Top 7 places to visit in Agra

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1. Taj Mahal

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One can say that Agra is incomplete without TajMahal and this monument of love is one of the Seven Wonders of the World. TajMahal is the reason enough that you should visit Agra and get mesmerized in its beauty. This place needs no further explanation of why you should visits TajMahal.

2. Agra Fort

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Often known as one of the finest Mughal forts. It was just a brick fort which was re-built by Emperor Akbar after Rajputs. This fort withholds many buildings inside such as mosques, audience halls, palaces, towers, courtyards, etc. This place is of great historical importance.

3. FatehpurSikri

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Located an hour west of Agra, this now deserted city was the capital of the Mughal Empire in the 16th century. If one is in Agra, they cannot miss visiting this city which is a perfect blend of Indian, Persian and Islamic architecture. This city is home to places such as BulandDarwaza, Birbal’s House, PanchMahal, and Jama Masjid.

4. Itmad-Ud-Daulah

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The first ever tomb in India to be made out of marble, this structure was the beginning of the new era in Mughal architecture. The wall paintings in here speak out its beauty.

5. Wildlife SOS

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If you are an animal lover then you have to visit this place. This is a Bear Rescue Center and is house to more than 100 sloth bears. This place is also home to many rescued elephants.

6. Akbar’s Tomb

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Built for the great Emperor Akbar, this structure is made of red stone and white marble. This again is a famous tourist spot in Agra.

7. Jama Masjid

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Build by Shah Jahan for his favorite daughter; this is a huge religious structure facing the Agra Fort. Made of marble and red stone, the Jama Masjid took 6 years to be constructed. This place is beautifully decorated and has 5 arched entrances leading to the courtyard.