Top Historical Monuments and Landmarks in Agra

Agra is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Agra one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Agra is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Agra or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Agra. Explore the historical monuments of Agra with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Agra guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Agra page for the complete list of attractions and activities.

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Let's witness the history of Agra with these top historical monuments and landmarks:

  1. Taj Mahal

    #1 of 17 Historical Places in Agra
    Taj Mahal

    Tags: Art And Culture, Mosque, Religious Site, Historical Site

    Address: Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282001, India

    Timings: 06:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    The Taj Mahal is one of the most famous and most recognized buildings of India and the world and the Story of Taj Mahal is monumental wonder built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, in memory of his wi...Read more

  2. Agra Fort

    #2 of 17 Historical Places in Agra
    Agra Fort

    Tags: Historical Site, Monument, Architecture , Archaeological Site

    Address: Rakabganj, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282003

    Timings: 07:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    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...Read more

  3. Fatehpur Sikri

    #3 of 17 Historical Places in Agra
    Fatehpur Sikri

    Tags: Art And Culture, Historical Site, Monument, Architecture

    Address: Fatehpur Sikri, Uttar Pradesh 283110

    Timings: 06:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    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 t...Read more

  4. Itmad-ud-daulah

    #4 of 17 Historical Places in Agra
    Itmad-ud-daulah

    Tags: Religious Site, Garden, Monument, Architecture

    Address: State Highway 39, Moti Bagh, Etmadpur, Agra, Uttar Pradesh

    Timings: 08:30 am - 06:00 pm Details

    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. Aro...Read more

  5. Jama Masjid

    #5 of 17 Historical Places in Agra
    Jama Masjid

    Tags: Mosque, Religious Site, Landmark, Historical Site

    Address: Jama Masjid Road, Kinari Bazar, Hing ki Mandi, Mantola, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282003

    Timings: 06:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    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 ...Read more

  6. Guru Ka Tal

    #6 of 17 Historical Places in Agra
    Guru Ka Tal

    Tags: Religious Site, Gurudwara, Historical Site

    Address: Guru Ka Taal, Mathura Road, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282007

    Timings: 06:30 am - 07:30 pm Details

    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 Em...Read more

  7. Tomb Of Mariam Zamani

    #7 of 17 Historical Places in Agra
    Tomb Of Mariam Zamani

    Tags: Historical Site, Architecture , Tomb

    Address: Mathura Delhi Highway, Near Delhi Highway, Sikandra, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282007, India

    Timings: 06:30 am - 06:30 pm Details

    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 plea...Read more

  8. Sikandra

    #8 of 17 Historical Places in Agra
    Sikandra

    Tags: Art And Culture, Garden, Historical Site, Architecture

    Address: Lakhisarai, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282007

    Timings: 08:30 am - 06:00 pm Details

    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 ...Read more

  9. Tomb Of Akbar The Great

    #9 of 17 Historical Places in Agra
    Tomb Of Akbar The Great

    Tags: Religious Site, Landmark, Historical Site, Architecture

    Address: Sikandra, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282007

    Timings: 07:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    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 Jehang...Read more

  10. Buland Darwaza

    #10 of 17 Historical Places in Agra
    Buland Darwaza

    Tags: Art And Culture, Outdoors, Historical Site, Architecture

    Address: Buland Gate, Dadupura, Fatehpur Sikri, Uttar Pradesh 283110

    Timings: 08:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    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 Dar...Read more

  11. Chini Ka Rauza

    #11 of 17 Historical Places in Agra
    Chini Ka Rauza

    Tags: Historical Site, Monument, Tomb

    Address: Ram Bagh, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282007

    Timings: 06:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Chini Ka Rauza is the Tomb of Allama Afzal Khan Mullah, a poet and Emperor Shah Jahan’s Prime minister, which was built, in 1635. The tomb is built in rich glazed tiles said to be imported from ...Read more

  12. Kinari Bazaar

    #12 of 17 Historical Places in Agra
    Kinari Bazaar

    Tags: Entertainment, Market, Street Market, Shopping Center

    Address: Kinari Bazar, Hing ki Mandi, Mantola Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282003

    Timings: 11:00 am - 09:00 pm Details

    Kinari Bazaar is a colorful shopping street with both wholesale and retail shops. The bazaar is located in Chandni chowk behind the Sunehri Masjid. Its street is famous for its wedding wear along with...Read more

  13. St. George's Cathedral

    #13 of 17 Historical Places in Agra
    St. George's Cathedral

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Cathedral

    Address: Station Road, Near Jeet Singh Stadium, Sadar Bazar, Agra Cantt, Idgah Colony, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282001, India

    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. Ins...Read more

  14. Jaswant Ki Chatri

    #14 of 17 Historical Places in Agra
    Jaswant Ki Chatri

    Tags: Garden, Monument, Architecture , Tomb

    Address: Rajwara, Balkeshwar, Agra

    Timings: 06:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Blending both Hindu and Muslim elements into its architecture, this is thought to be the only monument from Mughal times built by a Hindu in Agra - Jaswant Singh. It is a domed, pillared, pavilion-sha...Read more

  15. Samadhi Swamiji Maharaj Bagh

    #15 of 17 Historical Places in Agra
    Samadhi Swamiji Maharaj Bagh Image
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    Tags: Garden, Landmark, Monument

    Address: Dayalbagh, Agra, Uttar Pradesh, 282005, India

    Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Samadhi Swamiji Maharaj Baghis a monument that stands as a tribute to the commendable work of Huzur Swamiji Maharaj also referred to as Shiv Dayal Singh Seth, in Agra. The magnificent structure of...Read more

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