Top Historical Places in Agra

Historical Places in Agra - Witness the History of 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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    List of Top Historical Monuments and Landmarks in Agra

    Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Agra.

  • Taj Mahal

    #1 of 15 Historical Things To Do 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

  • Agra Fort

    #2 of 15 Historical Things To Do 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

  • Fatehpur Sikri

    #3 of 15 Historical Things To Do 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

  • Itmad-ud-daulah

    #4 of 15 Historical Things To Do 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

  • Jama Masjid

    #5 of 15 Historical Things To Do 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

  • Guru Ka Tal

    #6 of 15 Historical Things To Do 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

  • Tomb Of Mariam Zamani

    #7 of 15 Historical Things To Do 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

  • Sikandra

    #8 of 15 Historical Things To Do 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

  • Tomb Of Akbar The Great

    #9 of 15 Historical Things To Do 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

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