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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

    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

    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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  • 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

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

    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..

  • Hotel Raakesh

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

    Hotel Raakesh is located in Agra and is 3.8 km from the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Taj Mahal. The property offers free parking. The rooms have a private bathroom that with a bath or shower. Extras include a fan. At Hotel Raakesh you will find a ..

  • Hotel Priya Two stars Two stars

    Opp. Priya Restaurant, Near TDI Mall, Fatehbad Road IND - Agra 282002

    Prix Prices from : 651 INR

    Hotel Priya is situated just opposite Shanti Mangalick Hospital in Agra. It houses a business centre and an open-air garden restaurant offering views of the Taj Mahal. Free parking is provided. The hotel is a 5-minute drive from Taj Mahal – a UNESCO..

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