There are 7 wonders of world and Agra is the home of one of the wonder of the world, i.e. “Taj Mahal”. Agra is from the UNESCO World Heritage Site which is popularly known for Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri as well. It is the place which is a perfect combination of history, architectural view, and romance. This perfect combination makes it one of the must-visit places in India. Agra is located at the bank of the river Yamuna, it is one of the small city of Uttar Pradesh. So, if you really want to explore historical facts and rich culture of India, then it is the perfect destination for you on this vacation. Enjoy the Mughal Art and Architectural View of the City. Along with the famous tourist spots and monuments, there are many restaurants that offer delicious food and drinks. This place is also famous for chaat and lassi.

1. Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal is from the famous monument in India. It is one of the seven wonders of the world and it is considered as the most popular and beautiful place to visit in Agra. Taj Mahal is a symbol of love, which is built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan after the death of his wife Mumtaz. This monument is surrounded by lots of greenery, a river on the back, a large area in front of a lake and a lawn. It is covering an area of approximately 42 Acers. The Taj Mahal is totally built with White Marbles and these marbles are obtained from Makrana in Rajasthan. The construction of the Taj Mahal begins in 1631, it took a time of 17 years and at the beginning of 1648, it was constructed properly. Taj Mahal comes under the UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1983. Every day, around 2 to 4 million people come to visit the Taj Mahal. The beauty and history of the monument attract people the most and make it famous all over the world. Thus, it is a must-visited place to travel in Agra.

Timing- 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM (But closed on Friday)
Entry Fee- INR 50 For Indians and INR 150 For Foreigners 

2. Agra Fort

Agra Fort is another famous tourist spot in the city. It is not only a fort, but it is also a place which is immense significance in the history of India. It is located in the city of Uttar Pradesh, in northern India. Agra Fort is also known as Red Fort which was built by Emperor Akbar in 1573. It is located on the right bank of the River Yamuna in Agra and is made up of red sandstone. The Agra Fort is one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites and is at a distance of approximately 2.5 KM from The Taj Mahal. Agra fort has a special connection with Indian politics and history. The red sandstones imposing the structure which majestic it as a beautiful and declined view of the place. This fort is the perfect explanation of the Mughal style of art and architecture, it is one of the most visited tourist spots in Agra. This Fort takes 7 to 8 years to build properly and it is surrounded in 94 Acers. In 2004, It is awarded the Agra Khan Award for Architecture and this fort is a monument that had a lasting impact on the history of India and it is also known as an architectural wonder. You can also see the view of the Taj Mahal from the Agra Fort. Also, some Bollywood movies like Jodha-Akbar and Mere Brother Ki Dulhan filmed in the Agra Fort. So, don’t miss an opportunity to visit this place. The best time to visit Agra is in the winter season between November to February. So, plan your vacation here and spend some valuable time with your affectionate ones.

Timing- 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Entry Fee- INR 50 For Indians and INR 500 For Foreigners

3. Tomb of Akbar

This famous place is a tomb of Mughal emperor Akbar. It is located on the Sikandra sub of Agra. It was built by the Jahangir son of Akbar in the year 1605-1613 after the death of Akbar. This place is chosen by the Akbar as his wish tomb is created after his death. It covers an area of about 119 acres of grounds in Sikandar. It is an important Mughal architectural masterpiece. The South gate tomb is the largest tomb out of the four white marble chhatri-topped minarets and it is similar to the Taj Mahal. This tomb of Akbar built with the red sandstones and a portion is made from marble which looks very pretty and also gave him a more precious look. The beauty of this historical monument is not justified in the words. There is also a Mughal garden around it.  This tomb of Akbar is facing towards the rising sun instead of Masjid of Mecca. The Akbar also lived through the construction of his tomb and built a beautiful garden around it which increases the beauty of the tomb. The main tomb is surrounded by a beautiful garden which was designed by Akbar. His wife’s (Mariam-uz-Zamani Begam) tomb is also located in Sikandra about a few kilometers away from Akbar’s Tomb. People come here to see the monkeys and apes & there are also many photographers who take your photos with these apes. The best to time visit here in the morning and evening because you can relax and walk at this place as it is one of the quiet and beautiful places to visit.

