The monument of Taj Mahal is a romance personified. This white marbled magnum opus appears like a dove in the moonlight. To salute this magnificent structure tourists from all over the world make a beeline to this city. But the tourists shouldn?t think that enigma called Agra ends with visit to Taj as there are hordes of tourist attractions in and around the city. A better way to discover these hidden jewels is to go on an excursion from Agra.
Once you have visited the tourist attraction of the city like Agra fort, Dayal Bagh and others, it is time to step out for some of the major tourist attractions situated in vicinity to the city. Visit Fatehpur Sikri, the deserted capital of great emperor Akbar. On arrival in this deserted city you can go to visit the various tourist attractions like Jama Masjid, Buland Darwaza. Among other attractions of the city are Tomb of Sheikh Salim Chisti, Palace of Jodha Bai, Hawa Mahal. The tourist can also see the other tourist attractions worth watching like Panch Mahal, Birbal Bhavan, Diwan-I-Khas, Diwan-I-Am, Hiran Minar and Karawan Sarai.
The next place for your excursions from Agra is Mathura, the revered city widely known as the birthplace of Hindu Lord Krishna. In this holy city the tourists can go to visit some of the famous temples like Banke-Bihari Temple, Madan Mohan Temple, Radha Vallabh Temple and others. This holy city is highly thronged by Hindu visitors.
The tourist having an interest in bird watching can go to visit Bharatpur Bird Sancturay situated at a distance of 55 km from the city. These excursions from the city of Agra make your trip to the city an unforgettable experience.