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Taj Mahal, Agra
Taj Mahal, Agra
Rank 1
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  • Type: Monument
  • Entry: Paid
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 monument started in... Read More »
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Fatehpur Sikri, Agra
Fatehpur Sikri, Agra
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  • Type: Monument
  • Entry: Paid
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 another son of... Read More »
Dayal Bagh, Agra
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  • Type: Garden
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 110-ft high white... Read More »
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Jama Masjid, Agra
Jama Masjid, Agra
Rank 4
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  • Type: Mosque
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. The mosque is... Read More »
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Panch Mahal - Agra, Agra
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  • Type: Palace
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. Also known as... Read More »
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Buland Darwaza, Agra
Buland Darwaza, Agra
Rank 6
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  • Type: Monument
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 be seen from far.... Read More »
Diwan-i-khas, Agra
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  • Type: Monument
  • Entry: Paid
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 was built in the year... Read More »
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Aram bagh, Agra
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  • Type: Garden
  • Entry: Paid
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 the tomb of Babur... Read More »
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Diwan-i-am, Agra
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  • Type: Monument
  • Entry: Paid
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 make the hall look... Read More »
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Ram Bagh, Agra
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  • Type: Garden
  • Entry: Paid
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 render relief to... Read More »
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Itmad-ud-Daulah Tomb, Agra
Itmad-ud-Daulah Tomb, Agra
Rank 11
Ranked 11 of 38
Places to Visit in Agra
  • Type: Tomb
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 is named after... Read More »
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Agra Red Fort, Agra
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  • Type: Fort
  • Entry: Paid
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 Panipat in 1556.... Read More »
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Guru ka Tal, Agra
Rank 13
Ranked 13 of 38
Places to Visit in Agra
  • Type: Gurudwara
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 Tal, out of which... Read More »
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Moti Masjid, Agra
Moti Masjid, Agra
Rank 14
Ranked 14 of 38
Places to Visit in Agra
  • Type: Mosque
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 courtyard of the... Read More »
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Chini ka Rauza, Agra
Rank 15
Ranked 15 of 38
Places to Visit in Agra
  • Type: Monument
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 by glazed tile... Read More »
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Tomb of Akbar the Great, Agra
Tomb of Akbar the Great, Agra
Rank 16
Ranked 16 of 38
Places to Visit in Agra
  • Type: Tomb
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 1613. A huge arched... Read More »
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Mehtab Bagh, Agra
Rank 17
Ranked 17 of 38
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  • Type: Garden
  • Entry: Paid
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 to the garden... Read More »
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Dayal Bagh temple, Agra
Rank 18
Ranked 18 of 38
Places to Visit in Agra
  • Type: Place of Worship
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. The memorial in... Read More »
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Jahangir Mahal, Agra
Rank 19
Ranked 19 of 38
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  • Type: Palace
  • Entry: Paid
Jahangir Mahal, also known as the Jahangir Palace, is one of the most notable buildings inside the Agra Fort. Originally, this mahal was a zenana palace, which was built for women belonging to the royal household. The palace was mainly used by the Rajput wife of Akbar. This mahal... Read More »
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Birbal Bhavan, Agra
Rank 20
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  • Type: Palace
  • Entry: Paid
Birbal Bhawan was built by either Akbar or by Birbal himself. It is located in Fatehpur Sikri close to Jodha Bai Palace. The intricate designs of this palace and the double dome structure have been designed intentionally, so as to keep the interiors cool during the summers. Even, Victorian era... Read More »
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