Timing- 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM (Closed on Friday)
Entry Fee- INR 10 For Indians and INR 100 For Foreigners

4. Fatehpur Sikri

Fatehpur Sikri is one of the royal places to visit in the city that is made up of red sandstones and is situated 40 miles west of Agra, Uttar Pradesh, in the northern part of India. This place was founded by Mughal Emperor Akbar. The name Fateh is originated from the Arabic word which means ‘’victory’’ and the Sikri means ‘’thanks to god’. It is also come under UNESCO World Heritage Site and become a famous place for tourist attraction. The architectural view of this place is really very amazing and is designed in the style of Mughal Architect that inspires and attracts most of the tourists towards it. If you really love to explore historical places then this place is just for you, as there are a number of religious and historical beliefs which will really be liked by you. So, it isn’t is a good idea to explore such a mysterious place. It will also help you to give you a closer look at Indian history. The beauty of the place will definitely fresh your mood and you can spend some valuable time with your loved ones, also you can click photographs here.

Timing- 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Entry Fee- INR 30 For Indians and INR 350 For Foreigners

5. Mehtab Bagh

Mehtab Bagh is located on the north side of the Taj Mahal and is opposite to the river Yamuna. Mehtab bagh is from one of the Mughal Garden but it is the last one. The scenic view of this place attracts most of the travelers towards it. It is quadrilateral in shape and is also known by the name of Moonlight. It is a perfectly built garden which gives a gorgeous view of the Taj Mahal with a fountain in its front. It is the perfect place for photography. The garden provides a perfect view and beautiful pictures also it is a popular sunset point. This garden is made up of a mixture of red sandstones cladding, bricks, and lime plaster. The walls of this garden are 289m high and the domed tower is made with red sandstones in the garden. It believed that the garden had a four-tower which is located in each corner but, only the tower on the southeast side remains. Also, there is a small Dalit shrine near the entrance which is on the riverside. There is also an octagonal-shaped pond in the garden which is the main attraction of this place. This pond, there is a reflection of the Taj Mahal which also gives a beautiful look. The Mehtabh Bagh is a horticulture area that scores the number of vibrantly blooming florals plants and medicinal herbs also there are unlimited fruit trees that increase the beauty of this park. Trust Me, it is a must-visit place in Agra to get an unforgettable experience.

Timing- 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Entry Fee- INR 30 For Indians and INR 100 For Foreigners

6. Wildlife SOS

It was established in the year 1995 and is a great initiative taken by the group of individuals to protect and conserve the life of wild animals. They conserve wildlife, maintain habitats and also conserve the biodiversities. They have started their plan and rescuing each and every wild animal from disasters or accidents. They maintain them and take care of them. Similarly, Wildlife SOS and have rescued 200 Bears from the place where these bears are torcher to practice for dance. This center of Wildlife SOS runs through the donations and the entry charges which you are given are taken by the government and not given to Wildlife SOS. In short, this place is heaven for wild animals who suffered very much in their lives. If you are an animal lover and love to explore wildlife then this place just for you. Go and watch this Wildlife SOS in Agra also you can take some beautiful snaps that will be a lifetime memory for you.

Timing- 6:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Entry Fee- INR 50 For Indians and INR 500 For Foreigners

7. Moti Masjid

Moti Masjid is located in Agra and built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. Another name of Moti Masjid is Peal Mosque. It is constructed with marbles and is built for the purpose of worship for the royal member of the Court. It was built in the year 1654 and it took approximately 4 lakh Rs to complete this mosque at that time. That’s why the architectural view of this place is really very awesome and takes you in the world of magic. This is crafted in the Mughal’s Designs which is liked by one and all. This makes it more famous among the others in the city. There are three domes that were built with the light white marbles and they are standing on the red sandstones Isn’t it beautiful? So, how can you miss this great place? Hence, whenever you travel to Agra, don’t forget to visit here.

