Whether you are a resident of India or visiting the country for the first time, you are in for a treat. India houses some of the most extravagant monuments and tourist destinations. And most of these epic places are located around Agra. If you don’t know already, Agra used to be one of the major trading points during the Mughal era. Whether you visit the great Taj Mahal or choose to roam around the Yamuna valley, you’re all set to witness some of the most extraordinary architecture along with some natural beauty. If you are new to Agra, you might feel overwhelmed with so many options available for you to explore. In order to make your experience hassle-free, we have prepared a list of the most important places. You must not miss out on your chance of exploring these destinations. Other wise your tour would remain incomplete. Let us not waste any more time and dive straight into the topic.
Whenever you are opting for an ‘Agrasame day tour from Delhi’, it is a given that the travel agent would take you to the premises of the iconic Taj Mahal. Being one of the oldest wonders of the world, the Taj Mahal resembles the symbol of eternal love. Well, some travellers find it a bit expensive when they come to know that the entry ticket is priced for INR 750. However, given the status of this marvelous palace and the extraordinary architectural display, this amount might seem to be much lower as compared to other similar sites across the international border. We recommend you not to miss out on this beautiful monument.
The Agra Fort is often neglected by many to explore. This might be mainly because not all the history book mentions to Agra the cultural relevance of this fort. It is the same fort where Shah Jahan was imprisoned by his son, Aurangzeb; who happens to be probably the most brutal Mughal emperor in history. Shah Jahan lived inside the fort until he breathed his last. The fort exudes mix feeling, both of the marvelous architectural display as well as a feeling of exile. The entry fee at Agra Fort is much lower as compared to other Mughal monuments and the price is just INR 300, which seems to be a fairly affordable amount for most of the people.
The Baby Taj
Another or visiting example of the Mughal’sexcellence in terms of architectural knowledge can be found in the form of theTomb of Itimad Ud Daulah. This particular site is widely renowned as the babyTaj, given the complexity that was associated with the building process of this monument. Besides being yet another proud legacy of the Mughals, the baby Taj, as the name suggests, is quite smaller as compared to the other monuments ever developed by the greatest dynasty of the Indian subcontinent. houses some makes the place much more accessible as it takes much lesser time for tourists to explore all the corners of the fort. Additionally, the entry fee is also much lower and it costs roughly around INR 100.