Tourist Places in Agra

Places to Visit in Agra

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Agra is mostly preferred by travellers from Delhi, Agra. The go to destination for types of travellers, be it family, kids and couples, Agra is, however, mostly preferred by Couple, Family. The best season or months to visit places in Agra are February, March, April, September, October, November, December. There are 38 tourist places in Agra, which can be explored by travellers. Local attractions can be visited at any time of the day, be it early morning, afternoon, evening or night, as suitable for travellers. Sightseeing in Agra can be done by travellers, which will take half a day or one day, but to see all sightseeing places, travellers need to stay in Agra for 2 days to 3 days.
Travellers can also download HolidayIQ.com's Agra Travel Guide to learn about places to visit in Agra, browse through photos & pictures, explore Agra using a map, and read sightseeing reviews. Recently reviewed tourist attractions in Agra, which are great places to visit, are Jama Masjid, Tomb of Akbar the Great, Sur Sarovar Bird Sanctuary, Dayal Bagh, Diwan-i-am. Agra can be visited in summer, monsoon or winter.
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Taj Mahal, Agra
  • Type: Monument
  • Entry: Paid
Taj Mahal, Agra
Rank 1
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6.5/ 7 1
194 Ratings & 111 Reviews
Taj Mahal, one of the most recognisable structures in the world, attracts around four million visitors annually. This beautiful structure of white marble was built by the Mughal emperor, Shah Jahan, in the memory of his wife, Mumtaz Mahal. The construction of the... Read More »
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Agra Red Fort, Agra
  • Type: Fort
  • Entry: Paid
Agra Red Fort, Agra
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6.1/ 7 1
38 Ratings & 22 Reviews
Agra Red Fort, located 2.2 km north-west of Taj Mahal, is a UNESCO World Heritage site. Sprawling over an area of 380,000 sq m, the fortress is situated on the right bank of River Yamuna. This fort was built by Mughal Emperor Akbar, after he defeated the Afghans at... Read More »
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Fatehpur Sikri, Agra
  • Type: Monument
  • Entry: Paid
Fatehpur Sikri, Agra
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5.9/ 7 1
35 Ratings & 15 Reviews
Fatehpur Sikri is a city in Agra District, which was constructed by Mughal Emperor Akbar in the beginning of 1570. The city was constructed to honour Sufi saint, Sheikh Salim Chisti, who used to live in a cavern on the ridge at Sikri. This saint predicted the birth of... Read More »
"Road to Sikri is hellish."1 month ago "Full of tomb!"3 months ago
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Buland Darwaza, Agra
  • Type: Monument
Buland Darwaza, Agra
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5.4/ 7 1
7 Ratings & 3 Reviews
Buland Darwaza, located in Fatehpur Sikri, is also known as the 'Gate of Magnificence'. This grand gateway was built by the Mughal Emperor Akbar, when he defeated the king of Khandesh in 1573. Built in red sandstone, this gateway stands 40 metres high and can... Read More »
  • Type: Garden
Dayal Bagh, Agra
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4.6/ 7 1
6 Ratings & 2 Reviews
Dayal Bagh, a well-known pilgrimage site in Agra, is famous for the memorial of Shiv Dayal Sahib. Popularly known as Soami Maharaj, Shiv Dayal Sahib was the founder of the Radha Soami Satsang which combines the essentials from Hinduism, Christianity, Sikhism and Buddhism. The... Read More »
"Will it get completed?"3 months ago "Could be way better"Dec 23, 2013
  • Type: Palace
Panch Mahal - Agra, Agra
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5.9/ 7 1
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Panch Mahal, a quaint five-storey architectural wonder found inside the Fatehpur Sikri Fort Complex, was built by Emperor Akbar for his queens and the other ladies of the court. Located very close to the Palace of Jodha Bai, this pillared pavilion is made of red sand stone.... Read More »
Taj Museum, Agra
  • Type: Museum
  • Entry: Paid
Taj Museum, Agra
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3.8/ 7 1
4 Ratings & 2 Reviews
The Taj Museum is a double storeyed building, which lies within the Taj Mahal complex. Established in 1982, the museum comprises three galleries and a main hall. There is a gallery, where displays relating to the construction of the Taj Mahal and to the period of its... Read More »
"Refreshing Historic days"Sep 20, 2013 "At Taj meusem"Aug 17, 2013
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Jama Masjid, Agra
  • Type: Mosque
Jama Masjid, Agra
Rank 8
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6.9/ 7 1
4 Ratings & 1 Review
Jama Masjid, popularly known as Jami Masjid or Friday Mosque, is one of the larger mosques in India. Situated opposite the Agra Fort, this mosque overlooks the Agra Fort Railway Station. The mosque was built by Shah Jahan in 1648, for his favourite daughter, Jahanara Begum.... Read More »
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Diwan-i-am, Agra
  • Type: Monument
  • Entry: Paid
Diwan-i-am, Agra
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7/ 7 1
3 Ratings & 1 Review
Diwan-i-am, also known as the "hall of public audience", was the place where the Mughal rulers held regular audience with the masses. It was built in the year 1628 by Shah Jahan, the famous Mughal emperor. This hall comprises of beautifully carved 40 pillars, which... Read More »
"For photographers"Nov 18, 2013
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Tomb of Akbar the Great, Agra
