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Agra Travel Guide

Agra is an ancient and historical city of India. It is located on the banks of Yamuna River in the Indian state of Get Free QuoteUttar Pradesh. It is a dream tourist destination where travelers from all over the world visit. With its historical and heritage monuments, it has been one of the most sought after travel destinations in India. On Agra city tour you will have a wonderful opportunity to see the magnificent Taj Mahal, India’s star tourist attraction. You will also see many other monuments which are widely acclaimed for architectural beauty. You will also see perfect amalgamation of modernity and tradition here.

Major Places to See in Agra

Taj Mahal : Taj Mahal is one of the most visited monuments in India. It is one of the most beautiful buildings in the world. Its architectural beauty is matchless. Built in graceful white marble, this magnificent monument is a UNESCO World Heritage site. It is also one of the Seven Wonders of the World. This beautiful monument was built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in the commemoration of his beloved wife, Mumtaz Mahal. It is also described as the Symbol of Love.

Agra Fort : Also called as the Red Fort of Agra, the Agra Fort is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Known for its amazing architectural beauty, this magnificent monument was built by Mughal emperor Akbar. Built in red sandstone, the fort complex is regarded as a great fusion of Hindu and Islamic styles of architecture. There are many beautiful structures inside the fort complex including many beautiful palaces and some mosques.

Itmad-Ud-Daullah Tomb : The Itmad-Ud-Daullah is one another remarkable monument in Agra city. This beautiful marble monument is built by Mughal empress Noor Jahan in the commemoration of her Father. This mausoleum monument is widely acclaimed for its elaborate carving and inlay work in its interiors. Its interior is considered as more beautiful than of the Taj Mahal. That’s why; it is often called the Baby Taj or Little Taj Mahal or the Draft of Taj Mahal.

Fatehpur Sikri : Fatehpur Sikri is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is an abandoned city located in the outskirts of Agra city. It is worldwide famous with its monuments including Buland Darwaza (the largest gateway in the world), Panch Mahal, Jodha Bai Palace, Birbal Mahal, Salim Chisti Mosque, etc.

Excursion from AgraGet Free Quote
Agra offers amazing excursions to its visitors. There are many places of tourist interest around this city which can be visited and explore on Agra city tour. Mathura, Vrindavan and Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary are major excursions of Agra city.

How to Reach :
By Agra : Agra is well-connected by flights with all the major cities of India.

By Rail : Agra is well-connected by rails from Delhi and other major cities.

By Road : Agra is well-connected to Delhi, Jaipur, Bharatpur and rest of Uttar Pradesh with excellent road network.

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