Tourist Places in Agra

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  • Type: Monument
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Taj Mahal, Agra
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6.4 / 7 1
1052 Ratings & 651 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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  • Type: Fort
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Agra Red Fort, Agra
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6.1 / 7 1
168 Ratings & 102 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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Buland Darwaza, Agra
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5.9 / 7 1
36 Ratings & 23 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 »
"Name Personified"Feb 23, 2017 "Gate Of Victory"Nov 21, 2016
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Fatehpur Sikri, Agra
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6.0 / 7 1
96 Ratings & 54 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 »
"Nice historical place"2 months ago "Good place to go"Oct 13, 2016
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Diwan-i-am, Agra
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6.6 / 7 1
9 Ratings & 4 Reviews
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 »
"Interesting"Oct 13, 2016 "King's seating place"Mar 18, 2016
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  • Type: Tomb
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Tomb of Akbar the Great, Agra
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6.3 / 7 1
12 Ratings & 6 Reviews
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 »
"Tomb of Akbar"Oct 4, 2016 "Nice place for enjoying the..."Feb 16, 2016
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  • Type: Palace
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Panch Mahal - Agra, Agra
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6.3 / 7 1
20 Ratings & 6 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 »
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Sanjay Place, Agra
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6.6 / 7 1
6 Ratings & 2 Reviews
Until the Emergency rule in India during Indira Gandhi’s leadership, Sanjay Place was, in reality, a central jail. It was only in 1976 that Indira Gandhi’s son, Sanjay Gandhi saw to the shifting of the central jail to a new premises located outside the periphery of... Read More »
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Diwan-i-khas, Agra
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5.9 / 7 1
9 Ratings & 2 Reviews
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 »
Chausath Khamba, Agra
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Chausath Khamba was originally a hall, which was built in the Mughal architectural style. The hall was later converted into a tomb, which comprised a square structure of white marble. This tomb consists 64 columns that support twenty five bays. Each bay is supported by a... Read More »
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Baby Taj, Agra
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6.3 / 7 1
13 Ratings & 4 Reviews
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  • Type: Gurudwara
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Guru ka Tal, Agra
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5.5 / 7 1
10 Ratings & 4 Reviews
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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  • Type: Temple
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Sai Baba Mandir, Agra
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6.4 / 7 1
5 Ratings & 2 Reviews
Established in 1991, the Sai Baba Mandir was a very small temple housing a mud statue of the Indian spiritual master. It was visited by the people in and around the temple every Thursday evening for the sacred ‘dhoop aarti’. The purpose of the temple was to spread... Read More »
"Sai temple of Agra"Jun 15, 2016 "Best religious place"Apr 30, 2015
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  • Type: Garden
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Mehtab Bagh, Agra
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6.2 / 7 1
9 Ratings & 5 Reviews
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: Tomb
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Itmad-ud-Daulah Tomb, Agra
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6.0 / 7 1
15 Ratings & 9 Reviews
Fondly called the Baby Taj, the Itmad-ud-Daula was most likely the inspiration of the construction of the Taj Mahal many years later. It is the tomb of Mir Ghiyas Beg, a minister in Shah Jahan’s court and the father of Noor Jahan, who ordered its construction after his... Read More »
"Don't miss this"Sep 1, 2016 "Worth a visit"Feb 17, 2016
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  • Type: Mosque
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Jama Masjid, Agra
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6.7 / 7 1
13 Ratings & 4 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 »
"Islamic Art"Nov 11, 2015 "Nice ancient place to visit"Apr 22, 2015
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Delhi Gate Agra, Agra
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Ranked 17 of 113
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5.8 / 7 1
11 Ratings & 5 Reviews
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Tomb of Mariam Zamani, Agra
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5.6 / 7 1
9 Ratings & 6 Reviews
The tomb of Mariam-Zamani is yet another destination to be visited while in Agra. Mariam-Zamani was the wife of the Mughal Emperor Akbar and the mother of Salim (Jahangir). She named Mariam by the Emperor himself on the eve of the birth of their son. Her tomb was built by... Read More »
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  • Type: Palace
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Birbal Bhavan, Agra
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4 Ratings & 2 Reviews
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: Temple
New Agra Temple, Agra
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Ranked 20 of 113
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6.7 / 7 1
5 Ratings & 2 Reviews
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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 Group, Couple. The best season or months to visit places in Agra are February, March, April, September, October, November, December. There are 113 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 Birbal Bhavan, Keetham Lake, The Warehouse of Gifts & Souvenirs, Sheesh Mahal, Nagina Masjid. Agra can be visited in summer, monsoon or winter.

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