- Agra Fort was not built by Shah Jahan, it is a brick-structure made by the Rajput Kings.
- Agra was built in the period of Mahabharata and was earlier named as Agraban.
- St. John’s College of Agra is one of the oldest colleges of India. It was established in the year 1850.
- Agra is the home for the wonder of world, Taj Mahal.
- Taj Mahal in Agra has a mosque and the monument remains closed on Fridays for prayer.
- Chhatrapati Shivaji, the Maratha ruler was once house-arrested in the Agra Fort.
- The local language for Agra is not Hindi, it is called Brij Bhasha.
- Agra has its links with the Hindu Rajput Royalty, primarily to the Chauhan clan.
- Guru Teg Bahadur offered his arrest to Aurangzeb at Guru Ka Taal which a Gurudwara in Agra.
- Agra has the oldest Lord Shiva’s temples on all the four corners of the city.
- Agra was once the capital of India and had a GDP which was 4 times than that of London.
- The great Indian devotional saint, Surdas was born in Agra.
- Delhi was made the capital of India in 1911 by the George V.
- Delhi was originally known as ‘Indraprastha’.
- The oldest and largest mosque in India is Jama Masjid which is located in Delhi.
- Delhi holds the tallest minaret made of bricks which is the Qutub Minar.
- Delhi was earlier bounded by 14 gates and, currently, 4 of them exist.
- The capital is also called as Lutyens Delhi as the British architects designed it.
- The establisher of Delhi Sultanate was Qutub-ud-Din Aibak.
- The Yogamaya Temple in Delhi is said to be one the 5 ancient temples from Mahabharata days of Delhi.
- Angpal Tomar laid the foundation of seven ancient cities in Delhi, before the 13 th century.
- Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan was built by Sawai Jai Singh.
- The city is famously known as “Pink City” as it was painted with pink colour to welcome the Prince of Wales.
- The largest Jantar Mantar or astronomical observatory is located in Jaipur.
- Central Museum is the oldest museum in Jaipur.
- Hawa Mahal was built specifically to let the ladies have a glance at the everyday life on the street without being seen.
- The city was planned with the influence of Vastu Shashtra and Shilpa Shashtra.
- The largest saline lake in India, Sambhar Lake is also situated 60 kilometers from the city.
- Hawa Mahal has 953 small windows.
- Jal Mahal which is situated in Jaipur appears to be the floating palace.
- Gaitore is the site for cremation of rulers of Jaipur and is located on Jaipur Amber road.