Six destinations in Agra

6 attractions in Agra

Agra is packed with history and architecture that speaks of the city’s history. From historical monuments and grand architecture to shrines and tombs dedicated to love and commemoration, take a stroll though these wonderful monuments to understand the history of the city. Agra thrives as one of the country’s prime tourist locations, all owing to these beautiful and stunningly built structures dating back to the medieval times.

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Fatehpur Sikri

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​Fatehpur Sikri is a town located about 40 kilometres from Agra, and has been given the status of a World Heritage site by UNESCO.

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Akbar’s Tomb
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Sikandra Complex containing Akbar’s tomb is one of Agra’s architectural marvels.

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Itimad-ud-daula’s Tomb
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Nicknamed the Baby Taj, the exquisite tomb of Mizra Ghiyas Beg was the precursor to the Taj Mahal.

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Agra Fort

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​Aside from the Taj Mahal, Agra has one of the finest Mughal forts in India, the Agra Fort.

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Mehtab Bagh

Originally built by Emperor Babur as the last in a series of 11 parks bordering the Yamuna’s east bank, this Mughal garden was conceived before even the Taj Mahal.

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Taj Mahal

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The Taj Mahal is considered by many, to possess architectural beauty unsurpassed by any other structure in the world.

AGRA TRAVEL GUIDE

OVERVIEW

 

The city of Agra made its mark on the global map as home to one of the seven wonders of the world, the Taj Mahal. But there’s more to the city than just the Taj. From monuments, shrines and tombs dedicated to love, to the m…Expand

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FAST FACTS

Nearest Airport: Kheria AirportBest Time to Visit: October-MarchCurrency: Indian RupeeLanguages: Hindi, EnglishFestivals: Holi, Diwali, Taj Mahotsav

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4 shopping spots in Agra

From miniature Taj Mahal replicas to take home as souvenirs, to fine jewellery and the beautiful craftsmanship of Agra marble—shopping in Agra is somewhat limited, but there are a few places you mustn…

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