Tourist Places in Agra

Places to Visit in Agra

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Agra Average Rating - 5.6/7 1 based on 19135 Ratings

Agra is mostly preferred by travellers from Bangalore, 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 107 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, Sheesh Mahal, Nagina Masjid, Musamman Burj. Agra can be visited in summer, monsoon or winter.

Agra Tourist Places



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Taj Mahal, Agra
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998 Ratings & 605 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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154 Ratings & 89 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
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90 Ratings & 49 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 »
Buland Darwaza, Agra
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5.9 / 7 1
33 Ratings & 21 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 »
"Majestic monument"3 months ago "Must visit"Jan 14, 2016
  • Type: Tomb
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Itmad-ud-Daulah Tomb, Agra
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13 Ratings & 8 Reviews
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 »
"Worth a visit"2 months ago "A fantastic experience"Nov 20, 2015
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  • Type: Museum
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Taj Museum, Agra
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16 Ratings & 7 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 »
"Gold coin with Taj"Dec 16, 2015 "Taj Museum - Beautiful arts"Nov 11, 2015
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  • Type: Palace
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Panch Mahal - Agra, Agra
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19 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 »
  • Type: Place of Worship
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Dayal Bagh temple, Agra
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17 Ratings & 6 Reviews
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 »
"A grand Samadhi at building stage"3 months ago "Competing Taj"Dec 29, 2015
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Delhi Gate Agra, Agra
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11 Ratings & 5 Reviews
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  • Type: Tomb
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Tomb of Akbar the Great, Agra
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6.5 / 7 1
10 Ratings & 5 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 »
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  • Type: Garden
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Mehtab Bagh, Agra
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6.4 / 7 1
8 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: Mosque
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Jama Masjid, Agra
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6.7 / 7 1
12 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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  • Type: Tomb
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Baby Taj, Agra
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13 Ratings & 4 Reviews
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Tomb of Mariam Zamani, Agra
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6 Ratings & 4 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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Chini ka Rauza, Agra
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5 Ratings & 3 Reviews
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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  • Type: Gurudwara
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Guru ka Tal, Agra
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5.6 / 7 1
9 Ratings & 3 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 »
"Historical Gurudwara"Nov 11, 2015 "Peaceful place with Langar"Oct 22, 2015
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  • Type: Sanctuary
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Sur Sarovar Bird Sanctuary, Agra
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7 Ratings & 3 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 »
"Awesome place"3 months ago "Different species of birds"Oct 6, 2014
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Diwan-i-am, Agra
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8 Ratings & 3 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 »
"King's seating place"2 months ago "Hall Of Public"Nov 13, 2015
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Diwan-i-khas, Agra
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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 »
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New Agra Temple, Agra
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5 Ratings & 2 Reviews
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