Agra – In addition to the Mughal era buildings, the architectural heritage of the colonial times can be seen in the city of Agra. Agra was a regionally important center during the British period. Most of the structures and diverse architectural heritage are located on the MG Road and Civil Lines areas of Agra. Also in the cantonment area of Agra, many buildings from the colonial times can be seen.Many buildings have also been preserved as churches or academic or administrative buildings, which are still in use. The first hotel in Agra, Lawrie’s which was similar to Imperial Hotel of Delhi, hosted royalty, heads of state and celebrities in this time. Second, the Grand Imperial Hotel (formerly known as the Metropole) is reminiscent of colonial times.