Agra was the imperial Mughal capital during the 16th and 17th centuries. It was from here that the emperor Akbar, Jahangir and Shajahn governed their vast empir.the city Flourished Under their patronage, attracting artisans from Perdis and Central Asia, And also from other parts of india , who built luxurious forts.manusofrom and gardens, Agra's strategic location on the bank of the Yamuna as well as on the Grand Trunk Road linking eastern India with the west,made it a tranding station, visited by merchsnts and travellers from all over the world. With the decline of the Mughals, Agra was captured by the Jats, the Marathas ,and finally the British.
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