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Things to Do in agra

There are many things to do in Agra, which no one should miss out on. A culturally vibrant city, Agra hosts a number of festivals throughout the year. The Taj Mahotsav is a particularly is one of the best things to do in Agra where you can revel in the art and culture of the city. To take a piece of the city back with you, make sure you buy small Taj figurines and other memoirs made of marble, a must-buy from here.

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  • Theme of Agra [Heritage]
  • You'll love Agra for [Historical Sites, Food, Architecture, Shopping]
  • Watchout for [Touts]
  • Best Time To Visit
    October - March
  • Altitude 561 ft. above sea level
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Shopping in agra

Unique Arts And Crafts

Unique Arts And Crafts

Individual shop

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Unique Arts And Crafts is a wholesale shop that sells some unique...
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Saket Mall

Saket Mall

Mall

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Kailash Plaza

Kailash Plaza

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Sadar Bazaar

Sadar Bazaar

Shopping Hub

Moderate Budget

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Activities in agra

Light and Sound Show at Kalakriti Cultural and Convention Center

Light and Sound Show at Kalakriti Cultural and Convention Center

Entertainment

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The beautiful warm red facade of the Kalakriti Cultural and Conve...
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Elephant Watching at Wildlife SOS

Elephant Watching at Wildlife SOS

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Biking in and around Agra

Biking in and around Agra

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Get ready for an invigorating bike ride around Agra. A novel and ...
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The Mughal Heritage Walk

The Mughal Heritage Walk

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Places to stay in agra

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    • Air India
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    • 19:20 09:00
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    • 13h 40m
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    • 12h 20m
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    • 02h 35m
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    • 12h 00m
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    • Rs.7,366
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Agra Things to Do

Agra, one of the most popular tourist destinations of India has plenty to offer to its visitors. Here are some of the best things to do in Agra if you are planning to pay a visit to this glorious city.

Sightseeing in Agra
Agra has witnessed a golden era of culture and architecture which has shaped a unique identity for the city. Agra is most famous for its Mughal-era monuments, especially Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri, which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites as well. Taj Mahal, the magnificent white marble mausoleum built by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his favourite wife Mumtaz Mahal, is one of the most iconic structures of modern times. The Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri built by Mughal Emperor Akbar are other architectural gems that are must-visit. I’timad-Ud-Daulah Tomb, Akbar’s Tomb (Sikandra), Jama Masjid, Chini ka Rauza, Soami Bagh Samadh and Mehtab Bagh are some famous places that tourists can explore.

Interesting Outdoor Activities
Agra is a vibrant city with a fascinating history. The best way to experience it closely is by going on outdoor activities, like Mughal Heritage Walk to monuments like Gyarah Sidi, Humayun’s Mosque and Mehtab Bagh along with Kachhpura village nearby. A light and sound show at Kalakriti Cultural and Convention Centre displays an amazing spectacle of the rich cultural heritage of India that you can’t miss. For adventure seekers, the Balloon Safari, offering a panoramic view of the city while floating in the sky is highly recommended among offbeat things to do in Agra.

Shopping Destinations
No ‘Agra things to do’ list is complete without a mention of the city’s bustling markets and handicraft emporiums. Agra is famous for leather products available at reasonable cost. Those looking for genuine leather products can shop to their heart’s content at Sadar Bazaar. Another must-visit destination to satiate your inner shopaholic is the vibrant Kinari Bazaar where you can buy clothes, shoes, jewellery, snacks, spices, etc. Agra is known for nurturing royal crafts like Pietra Dura, marble inlay and carpets. So, if you are a handicraft aficionado, you must explore Shilpgram, Kashmiri Bazaar and shops like Shahin Arts and Marble Handicrafts for beautiful souvenirs.

Where to Eat?
Agra has ample restaurants and food joints offering different cuisines for foodies. Every Agra experience is incomplete without trying the famous pethas from Panchi Petha Store, serving an astonishing range of variants of petha. If you are craving for tangy and spicy South Indian food in North India, then Dasaprakash Restaurant is your ideal destination. For Rajasthani food lovers, Chokho Jeeman restaurant specialising in vegetarian Marwari cuisine is the go-to place. People looking for a more refined fine-dining experience can opt for restaurants like Peshawari (Mughlai cuisine), Pinch of Spice and C’est Chine (Chinese cuisine). Other than these, there are many casual cafes and eateries serving scrumptious fast food at affordable prices.

We’re confident that you must be excited by now with so many fun things to do in Agra. So, plan a vacation soon!

FAQ

Q. What are some of the popular activities to do in Agra?
A. Some of the popular activities in Agra, which you should not miss, include Taj Mahal visit (which is one of the Seven Wonders of the World), visiting the Agra Fort, heritage walk through the old city of Agra, cycling tour of cities nook and corner, a visit to the adjoining parts of Agra like Mathura, shopping at Kinari Bazaar and exploration of Agra’s famous traditional markets.

Q. What are some of the top places to visit in Agra?
A. Some of the top places to visit in Agra include Sheikh Salim Chisti, Khas Mahal, Akbar’s Mausoleum, and Jodha Bai Ka Rauza.

Q. Which are some of the places that one should not miss while sightseeing in Agra?
A.Itimad-ud-Daulah, located on the bank of the river Yamuna, Fatehpur Sikri built to honor Sufi saint, and Jama Masjid are the sites which you should not miss visiting during sightseeing in Agra. These stunning ranges of monuments will take you back in time.

Q. Which are the best places to eat in Agra?
A. The places that you should visit to taste the best food and drinks in Agra are Dasaprakash at Vibhav Nagar, Esphahan at Taj East Gate, near Fathebad Road, Shankar Ji at Tanga Stand in Tajganj, Pinch of Spice at Wazirpura Road, Joney’s Place near South Gate, Miyan Nazir Road and Shankara Vegis at Tajganj.

Q. What are the best places for kids in Agra?
A. Some of the places to visit in Agra with kids are Bharatpur Bird Sanctury, Sur Sarovar Bird Sanctuary, Keetham Lake, and Taj Mahotsav at Shilpgram.

Q. What are some good outdoor activities in Agra?
A. Some of the best outdoor activities in Agra that you must try are going on a city tour, on a bike. You can also take full day walking tours or go on the city tour with Mother Teresa’s Missionary.

Q. What is the best adventure sport in Agra?
A. Hot air ballooning is the best adventure sport in Agra. You can enjoy the beautiful view of Taj Mahal through this, apart from seeing a replica of Red Fort.

Q. Which is one event in Agra that one should not miss attending?
A. Mohabbat the Taj - A Creative Dance and Light Show is a grand event in Agra that you should not miss attending.

Q. What is the best way to travel in Agra?
A. There is an array of well-connected transport facilities that Agra provides. Some such means of commutation include taxis, cabs, buses, rickshaws, and autos. For the finest Agra airport to hotel transfer, you can take cabs and taxis available at the airport.

Q. What are some of the romantic activities for couples in Agra?
A. Some romantic things to do in Agra include boating on the Yamuna river, going on a romantic date in some of the best restaurants in Agra, an evening walk in the Mehtab Bagh located on the banks of the Yamuna, and witnessing the sunset from Taj Mahal.

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