What to Do in Agra When You’re Done Admiring the Taj Mahal?

by Rahul Singh Content Writer

Well, you’ve finally done it. You’ve seen the Taj Mahal and have been awe-struck by its beautiful architecture and magnificent history. It takes some time before you get out of this daze, and the realization hits you. What now? People who visited Agra as a part of same day Agra tour by car will be taken care of by their guides, and even those just booked the leading tour and travels company will return to their hotels to depart the next day. But what if you’re an ardent traveller and wish to explore the city of Agra even more? This article written with inputs from a leading tour and travels company advises you what to do once you’ve had a bellyful of the Taj Mahal.

  • Visit The Agra Fort

  • Agra Fort Tour from delhi

    Among many things to do in Agra, another very important one is visiting the Agra Fort. This majestic monument is situated at a distance of 2.5 km from the Taj Mahal. It was originally a brick fort erected by the Hindu Sikarwar Rajputs and was later used by the first Sultan of Delhi Sikandar Lodhi as his residence.

  • Visit the Keoladeo National Park

  • Keoladeo Ghana National Park, Bharatpur
    The Keoladeo National Park, formerly known as the Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary, is situated around 60 kms from the Taj Mahal, and you can easily hire a private vehicle or take a bus from Agra to Bharatpur. The sanctuary is home to more than 230 species of birds and is a major tourist destination. It attracts a large number of ornithologists, bird watchers and wildlife enthusiasts throughout the year. It was declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a protected sanctuary in 1971.

  • Visit Fatehpur Sikri

  • Delhi to Agra Fatehpur Sikri Tour

    Located 39 kms from Agra, Fatehpur Sikri was founded by Mughal Emperor Akbar in 1569 and has served as the Mughal capital from 1571 to 1585. The entire monument is made of red sandstone, and has various must-visit buildings inside it, including the Buland Darwaza, the Jama Masjid, the tomb of Salim Chisti, the Diwan-i-Aam, the Ibadat Khana, Anup Talao, Mariam-uz-Zaman’s palace, Naubat Khana and Birbal’s House.

  • Feast on Mughlai Cuisine

    The tour and travels company mentioned above offers a day trip from Delhi to Taj Mahal, as well as Delhi to Agra tour packages which cover all the above mentioned places. You can also go for luxury golden triangle tour packages, which cover Delhi, Agra and Jaipur in royal style.

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