10 Things to do in Agra

1.Witness The Charm Of Taj Mahal

The massive ivory-white structure” renowned as the symbol of unconditional love, was built by Emperor Shah Jahan in the loving memory of his third wife Mumtaz Mahal. This mausoleum, is one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Often called the “Jewel of Muslim artistry”, this monument is a frequented tourist spot by people, from all the vertices of the earth.

2.Explore The Jewel Of Agra - Agra Fort

Righteously said, “Beauty lies in the eyes of the beholder” and here, you can witness mind-blowing beauty of Agra Fort. With rich historical background, this majestic fort marks its place in most-visited tourist place in Agra. Sprawling over an area of 94 acres, this fort has four gates namely the Khizri Gate, Delhi, Lahore Gate and, Amar Singh Gate. The mighty structure displays, elegant artistry of Hindu and, Mughal styles and, visiting this fort is one of the best things to do in Agra.

3.Explore The Sandstone City- Fatehpur Sikri

Renowned as “The City Of Victory”, it was founded by the Mughal emperor, Akbar. Exhibiting a fusion of Hindu, Jain and Islamic style of architecture, this city is built using the Red sandstone also called as the “Sikri Sandstone”. With 9 gates namely, Chandan Pal Gate, Agra Gate, Tehra Gate, Lal Gate, Delhi Gate, Birbal Gate, Gwalior Gate, Ajmeri Gate, and Chor Gate, one can enter the city. The region hems in various sites, built on Indian architectural principles like royal palaces, private quarters, harems, different utility buildings, court, and mosques.

4.Delve In The beauty Of Jahangir Mahal

Beautifully built Palace for Akbar’s wife Jahangir Mahal, is one of the remarkable places in Agra. Showcasing elegant Islamic architecture, one can take a glance at the exceptional artistry. The major source of attraction of this palace, is the huge bowl carved out of a rock, called the “Hauz-i-Jahangiri”, which was used as the container for fragrant rose water. The majestic palace has extraordinary carvings which will blow off your mind. Visit here and, fall in love with the medieval architectural style.

5.Savor The Lip- Smacking Delicacies

One of the most delightful things to do in Agra, is to savor the mouth-water delicacies of the city. Talking about Agra, the first thing that comes in mind is the “ Exotic Mughlai Cuisine”, which has variants of chicken and, various other delectable dishes. Give your taste buds a feast, at fantastic restaurants in the city and taste the tinge of delicious chaats at Sadar Bazaar . Be it the tandoori chicken, or crispy kebabs here you can have it all. Not only this, but you can also have various other cuisines like Chinese, Continental and, lot more.

6.Delve In The Spirituality Of Jama Masjid

ne of the largest mosques in India “The Jama Masjid” is also famed as the, “Friday Mosque”. Beautifully arched gate supported by pillars will bind you in its charm. Built by Mughal emperor, Shah Jahan, who dedicated it to his adorable daughter Jahanara Begum exhibits his love for his daughter. Visiting Jama Masjid is one of the best things to do in Agra.

7.Mehtab Bagh

Mehtab Bagh Located at the banks of the Yamuna, this splendid garden offers phenomenal displays lying opposite to, the Taj Mahal. Sprawling over 25 acres, this glorious bagh marks its place in best gardens of Agra. While you walk through this enchanting garden, you will breathe in the fresh fragrance of various species of flowers. The garden brims over with fountains, trees, and beautiful pools, which make it a picture perfect place

8.Explore The Charming Garden- Anguri Bagh

This elegantly built garden facing the Khas Mahal, owns small hexagonal grids of red sandstone, designed in a particular pattern. Surrounded with double-storey sandstone buildings, covered by white-limestone offers spectacular displays.This Bagh is a historical gem of Agra and is frequented by locals as well as tourists.

9.Unravel, The Charm Of Dayal Bagh

With the literal meaning “ Garden of the Merciful”, this wonderful garden attracts masses from near and far. Located adjacent to the Soami Bagh, this site holds the samadhi of "Swamiji Maharaj”, who founded Radha Swami. Built with pure white marble, this elegant structure exhibits excellent pictures and, fine pietra dura inlay work on the inner walls. This site has high spiritual as well as historical importance.

10.The Serenity Of Humayun's Mosque

One of the oldest monuments to be built in the Mughal dynasty “Humayun’s Mosque”, has Persian inscriptions carved on it. This spectacular artistry of the Mughal period, was used named “Kabul” by the locals and, catering to the religious needs of the Mughals. The serenity is interweaved in the aura of the structure and, is built entirely out of brick masonry. Visiting this sacred placed is one of the must-do, in the list of things to do in Agra.