5 Spectacular Monuments of Agra

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If you are in India, then visiting Agra is something that you must have to do. With the relics of the past to the great ancient monuments, Agra has a lot to offer to every tourist. It is one of the most places for a great vacation and has many attractions to leave you wanting for more. The city situated on the banks on river Yamuna will take you to the ancient historical era of India and will enchant you. If you thought that Agra just has the beautiful Taj Mahal, let me tell you that you are wrong! Agra has various other attractive monuments that are worth exploring and visiting. Take a look at 6 of such monuments in Agra.

1. Itmad-ud-Daula

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Before you head to Taj Mahal, this is the monument you must visit. The masoleum is made of white marble and is very appealing and attractive on the very first sight. This ancient monument is worth exploring and a must include in your travel bucket list.

2. The Agra Fort

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The Agra Fort is amazing and impressive at the same time. The fort is huge and the land was ruled by different dynasties from this fort itself. The monument is made of red sandstone and only 25% of the whole area is open for public, rest is under the control of the Indian Army.

3. Sikandra

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Sikandra is a blend of the Mughal, Christian as well as Hindu Architecture. The monument was made by Akbar when he started becoming old as a place of rest in his old age. This is another stunning monument of Agra which is a definite one to go!

4. Fatehpur Sikri

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Situated around 40 kms away from Agra, this city was planned city  by Akbar and is also known as the ‘City of Victory’. The place is another appealing monument and the city served as the Mughal capital for quite some time.

5. Taj Mahal

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Going Agra and not visiting Taj Mahal is just next to impossible! This monument which depicts everlasting and eternal love, just needs no introduction at all. The monument is made of white marble, has various intricate carvings and precious stones that make the whole visit an unforgettable experience.

Going Agra and visiting these ancient monuments will make you travel to the Mughal Era. The places are so beautiful and spectacular that you will be enthralled with the overall experience. So, just pack up and get going!