The Importance Of Mughal Empire In Agra India

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The theme of our tour to India centers on the golden age of architecture of the Mughal Empire in Agra India. The Mughal Empire was founded in 1526 by Babur, a descendant of Mongol warlords. It was the most powerful Islamic state to rule in India, most prosperously during the 17th century. Under Mughal emperors, roads were built, trade prospered, and the arts flourished. The Mughals governed northern India, and over time, their rule extended from Afghanistan in the west to Bengal in the east. Eventually, the emperor Aurangzeb moved the capital from Agra to Delhi and pushed the empire’s borders far to the south, but many Mughal constructions remained in Agra. The tour will focus on a variety of monuments; including gardens, tombs, and forts, …show more content…
The constant flow of tourists contributes both positively and negatively to the local area; both straining and helping to develop local infrastructure and economy. Three major economic areas that tourism contributes to are accommodations and hospitality, transport, and souvenir industry. While putting a draw on transportation, tourism can also help drive the development of additional public transportation and airports. Developing railways between India’s larger provinces to deal with heavy tourism traffic benefits citizens and industries of India as well. Infrastructure is vital for a nation, and tourism is a source of development for India. India also uses fees at historical landmarks, tourists are supposed to buy both the ASI and ADA tickets to visit the various monuments in Agra. India collected upwards of 43.06 crore rupees from the Taj Mahal, and 20.8 crore from other sites in Agra in the last two years. (6.4 million dollars and 3.1 million dollars respectively.) India uses these funds to maintain their historical sites. Additionally, India is a thriving nation that does not rely on only tourism. Its largest sources of income are the service sector and agriculture, both of which are helped by the development of infrastructure in India. There are less savory factors to the tourism agency, as rampant poverty and wealth inequality has led to begging practices …show more content…
Nevertheless, we cannot ignore or try to hide the problems of modern India from our clients as culture shock, specifically from western tourists on who have never experienced going to another country before, is a major problem as well as any preconceptions about dealing with urban poverty. Presenting India without its history and its issues would be disingenuous. Taking into account the history, the role of tourism in India’s industries, the local conditions, and environmental conditions, the theme’s context with the contemporary society, and the human rights conditions; our tour offers a responsible and well balanced Mughal experience in

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