Agra is an ancient and beautiful city in India. It has one of the seven wonders of the world ‘Taj Mahal’. The city is known for the mesmerizing architecture and monuments across the planet. Thousands of traveler come here to behold the beauty of historical monuments. It is situated in the state of Uttar Pradesh in India. So here is a top simple list to check out the famous places of this historic city.
1. Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal is one of the seven wonders of the earth. It is the symbol of love and was built by the Mughal Emperor ‘Shahjahan’ in the memory of her beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal and Taj Mahal was denoted on her name. This beautiful monument is famous for amazing architectures which are made of whole white marbles and it decorates the beauty of nights in Agra. It is an honor to witness the symbol of love in a full-moon night because it spreads only love. Taj Mahal is a World Heritage Site.
2. Agra Fort
Agra Fort was built by the Mughal Ruler ‘Akbar The Great’ in the 16th century. The Monument has the incredible beauty of the Mughal Architecture which is decorated with marbles and some precious stones. The Fort has many beautiful gardens inside the complex along with a Pearl Mosque. This World Heritage Site is more enhancing natural beauty which is gathered with the flowing river Yamuna on its boundaries.
3. Akbar Tomb
Akbar The Great planned his own tomb and selected a definite place for it. In the Akbar Tomb Akbar was cremated after his death. The huge and beautiful carving is there on red sand stones. Akbar’s son Jahangir completed construction the pyramidal tomb in the earlier 17th century. the tomb is beautified with mesmerizing gardens filled with great flora and fauna which is another major source of attraction.
Tips: It is just 13 km away from Agra Fort.
4. Fatehpur Sikri
This attractive town was planned and commissioned by the Mughal Emperor Akbar The Great in the 16th century, ‘Jodha Bai Palace’ and ‘Buland Darwaza (A large gate)’ are major sources of the attraction of the town. Jodha Bai was the beloved queen of the Emperor and the Palace has an incredible structure which tells lots of stories and its structure is totally different from all the monuments of Agra.
Tips: It is just 35 km away from Agra Fort.
5. Mehtab Bagh
It is a beautiful garden on the bank of mighty river Yamuna. The garden is beautified with many trees and bird species. It is Must visitable place…
6. Keetham Lake
The lake is also known as Sur Sarovar in the local region. The lake has incredible aquatic life and many bird species. This place is again known as the place for wild photography. This beautiful lake is conserved within Sur Sarovar Bird Sanctuary.
Tips: It is just 12 km away from the Akbar Tomb and 20 km from Agra Fort.
7. Old Agra Market
Agra is known for its handicrafts product, available in the streets of Agra especially near by The Taj Mahal. The clothes, handicrafts and delicious cuisines always get indulged in the travelers’ memories.
How To Reach:
Agra is just 200 km away from the capital, New Delhi. There are many tours and travel planners available in New Delhi, Agra and nearby cities which assist in making the memories to rise. If you are coming from foreign, it is better to book your tours online from trusted sites.
So Agra is the spot of the beauty of monuments, gardens and natural beauty. If you plan to visit India, you prioritize your trip towards this amazing city which ultimately will refund you the beautiful memories.
Nearest Airport – New Delhi (Only 200 km away from Agra)