists and guests best of the services during their stay in the city that is truly at par with the Indian notion of 'Atithi Devo Bhav' meaning guest is god. The city nestled on the banks of river Yamuna has numerous monuments and heritage buildings offering a sneak peek into its interesting culture. The city has been ruled by various rulers in the past and remnants of its glorious past are spread over length and breadth of the city. Needless to say, the city has got recognition worldwide due to monuments of love and romance Taj Mahal but there are other famous monuments like Agra Fort, Moti Masjid and Dayal Bagh to give it company.
During their visit to the Agra city the tourist can go to buy some souvenirs to keep alive the memories of their visit to Agra.