Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Agra is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Agra a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Agra.
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Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282001, India
06:00 am - 06:00 pm
The Taj Mahal is one of the most famous and most recognized buildings of India and the world, and is the monumental wonder built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. It is designated as one of the Seven Wonders of the World, and one of the three World Heritage Sites which are located in Agra.
The Taj Mahal was built...
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Rakabganj, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282003
07:00 am - 06:00 pm
The Agra Fort is a historical fort bearing the honorary designation of a World Heritage Site. The fort is built on a semicircular design, and huge circular pillars form the supporting base of the fort walls. The fort has impressive defensive measures that are very interesting to see.
Of the four entrances, the one named the Delhi Gate- is the most ...
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Fatehpur Sikri, Uttar Pradesh 283110
06:00 am - 06:00 pm
The Fatehpur Sikri is presently a municipality of Agra but it is nationally as well as internationally famous for being a heritage city of tremendous historical importance. Emperor Akbar had founded the city as the capital of the Mughal Empire, and the city remained the functional capital till 1585. Akbar himself had laid out and directed the desig...
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State Highway 39, Moti Bagh, Etmadpur, Agra, Uttar Pradesh
08:30 am - 06:00 pm
The tomb of Itmad-ud-Daulah is a mausoleum built of white marble, which also consists of premises featuring luxurious gardens and composite buildings. The monument is situated upon a large garden. Around it are numerous water streams and pathways, and is contrasted with the surroundings. The structure consists of the main central build placed upon ...
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Guru Ka Taal, Mathura Road, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282007
06:30 am - 07:30 pm
The Guru Ka Tal is originally the Sikhs place of worship which was once visited by one of the ten revered Gurus of Sikhism. The ninth Sikh Guru Tegh Bahadur Ji voluntarily surrendered to the Mughal Emperor Aurangazeb in an act of great courage and defiance at the very spot. Later a Gurudwara was built at the spot to mark its importance. The Gurudwa...
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Lakhisarai, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282007
08:30 am - 06:00 pm
Sikandra is a famous heritage area of Agra which is most widely known as the burial place of Emperor Akbar. It used to be a favoured architectural site during the Mughal era, especially under Emperor Akbar.
Akbar had designed his own mausoleum called Tomb of Akbar the Great or Akbar Ka Maqbara in Hindi, which he illustrated so as to depict religiou...
The Buland Darwaza is a very famous structure of the Mughal architecture, and since the built it has been regarded as the Gateway of Pride, Victory, and Magnificence of the Mughal Rule. The Buland Darwaza is built mainly of the used and traditional building stone of the Mughals- the red sandstone, along with buff sandstone. As additional and decora...
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Lahor Gali, Daresi Rd, Near Jama Masjid, Sita Ram Colony, Sheb Bazar, Mantola, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282003
05:00 am - 09:30 pm
Mankameshwar temple is a Shiv temple wherein it is believed that prayers prayed wholeheartedly are always granted. It is also believed that when Goddess Sita was taking a dip in the water she prayed to lord Shiv, as there wasn’t a temple around at that time, lord Ram built the Mankameshwar Temple on the banks of River Yamuna. The temple on th...
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Jama Masjid Road, Kinari Bazar, Hing ki Mandi, Mantola, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282003
06:00 am - 08:00 pm
The Jama Masjid is an assembling mosque for vast groups of followers, which was built by Sheikh Salim Chisti, and was among the architects which were the first creations of Fatehpur Sikri. It has the traditional design of a mosque, having the main nave with a central dome and large courtyard halls on each of the sides. There are two chamber halls s...
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41/142, A/1, Fatehabad Road, VIP Road to Taj Mahal, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282001
09:00 am - 08:00 pm
The Kalakriti Cultural & Convention Centre of Agra is a live concert for the hosting of exceptional shows and demonstrations of the rich cultural and historical heritage of India. The show chiefly includes the featuring of the Sanskritik Natyashala, which is an exclusive exhibitional programme illustrating the vast diversities of the cultural a...
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Mathura Delhi Highway, Near Delhi Highway, Sikandra, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282007, India
06:30 am - 06:30 pm
Mariam-uz-Zamani, today also known as Jodha Bai, was the Hindu consort of the Mughal Emperor Akbar and a Rajput Princess of Jaipur. This tomb was built by her son Jahangir. First constructed as a pleasure garden in 1495, it was converted into a tomb in 1532. Of all of Akbar's wives, her tomb is nearest to him. On the ground floor there are forty ch...
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Sikandra, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282007
07:00 am - 06:00 pm
The Tomb of the Greatest of the Mughal Emperors- Akbar is a very grand Mughal structure, which was built in Sikandra. Akbar himself had started the construction, and it was completed by his son Jehangir. The Southern Entrance to the Tomb is the largest gate, adorned by four decorated minarets, which are built of marble. The tomb has four storeys, w...
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30B, RP Malik Rd, Munro Rd, Opposite BSNC Office, Sadar Bazar, Shahzadi Mandi, Idgah Colony, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282001, India
09:00 am - 08:00 pm
To be fair the area around the Taj is absolutely bursting with little shops selling intricate marble work of the kind you get here. But none of them have the variety or the lovely art gallery feel that this one does. You will rarely find a greater or more exquisite skill in marble crafting anywhere else in the world. Just check out the semi-preciou...
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Station Road, Near Jeet Singh Stadium, Sadar Bazar, Agra Cantt, Idgah Colony, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282001, India
12:01 am - 12:00 am
It often surprises people to find out that there's a historical attraction in Agra that is not Mughal or Hindu. This elegant Protestant Church of clean lines was built in 1828 in neo-Gothic style. Inside are commemorations to British soldiers who died while serving in India. The church is usually not open to the public but can be visited on Sunday ...
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Raja Kaira, Shamsabad Road, Kaveri Vihar Phase II, Shamsabad, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282001, India
04:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dedicated to Lord Shiva, this temple usually sees a decent amount of activity every day during evening aarti. However it really livens up when the city is in the midst of celebrating one of its many Hindu festivals. Morning and evening are the most popular times to visit, but those are also crowded times.