  • Type: Tomb
Tomb of Akbar the Great, Agra
Rank 10
Ranked 10 of 38
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6/ 7 1
2 Ratings & 1 Review
The tomb of Akbar the Great is the mausoleum of Mughal Emperor Akbar, in Sikandra. The construction of this Mughal architectural masterpiece was started in 1600 by Emperor Akbar himself. After the death of Akbar in 1605, the tomb was completed by his son Jahangir in... Read More »
"Good & Historic Place"3 months ago
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  • Type: Sanctuary
  • Entry: Paid
Sur Sarovar Bird Sanctuary, Agra
Rank 11
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4.8/ 7 1
2 Ratings & 1 Review
Sur Sarovar Bird Sanctuary, also known as Keetham Lake, was established in 1991 by the Uttar Pradesh Forest Department. Spread over an area of 7.97 sq km, this sanctuary comprises a large lake covering area of 2.25 sq km. The depth of the lake varies from 4 metres to 8 metres.... Read More »
"Awesome place to visit"Jan 16, 2014
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Diwan-i-khas, Agra
  • Type: Monument
  • Entry: Paid
Diwan-i-khas, Agra
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5.5/ 7 1
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Just adjacent to the Diwan-e-am, there is a red sand stone building known as Diwan-i-khas. Since this place was much smaller than the court held for private audience. It is here that the Mughal emperor would have private meetings with the visiting dignitaries and guests. It... Read More »
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  • Type: Garden
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Aram bagh, Agra
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5/ 7 1
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Another famous garden that was laid out by Babur himself is the scenic Aram bagh. It was built in 1558 AD and was based on the classical Persian gardens on the banks of the fast flowing river Yamuna. It is popularly known as Mughal Gardens or Ram Bagh and was known to nestle... Read More »
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  • Type: Garden
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Ram Bagh, Agra
Rank 14
Ranked 14 of 38
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5.5/ 7 1
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Ram Bagh, which was built by the Mughal Emperor Babur in 1528, is the oldest Mughal garden in India. This garden was constructed as Charbagh, with pathways and canals dividing it into four parts. Popularly known as Aaram Bagh, this garden was used during the hot summers to... Read More »
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Itmad-ud-Daulah Tomb, Agra
  • Type: Tomb
Itmad-ud-Daulah Tomb, Agra
Rank 15
Ranked 15 of 38
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5.8/ 7 1
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Itmad-ud-Daulah Tomb, located 2.4 km away from the Taj Mahal, is one of the most beautiful Mughal tombs. Constructed during the reign of Emperor Jahangir, this tomb comprises cenotaphs of Mirza Ghiyas and Asmat Begum, who were parents of Mughal Empress Nur Jahan. The mausoleum... Read More »
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Guru ka Tal, Agra
Rank 16
Ranked 16 of 38
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3.8/ 7 1
2 Ratings
Guru ka Tal is a gurudwara dedicated to the ninth Sikh Guru, Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Ji. This gurudwara was built at the site where Guru Tegh Bahadur laid down his arms and surrendered to Aurangzeb, the Mughal Emperor. Built in 1610, this gurudwara featured twelve towers in the... Read More »
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Moti Masjid, Agra
  • Type: Mosque
Moti Masjid, Agra
Rank 17
Ranked 17 of 38
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7/ 7 1
1 Rating
Moti Masjid, also known as Pearl Mosque, was built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. Situated in the premises of the Agra Fort, this mosque is made of marble. The ground on which the mosque is constructed slopes from east to west, in the north of Diwan-i-Am complex. The... Read More »
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Chini ka Rauza, Agra
  • Type: Monument
Chini ka Rauza, Agra
Rank 18
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7/ 7 1
1 Rating
Chini ka Rauza, a funerary monument built in 1635, contains the tomb of Allama Afzal Khan Mullah of Shiraz. He was a scholar and a poet, who served as the Prime Minister of the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. This monument reflects the Indo-Persian architecture, which is decorated... Read More »
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Mehtab Bagh, Agra
  • Type: Garden
  • Entry: Paid
Mehtab Bagh, Agra
Rank 19
Ranked 19 of 38
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7/ 7 1
1 Rating
Mehtab Bagh, which means Moonlight Garden, is basically a charbagh, which is located towards the north of the Taj Mahal complex. The width of this garden is identical to that of the rest of the gardens. The corners of the garden are marked by four sandstone towers. According... Read More »
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  • Type: Place of Worship
Dayal Bagh temple, Agra
Rank 20
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Dayal Bagh is a pilgrimage site in Agra, which is popular for the memorial of Shiv Dayal Sahib, the founder of the Radha Soami Satsang Movement. He started this religious organisation in 1861, which combines the elements from Hinduism, Christianity, Sikhism and Buddhism.... Read More »
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