Thing to do in Agra
The city of Agra is a preferred destination for tourists from different corners of India and the world. The tourists come to the city to have a glimpse of monument of love and romance, Taj Mahal, built by Shah Jahans in the loving memory of his beloved wife Mumtaj. But this marvelous, marbled monument is not the sole attraction in the city situated in state of Uttar Pradesh in India. Besides Taj, there is a host of things to do in Agra. Let us have a lowdown on the activities to be indulged in the city of Agra.
Agra Fort, a UNESCO world heritage site located on the right bank of river Yamuna is one of the most imposing forts in India. It is one of the major tourist attractions in the city, which is largely overlooked due to popularity of Taj. The fort beautifully strewn with a number of buildings vividly showcase the Mughal style of architecture.
Apart from these, there are a lot more things to do in Agra. During there trip to the city the tourists can visit other tourist attractions the city has to offers like Sikandra Fort, Chini-Ka-Roza, Jama Masjid, Fatehpur Sikri and others. In addition, there are various lesser-known tourist attractions in the city where visitors can go to add variety to their trip.
To cater the tourists there are numerous hotels that offer excellent accommodation and recreation options. Agra is well known for its delicious cuisines, which tourists may relish during their visit to the city. The guests on their visit may have a gorge on some of the specialty of Agra like Petha and Gazak. The tourist may explore the newly developed parts of Agra where dazzling malls are adding glamor to this historic city.
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