For the tourists who wish to go beyond the conventional routes or if you are short on time yet wish to explore the precincts of Agra beyond the Taj, a walk through Kachhpura village.
Angoori Bagh is situated infront of the Khas Mahal.It was established by Akbar the Great for his empress and other ladies of his 'Harem'.It is said that the soil for this was brought from Kashmir.
The Ram Bagh is said to have been constructed by Babur.It is commonly believed that when Babur died in 1530 his mortal remains were temporarily kept in Chaubureja a place close to Itimad-ud-Daula tomb till these were taken for the final resting place
Chini Ka Rauza is an important monument in Agra. The name has been acquired because of the glazed-tile ornamentation that is believed to have been brought all the way from China.
The era of the famous Mughal emperor Shah Jahan, a architecture marked as one of the significant period in the history of creation of some the most famous architectural wonders in India. One such architectural delight is the Moti Masjid in Agra.
Sikandra Fort is the place where the Tomb of the great Mughal Emperor stands. The Sikandra Fort is a beautifully engraved Tomb with intricate detailing.
Jodha Bai's Palace is the largest building in the harem complex of Fatehpur Sikri. It was built by Akbar for Jodha Bai, his principal queen.
Octagonal Tower is a grand tower, which was built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. This impressive tower stands tall in Agra, the same place where one of the Eight Wonders of the World, is present with Taj Mahal.
This Palace was constructed for Jehangir and hence the name, Jehangir Palace. It is the biggest residential building, built inside the Agra Fort.
Mehtab Bagh, the moonlit garden, grew just across the northern waterfront of Yamuna when the Taj Mahal was built on its south bank in Uttar pradesh.
Located near Sikandra, the Guru Ka Taal is the Sikh pilgrimage dedicated to the 9th Sri Guru Tegh Bahudar Ji. It is the place where he laid down his arms to accept arrest in front of Aurangazeb.
The beautiful Taj Mahal Garden stretches from the gateway to the plinth on which stands the famous tomb. This is a Persian style garden based on symmetry and geometrical measurements.
The Taj Mahal Museum is a museum in Agra,Uttar pradesh which lies within the complex of Taj Mahal-one of the greatest creations dedicated to love.
Agra is a city very rich in architectural grandeur of Uttar pradesh. It has some institutes that aim at preserving the heritage of Agra. Much different from the other popular museums, the Spiritual Museum has a very different concept.
The Jama Masjid was built by Emperor Akbar as part of the Fatehpur Sikri complex. The place was also known as 'Jami Masjid'.
Agra bear rescue facility is locates inside Sur Sarovar Bird Santuary, keetam, Agra. If you are driving from Delhi, the bear rescue facility is 16 km before Agra and 12 km before Sikandra Fort on the main Delhi-Agra road.
Dayalbagh or Dayal Bagh means 'Garden' (bagh) of 'Mercy' (daya), inferring "Garden of the Merciful Lord." It is the headquarters of the Radhasoami Faith religion. It is located in the metropolitan region of Agra of the Braj region of Uttar Pradesh.
Built during the second half of the 16th century by the Emperor Akbar, Fatehpur Sikri (the City of Victory) was the capital of the Mughal Empire for only some 10 years.
Abhaneri is a village in the Dausa district of Rajasthan state in India. It is situated at a distance of 95 km from Jaipur, on the Jaipur-Agra road. The place is popular for the Chand Baori step well and Harshat Mata Temple.
Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the present-day structure was built by the Mughals in 1565 by Akbar. The main palaces are Diwan - E - Aam, Diwan - E - Khas, Khas Mahal, Jahangir Mahal, Octagonal Mahal (Mutham Burz).
Itmad-ud-daula has a special place in the chronicles of both history as well as architecture. This is precisely because Itmad ud Daula is the very first tomb in India that is entirely made out of Marble.
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