Tourist Places in Agra
Agra, the city of two World Heritage Sites ? The Taj Mahal and the Agra Red Fort ? is one among the top tourist destinations of India. The Taj, one among the seven wonders (new) of the world, is the most favorite tourist place of Uttar Pradesh. The Red Fort of Agra and Fatehpur Sikri ? only 45 k.m. from Taj Mahal ? are also among major tourist places of India. Every year hundreds of thousands of visitors including foreign tourists reach here to eye the beauties of these marvelous structures.
Agra, once the capital of Mughals is full of numerous awesome places of interests that attract myriad tourists every year. The fame of the city has been spread world wide because of Taj ? the monuments of eternal love since its construction. Moreover the city has over one dozens tourist places that attract the attentions of the visitors.
Here, you can find some most interesting tourist places to visit. Some of these are:
Visit to Taj Mahal of Agra
Taj Mahal ? the magnificent building that mesmerizes to visitors from its incredible innocent beauty, is ranked top among the 'seven wonders of the world'. Due to its white milky beauty, this astonishing monument is always in the list of visitors' tour dairy. Made of while marble, Taj Mahal looks impeccable gorgeous in the silvery Moon Light. Taj Mahal also contains a museum, a mosque, a lush green garden, two grand gateways and lovely pathways full of mountains worth visiting.
The Taj Mahal opens every day except Monday from 7:00 a.m. to 5 p.m..
A Memorable Trip to Agra Red Fort
Like Red Fort of Delhi, the Red Fort of Agra is also listed in UNESCO's World Heritage Sites and one of the hottest tourist places to visit in Agra. The Agra Fort contains several splendid structures including Jahangir Mahal, Diwan-I-Am, Diwan-I-Khas, Seesh Mahal & Khas Mahal, Moti Masjid, Mina Masjid, Nagina Masjid, Delhi Gate, Musamman Burj, Anguri Bagh, Golden Pavillion, Machchi Bhawan, Rang Mahal, Shah Jahani Mahal and Zenana Mina Bazaar (Ladies Market) etc.. The Red Fort of Agra lies just 2.5 k.m. northwest to Taj Mahal.
Travel to Jama Masjid (Friday Mosque) of Agra
The Jama Masjid of Agra lies opposite to Agra Fort, overlooking to Agra Fort Railway Station. Jama Masjid also called Jami Masjid is one of largest mosques of India and have a prestigious position in its category. Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan had built this mosque. This is also one of the major attractions of Agra.
Ram Bagh Garden Trip in Agra
Ram Bagh, Agra is originally the oldest Mughal Garden made by Babur in 1528. It lies 5 k.m. northeast to world famous the Taj.
Visit to Dayal Bagh of Agra
Dayal Bagh, Agra in original is a Spiritual/Science centre for Radha Swami faith community. At present, Dayal Bagh is also famous for Dayal Bagh Educational Institute, a deemed University. It is also a major tourist place of Agra.
The Tomb of Itmad-Ud-Daulah; Another Attraction Place in Agra
The tomb of Itmad-Ud-Daulah is also one of the major tourist places of Agra, situated on the bank of Yamuna, just 1.9 k.m. northwest to Taj Mahal. Itmad-Ud-Daulah was the father of Noor Jahan (wife of emperor Jahangir), and grand father of Mumtaz Mahal (wife of emperor Shah Jahan). This mausoleum is usually called as the draft of Taj Mahal. It is one of the prime tourist places of Agra and thousands of visitors reach here every year.
Travel to Sikandra Agra
The Sikandra region of Agra is named after Sikandar Lodi who ruled he