Timing- 6:00 AM to 7:30 PM
Entry Fee- No Entry Fee

8. Panch Mahal

Panch Mahal was built by the Akbar for his wives and other ladies of the court. It is a five-storey historical place that was found inside the Fatehpur Sikri complex. It is located very close to the great palace Jodha Bai and is made up of red sandstone. It has five pavilions that stand on each other on the ground and is connected with the stairs of sandstone. It consists of 84 pillars on the first floor, 56 pillars on the second floor, 20 on the next floor and 12 pillars and at the end of the topmost section of this palace. Along with these columns, there is also a Chatri that has 4 pillars. This mahal has a beautiful architectural view and attracts most of the tourists towards it. This Panch Mahal is one of the best from the rest places to visit in Agra. Here you can spend your time in a peaceful and charming environment. You can also click pictures with the beautiful background of this famous Panch Mahal. Thus, add this place also in your list to spend your vacations very well.

Timing- 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Entry Fee- No Entry Fee

9. Itimad-Ud-Daulah’s Tomb

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Itimad-Ud-Daula’s Tomb is also known by the name of the “Baby Taj Mahal”. This Mughal’s Tomb is totally looked like a draft of the famous monument “Taj Mahal” and sometimes it’s also known as Jewel box. It is the first tomb in India which is totally made up of marble. This famous is located at the bank of the river Yamuna. The construction of this tomb was started in the year 1622 and was completed in the year 1628. This is the tomb of Mir Gheyas Beg (Itimad-Ud-Daula) who is the minister in the court of Shah Jahan. The architectural view of this place is really appreciable and looks impressive. This Mughal architect attracts most of the visitors towards it. If you are looking for a place where you can spend some valueable time with your loved ones and want to know about little Mughal architect then, this place is the right pick for you. It is a very good place to visit but remember it is not that much large place, it is a small place but there is a good facility for food and parking. This is the Best Place to visit in Agra if you have a multi-day trip to Agra then you should consider these places to your visit list.

Timing- 8:00 AM to 12:00 AM (Mid-night)
Entry Fee- INR 20 For Indians and INR 100 For Foreigners

10. Taj Mahotsav

It is a famous annual 10-day festival in Agra. This festival showcases an umpteen variety of art, culture, handicrafts, dance, and cuisines of different artists of India. It was started in the year 1992 and this festival gives a platform to different artists and talented persons to showcase their talents here in the form of handicrafts, art, and dance. They display their work and at the same time, they make it available for the tourists or visitors at an affordable price. This 10 days festival is truly a paradise of foodies, fun places for children and a close view of rich culture. It took place in the month of February and it is recommended you to plan your trip according to Taj Mahotsav. Because you seriously can’t afford to miss this place.

Timing- 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Entry Fee- Starting From INR 50 For Indians and there is No Entry Fee For Foreigners

11. Dolphin Water Park

Now, it’s time for some adventurous activities. This famous water park was inaugurated in the year 2002 and spreads over an area of 14 acres. There are many thriller rides, roller coasters, water rides and many more for all ages groups with safety measures.  Along with the water park, there is also an amusement park, a kids’ fun area, locker room, and other facilities. It is famous for the recreation of fun rides and is mostly visited by tourists to enjoy their vacations. Thus, it an advisable to take an extra day to visit this place.

Timing- 11:30 AM to 6:00 PM
Entry Fee- Starting From INR 500

12. Friends Gokulam Fun City Water Park

Another famous water park in the city is Friends Gokulam Fun City, Water Park. It spreads over a large area and there are many water rides, roller coaster rides, fun rides for all including from kids to adults. So, don’t forget to take a visit to this place. Spend a day here and create a fun experience with your affectionate ones.

Timing- 9:30 AM to 6:00 PM
Entry Fee- Starting From INR 400

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