Agra is a heritage city located on the banks of the Yamuna river in the northern part of the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. The city is well connected via road, train and flight. It is exactly 378 kilometers from Lucknow, the capital city of Uttar Pradesh, and 206 kilometers south of Delhi the capital of India. Agra is one of the most popular cities in Uttar Pradesh and the city witness huge tourist inflow all through the year because of many heritage sites, and for the winner of the new 7 wonders of the world, the Taj Mahal. If you are planning to visit Agra, don’t miss visiting the Taj Mahal and the following places
List of Places to Visit in Agra:-
1. Tāj Mahal
The Taj Mahal is one of the seven wonders of the world and people from different corners of the world come to have a look at this majestic building.
The Taj is crafted in soft & pure marble and has been jeweled with semi-precious stones. The Taj Mahal is the symbol of love and it was created by King Shah Jahan in the memories of his late queen Mumtaz Mahal. The Taj has various shades and it displays it all through the day. It looks pinkish in the morning, milky white during the evening and when the moon shines, it shines in golden color. The best day to visit the Taj Mahal is the full moon night.
2. Agra Fort
The Agra fort is another most visited tourist place of the city, it is situated just a few kilometers from the Taj Mahal. It was the main destination of Mugal Kings, till they shifted their capital to Delhi. The fort has traces of history which is experienced and it is also another example of the rich architect of the Mughal era.
3. Akbar Tomb
Though this is not the most visited site in Agra, if you have come to the city, take some time to visit this magnificent Akbar tomb. This is the tomb of the most successful Mughal emperor Akbar and it was built between 1604-1613. The tomb is spread in the area of 119 acres and has the mausoleum of Akbar.
4. Tomb of I'timād-ud-Daulah
Tomb of I'timād-ud-Daulah This is another tomb that holds a huge significance and tells a lot about the Mugal architect, and it is also called by the names “Jewel Box” and “Baby Taj”. The tomb is said as the draft of the Taj Mahal.
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