9 Must Visit Places in Agra (India) to
Explore Architectural Beauty and
amazing Gardens of the City.
Presented By: Shine Gold Tours India
Of course the first choice would be to visit Agra and why not Taj Mahal is
one of the most desired places to visit in the world. It is an architectural
wonder which was made by Mughal ruler Shahjahan in the
remembrance of his wife Mumtaj so it’s a symbol of love as well.
It is also a major tourist attraction in Agra, it was built by greatest
mughal emperor Akbar in 1565. It is an architectural masterpiece and
inside the fort there are many other places to see such as Diwane-I-
Aam, Diwani-I-Khas, Moti Masjid etc. It is a must visit place if you are
Sikandra fort is situated 10 km away in the west side of the Agra city. It
was built by Emperor Akbar. Red sandstone had been used to build this
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah
It is another beautiful place to visit, it is a Mughal mausoleum in the city
of Agra and it is often considered as Baby Taj. It has several other
buildings and beautiful gardens. This mausoleum was built for Mirza
Ghiyas Beg, father of Emperor Jahangir wife Noorjahan.
During Akbar reign, Fatehpur Sikri was the political capital of India. Now it is
also a World Heritage Site. It is also a showpiece of Mughal era architecture and
it has other palaces, masjids and halls.
This architectural beauty is also called Lal Qila and it has a large
courtyard where Muslim people gather to perform their religious duties
during prayer. Within the mosque complex there is a shrine of Sufi
religious leader Sheikh Salim Chisti.
This Mausoleum of great emperor Akbar is situated 10 kms away from
Agra city, it was built by Akbar's son Jahangir in 1605. The gate of this
Mausoleum is popularly known as Buland Darwaza and it also consists 4
It is considered as one of the oldest Mughal gardens, Emperor Babur
used to come here to have rest and spend time in peace and its original
name was Aaram gah.
This architecture shows the Persian influence on Mughal architeture of
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presentation about Agra tourist places.