June 17, 2024

Something Unknown about Historical Sikandra Fort That You Should Know

Agra as one of the most popular cities of Uttar Pradesh holds a number of forts and monuments left by its greatest rulers. Though the city is globally recognized for “Seventh Wonder of the World” Taj Mahal which is a symbol of love and charm for history lovers. Taking one day Agra tour will give you an amazing experience that you will never forget in your life. In the long list of famous monuments, you can explore one more which is popular as Akbar’s Tomb – Sikandra Fort. Let us dive deep and understand all about this historical architecture –


It is believed that this fort was built in-between 1555-1605 by Akbar’s son Prince Salim who was also popular as Jahangir. He was the one who completed the construction of this fort after the death of his father. Being a massive structure, it signifies the open and developed thoughts of the Emperor. It is wrapped with the red-colored sand stone which makes it rich in look. The fort attracts the number of visitors from various parts of the world because it is an Indo-Muslim architecture. It is surrounded by a lush green garden which is bordered by all sides of the gigantic walls.

How to Reach Here

If you are planning your Agra sightseeing trip then you can reach to this place by taking these below mentioned transport facility –

Train – You can come here by train also. Agra cantonment railway station is just 30 minutes far from this tomb.

Taxi – You can hire a private taxi from any local taxi service provider either for the entire day or on an hourly basis.

Buses – Buses are also available to Sikandra fort from its nearby areas. These can be avail as per their timings.

Others – You can take e-rickshaws or autos from your stay or come by your own car also.

Perfect Time To Visit

Between April to July: This is the time when summer starts and the temperatures rises, it is the perfect time to stay away from the mob and get good offers on accommodation to stay.

Between August to October: It is the time of Monsoon. During August monsoon arrives in the city and a large number of people prefers to experience it in light shower rain.

Between October to March: If you don’t want the hot temperature and rain then it is the best time to experience the city. It is a time of autumn and winter. You will experience a delightful weather with the perfectly suitable weather.


In this blog by the tour and travel experts of My Tour Package are describing the significance of one of the famous monuments of Agra. It has been explained perfectly by the author about its historical values, how to reach and the best time to reach here. Do not forget to share our blog and keep visiting this space for some more interesting information based on different locations.

Aman Sharma

My Tour Package is well-known tour and travel company that offers the broad range of tour packages to the cities like Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Haridwar, Rishikesh and many more. The company is known for offering the pocket-friendly packages.

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