Top 10 Must Visit Historical Monuments in Agra

It is one of the most famous monuments in the world. Taj Mahal - the symbol of love was built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal

Taj Mahal

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A UNESCO World Heritage Site, it is known as the Red Fort of Agra. The fort served as the main residence of the Mughal emperors till 1638, when the capital was shifted from Agra to Delhi

Agra Fort

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A city established by Emperor Akbar in 1571 and served as the capital of the Mughal Empire for a brief period and is known for grand structures, like Buland Darwaza and Jama Masjid

Fatehpur Sikri

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Located in Sikandra on the outskirts of Agra spread across an area of 119 acres. Akbar himself started the construction of this edifice which was later completed by Jahangir

Akbar’s Tomb

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Located opposite the Agra Fort, it was built by Emperor Shah Jahan in 1648 AD. It is one of the largest mosques in India, dedicated to his daughter, Jahanara Begum

Jama Masjid

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It is the mausoleum of the poet and scholar Allama Afzal Khan Mullah, who served as the prime minister during the reign of Emperor Shah Jahan

Chini Ka Rauza

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A cenotaph built by Jaswant Singh Rathore in memory of his elder brother Amar Singh Rathore's wife Rani Hada and is a unique blend of Hindu and Mughal-styled structure

Chhatri of Jaswant Singh

It was built in memory of Guru Teg Bahadur Ji and is the place where the ninth Guru offered himself up for arrest to Aurangzeb and is a famous pilgrimage destination

Gurudwara Guru ka Tal

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The tomb is a marble mausoleum built by Empress Nur Jahan in memory of her father and is often called "Baby Taj" due to its resemblance to the Taj Mahal

Itmad-ud-Daulah's Tomb

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The name translates to "Moonlight Garden" and it is believed that the site is where Shah Jahan planned to build a black marble mausoleum that would be a twin to the Taj Mahal

Mehtab Bagh

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