Experience some best places to visit in Agra
Travelling to Agra! Confused where to visit!
Don’t worry we have some best places to visit in Agra that you can enjoy in the city of love!
Agra is famous for the iconic domed Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World.
But you can also visit other places in Agra which are very iconic and we don’t want you to miss that.
So let’s begin!
You must be planning for the Taj Mahal. Everyone comes to visit one of the best seven wonders of the world. Do you know there are other best places to visit in Agra? Below are the places that you should never miss if you are travelling to Agra.
1. The Taj Mahal:
One of the best place to visit by love birds and the one you love, it is a symbol of love Taj Mahal. A historic monument constructed by great Mughal Emperor, Shah Jahan in the memory of his beloved wife, Mumtaz Mahal. If you are a real admirer then visit it on full moon night.
2. Agra Fort:
One of the outstanding sister monument, Agra Fort. It was once the residence of the emperors of the Mughal, built with red sandstone. Agra Fort is a 16th-century monument and consist of historic fortress-like Khas Mahal, Jahangir Palace, Musamman Burj, The Diwan-i-Am, Diwan-i-Khas etc. best way to find out more by visiting it.
3. Fatehpur Sikri:
It is a small city built by great Mughal emperor, Akbar in 1570 Fatehpur Sikri, it is also known as “city of victory”. The city was a tribute to Sufi Saint. The places reflect a perfect model of Indian, Persian and Islamic architecture.you can also visit Buland Darwaza, Tomb of Salim Chishti, Panch Mahal, Birbal‘s House, Karkhana (royal workshop), Khazana (Treasury), Hammam (Turkic Baths)etc.
A Mughal mausoleum Built by Emperor Jahangir’s wife NOOR JAHAN. Due to its structure, it is also known as “Baby Taj” and located near Yamuna river. Moreover, it is made completely out of marble and rest made of sandstone. Islamic architectural style and has impressive wall paintings with sheer beauty. It also signifies the beginning of the new era of the Mughals architecture.
5. Sikandra Fort:
Sikandra fort a perfect blend of all the religious themes and build with deep red sandstone, and located in Agra. A beautiful structure with the richness of the look that never fades away. The four walls covered with the beautiful gardens. Each side of the wall has a colossal gate. The tomb resides on an elevated pyramid. It has five-storied structure. The internal carvings are intricate and a tribute to great craftsmanship. The marble work inlaid into the tomb’s complex is perfectly exquisite.