Things to do in Agra

Agra is the former capital of Hindustan and lies on the banks of Yamuna river and is one of the most populous cities in Uttar Pradesh. Because of its many splendid Mughal-era buildings, Agra is one of the most famous tourist destinations in the country.

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    Taj Mahal

    The Taj Mahal is one of the most beautiful palaces in the region and was built by Shah Jehan in the memory of his wife. Considered as one of the seven wonders of the world, this palace is always filled with tourists taking pictures in the background.

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    Itimad-ud-Daulah Tomb

    Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah is smaller than the Taj Mahal but the stone work here is even more complicated and artistic than it.

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    Agra Fort

    If you have a proper tour guide with you, visit to the Agra Fort is worth your time as you will be given a lot of insight about its history and you can even enjoy a nice view of the Taj Mahal from there.

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    Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity

    Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity is a heart-touching place to say the least where you will see little children who are being taken care of by people who do actually care about them.

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    Mehtab Bagh

    Mehtab Bagh is a must visit site for photographers. This is a place from where you can have a great view of the Taj.

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    Wildlife SOS park

    The Wildlife SOS park is one of the best facilities in India where people are working 24/7 on the rehab of poor animals who have had it rough to say the least.

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    Khas Mahal

    The Khas Mahal is yet another example of the glorious Mughal architecture and history, something not many civilizations have been able to transcend after their time. Utterly beautiful and amazing, this palace is well worth your time.

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    Musamman Burj

    Musamman Burj is the part of the Agra Fort where Shah Jahan was imprisoned by his own son, Aurangzaib.

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    Panch Mahal

    Panch Mahal is worth a visit but make sure that you have a guide with you who can walk you through this place. Some interesting architecture and a good information about the Mughal kings will leave you blown away for sure.

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    Birbal Bhavan

    Birbal Bhavan is the place where Mughal ruler, Akbar took care of his wife and his minister, Birbal. Originally, the Bhivan was made for Akbar’s Christian wife who did not like it so later on, the king made some changes to it for Birbal.

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