Agra Travel Guide

About Place

Agra is a city in northern India’s Uttar Pradesh state. It's home to the iconic Taj Mahal, a mausoleum built for the Mughal ruler Shah Jahan’s wife, Mumtaz Mahal (who died in childbirth in 1631). The imposing main building features a massive dome and intricately carved white marble inlaid with precious stones. This is set behind a reflecting pool inside a courtyard defined by 4 minarets.

Places To Visit
  • Taj Mahal
  • Taj Museum
  • Jama Mosque
  • Guru Ka Tal
  • Ram Bagh
  • Tomb Of Salim Chishti
  • Fatehpur Sikri
  • Chini Ka Rauza
  • Mehtab Bagh
  • Khas Mahal
  • Soami Bagh Samadh
  • Anguri Bagh
  • Jahangir Mahal
  • Lower Haramsara

  • The Mughal Heritage Walk
  • Cycle Rickshaw Tour Around Agra
  • Biking In And Around Agra
  • Spa Treatment At Kaya Kalp
  • Light And Sound Show At Kalakriti Cultural And Convention Center
  • Balloon Safari
  • Elephant Watching At Wildlife SOS

Famous Food
  • Chaat
  • Samosa
  • Pakora
  • Kababs
  • Rabri
  • Kheer
  • Jalebi
  • Ras Malai
  • Petha
  • Daal Moth

Things To Buy
  • Marble items
  • Leather goods
  • Soapstone jewellery boxes

Shopping Area
  • Sadar Bazaar
  • Marble Handicrafts
  • Unique Arts And Crafts
  • Kashmiri Bazar
  • Saket Mall
  • Shilpgram
  • Kinari Bazaar
  • Subhash Emporium

Agra Details

Best Time To Visit
October To March

Monsoon Period
July to September

Important Contact
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Ambulance Service:
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