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Agra located on the banks of yamuna river is a wonderful place and a popular tourist stopover. General information on Agra reveals that the city was established by Badal Singh in the year 1475. It is depicted as agrraba, in the Mahabharata, the city of Agra was once the capital of the Lodhis and the Mughals. In the sixteenth and the seventeenth century, Agra developed as a centre of art, culture, learning and commerce, especially with the help of the Mughal rulers like Akbar, Shah Jahan and Jahangir. Agra houses several historic prestigious places, monuments and buildings which upholds the tradition and culture of the city. Besides being home to UNESCO Heritage Sites like the famous Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and the Fatehpur Sikri, Agra is also replete with other attractions like Itmad-Ud Daulah's Tomb, Mariam's Tomb, Akbar's Tomb in Sikandra, Jama Masjid, Chini Ka Rauza etc.