Tourist Places in Agra

Places to Visit in Agra

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Agra Average Rating - 5.6/7 1 based on 8161 Ratings

Agra is mostly preferred by travellers from Delhi, New Delhi. 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 127 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 Mehtab Bagh, Chini ka Rauza, Tomb Of Itimad-Ud-Daulah, Delhi Gate Agra, Jama Masjid. Agra can be visited in summer, monsoon or winter.
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Taj Mahal, Agra
  • Type: Monument
  • Entry: Paid
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Taj Mahal, Agra
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6.4/ 7 1
448 Ratings & 191 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 monument... Read More »
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Agra Red Fort, Agra
  • Type: Fort
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Agra Red Fort, Agra
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6.1/ 7 1
87 Ratings & 48 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
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Fatehpur Sikri, Agra
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6/ 7 1
56 Ratings & 24 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 »
"A religious place"1 month ago "Must Visit"2 months ago
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Buland Darwaza, Agra
  • Type: Monument
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Buland Darwaza, Agra
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5.5/ 7 1
14 Ratings & 8 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 be seen from... Read More »
Dayal Bagh, Agra
  • Type: Garden
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Dayal Bagh, Agra
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5.1/ 7 1
9 Ratings & 4 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 »
"Art, beautifully carved"2 months ago "The place to attract"Nov 2, 2014
Panch Mahal - Agra, Agra
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Panch Mahal - Agra, Agra
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5.9/ 7 1
9 Ratings & 3 Reviews
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
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Taj Museum, Agra
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5/ 7 1
7 Ratings & 3 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 »
"Good choice"1 month ago "Refreshing Historic days"Sep 20, 2013
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Sur Sarovar Bird Sanctuary, Agra
  • Type: Sanctuary
  • Entry: Paid
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Sur Sarovar Bird Sanctuary, Agra
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4.8/ 7 1
3 Ratings & 2 Reviews
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 »
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  • Type: Tomb
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Tomb Of Itimad-Ud-Daulah, Agra
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5.5/ 7 1
3 Ratings & 2 Reviews
"A beautiful monument"2 months ago "Beautiful and not crowded"3 months ago
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Jama Masjid, Agra
  • Type: Mosque
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Jama Masjid, Agra
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6.9/ 7 1
7 Ratings & 2 Reviews
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
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Diwan-i-am, Agra
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6.8/ 7 1
4 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
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Tomb of Akbar the Great, Agra
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6.3/ 7 1
4 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 1613.... Read More »
"Good & Historic Place"Apr 19, 2014
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  • Type: Palace
  • Entry: Paid
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Birbal Bhavan, Agra
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7/ 7 1
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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.... Read More »
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  • Type: Tomb
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Mariam's tomb, Agra
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5/ 7 1
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Mariam’s Tomb houses the mausoleum of Mariam-uz-Zamani, the wife of Mughal Emperor Akbar and mother of Jahangir. It is located 1 km away from the tomb of Akbar the Great. This tomb was built by Jahangir after the death of his mother in 1623. Originally, the... Read More »
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  • Type: Monument
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Delhi Gate Agra, Agra
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5.8/ 7 1
4 Ratings & 1 Review
"Nice to visit"Oct 14, 2014
Chini ka Rauza, Agra
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Chini ka Rauza, Agra
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4/ 7 1
2 Ratings & 1 Review
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 »
"Waste of time"3 months ago
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Mehtab Bagh, Agra
  • Type: Garden
  • Entry: Paid
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Mehtab Bagh, Agra
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6.8/ 7 1
2 Ratings & 1 Review
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 »
"Romance Personified"2 months ago
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Diwan-i-khas, Agra
  • Type: Monument
  • Entry: Paid
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Diwan-i-khas, Agra
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5.3/ 7 1
4 Ratings & 1 Review
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 »
"Nice place to visit"3 weeks ago
  • Type: Temple
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Mahakal And Mahakali Temple, Agra
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7/ 7 1
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  • Type: Temple
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Prachin Hanuman Mandir, Agra
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