Incredible Places To Visit in Agra Over 3 Days

Agra city on the banks of the river Yamuna is a major tourist destination with Golden Triangle tourist circuit. The city is also part of the Uttar Pradesh Heritage Arc tourist circuit and famous for its Mughal-era buildings.

Day – 1 – The Taj Mahal and Red Fort

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Visit the most notably Taj Mahal in the morning along with the Agra red fort by noon. The most famous building, Taj Mahal is one of the New Seven Wonders of the world and a UNESCO World Heritage Sites with Red Fort and Fatehpur Sikri.

  • Taj Mahal
  • Red Fort
  • Mehtab Bagh
  • Sanjay Place

Day – 2 – Mughal era Buildings

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Monumental Mughal legacy in Agra includes oldest Mughal garden, tomb of Akbar the Great, Moonlight Garden and Keetham Lake.

  • Jawab Masjid
  • Akbar’s Tomb
  • Ram Bagh
  • Chini Ka Rauza
  • Tomb of I’timad-ud-Daulah

Day – 3 – Fatehpur Sikri

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Drive early morning to the best preserved examples of Mughal architecture in India. Fatehpur Sikri is located 37 km from Agra and all the buildings here were made of the red stone.

  • Buland Darwaza
  • Panch Mahal
  • Hiran Minar

Some of the important buildings in Fatehpur Sikri are Jama Masjid, Tomb of Salim Chishti,Diwan-i-Aam and Panch Mahal.

Other Places of Interest in Agra

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  • Mankameshwar Temple
  • Gurudwara Guru ka Taal
  • Friday Jama Mosque
  • The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception

Paliwal Park was known as Hewitt Park is located in the heart of Agra, The park has a small lake and part of the local sightseeing tours.