Places to Visit in Agra in 2 Days – Agra Tourist Attractions

Places to Visit in Agra in 2 Days – – Agra Tourist Attractions

Places to Visit in Agra in 2 Days – Agra Tourist Attractions | places to visit in Agra at night

Located 200 km from Delhi, the city of Agra was cultivated by the Mughal dynasty, which left behind a vast legacy of world-class monuments.Three UNESCO World Heritage sites are located in Agra.

How to reach Agra

By Air

Flight from Agra to Delhi, Airport is almost 7 to 8 km away from the city

By Rail

Several rail lines connect major cities

By Bus

Every day, buses run from Delhi to Agra and back.

Agra Tourist Attractions

The Great Fort of Agra

The Great Fort of Agra
The Great Fort of Agra

Agra Fort was constructed between 1565 and 1573 by Akbar. On the west bank of the Yamuna River, it is about 2 kilometers from the Taj Mahal. In the fort, Shah Jahan built palaces made of white marble.

UNESCO has included the Agra Fort in its list of World Heritage Sites because of its beauty.

Entry Timings –

Timings for the Agra Fort are 6AM-6PM.

For Indians, entry is Rs.20. For foreigners, it is Rs.300. There is no entry fee for children under 15 years old.

Itmad-ud-Daula

Itmad-ud-Daula
Itmad-ud-Daula

The tomb of Itmad-ud-Daula is located in Agra, Uttar Pradesh. The Mughal emperor Jahangir built this mausoleum in honor of Begum Nur Jahan’s parents.

As a result of its architecture, it was given the title of Baby Taj Mahal or Jewelry Box.

It was the first tomb built in white marble in India.

Entry Timings –

The tomb is open daily from 6 a.m. To 6 p.m. You can visit this tomb seven days a week. Indian tourists pay 10 rupees and foreign tourists pay 110 rupees.

 

Akbar Tomb Sikandra

Akbar Tomb Sikandra
Akbar Tomb Sikandra

Jahangir built this historical tomb for his father, the most famous Mughal ruler Akbar. The construction of this tomb began in 1605 AD and was completed in 1613 AD. The tomb covers an area of about 119 acres. The tomb of Akbar’s most beloved wife, Mariam-uz-Zamani, is just 1 km from this famous tomb.

Taj Mahal , Agra 

Taj Mahal , Agra 
Taj Mahal , Agra

The Taj Mahal is a historic building located in the city of Agra, Uttar Pradesh, on the edge of the Yamuna River. Shah Jahan built the Taj Mahal in memory of Mumtaz Mahal. Construction of the Taj Mahal began in 1631 and lasted until 1653. The Taj Mahal was built by more than 25 thousand workers.

 

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