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Man poling his boat on the Jamuna River behind the Taj Mahal. Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India
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Along with Delhi and Lahore (now part of Pakistan), Agra was one of the three finest cities of the Mughal empire, and as such its architectural splendour is not limited to that of the Taj Mahal, as here you’ll find some of the most beautiful buildings from the 17C. Palaces, mosques and tombs are all part of this mosaic inspired by Allah’s paradise. Sadly, the filthy centre of the city, which has been disfigured by hideous architecture, is besieged by horrendous traffic that has had a disfiguring effect on these architectural marvels.

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Tourist attractions Agra : Things to see and do

  • Taj Mahal Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    IND - Agra 282001

    This magical palace, the tomb of the wife of Sultan Shah Jahan who died in childbirth, is an extraordinary testament to the power of love. Completed in 1644, the monument took twelve years to build, with its fine marble walls, four slender minarets a..

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  • Agra Fort Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    IND - Agra 282001

    Like many of the forts built during the Mughal period, Agra Fort, surrounded by double walls, housed a mix of private dwellings and religious buildings. Built in 1565 by Akbar, the fort was extended and embellished in 1571 by Shah Jahan, the smitten ..

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  • Itimad ud-Daula's Tomb Recommended Recommended

    IND - Agra 282001

    With its four 13m-high look-out towers, this tomb (1628), built by Empress Nur Jahan for her father Mirza Ghiyas Beg, is a perfectly proportioned miniature Taj Mahal. The exterior is clad in white marble encrusted with semi-precious stones such as ja..

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  • Sun Hotel Agra Three stars Three stars Three stars

    Near Redfort, Behind Police Chowki, Baluganj IND - Agra 282001

    Prix Prices from : 1370 INR

    Centrally located in Agra City Centre, Sun Hotel is just 1.5 km from the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Taj Mahal. Providing free wired internet in its restaurant, it also has a doctor on-call and 24-hour front desk. Parking on-site is free. Fully ai..

  • Usha Kiran Palace

    Pratappura Crossing, MG Road IND - Agra 282001

    Located 2.5 km away from the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of the iconic Taj Mahal and the Agra Fort, Usha Kiran Palace operates a 24-hour front desk to welcome guests. Free Wi-Fi access is available. Well-lit air-conditioned rooms here will provide y..

  • Hotel Moti Palace

    Dhakran Crossing, M. G. Road IND - Agra 282010

    Featuring free Wi-Fi and a restaurant, Hotel Moti Palace offers rooms in Agra. Red Fort and Agra Fort Railway station are 2 km away. Taj Mahal is 5 km away. Each air-conditioned room includes a seating area and flat-screen TV with satellite channels..

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