Top Things to do in Agra
Plan your Agra vacation around the top things to do in Agra.
With the stunning Taj Mahal, historic Mughal heritage, vibrant local culture and cuisine, Agra is a delightful travel destination. The city has so much to offer for a range of travelers. Whether you are a history buff, a gourmand or want to celebrate a romantic vacation, Agra will not leave you disappointed.
If you are wondering when is the best time to visit Agra, or how best to plan your North Indian sojourn, our destination experts are waiting to help you. Here is a list of the top things to do in Agra curated by our Enchanting Travels specialists, which should definitely be part of your Agra travel guide!
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1Visit the Taj Mahal at night
The glorious feat of Mughal architecture, the Taj Mahal, is an incredibly beautiful sight by moonlight. One of the seven wonders of the world, it is believed that the Taj changes its colors during the full moon nights, so if you’re visiting during such a time, don’t miss out on this spectacle
Visiting the Taj Mahal is definitely one of the top things to do on your Agra vacation!
2Watch ‘Mohabbat, the Taj Mahal Story’ – A dance and drama Show
Dance, drama and the Taj – what could be more culturally exciting? Spend an evening at Agra’s Cultural and Convention Centre, where you can see the largest replica of the Taj Mahal.
This was designed by 28 artisans over seven years and is built out of Makrana marble! The series of plays available in eight languages performed by The Sanskritik Natyashala group delves into Emperor Shah Jahan’s immortal love for his wife Mumtaz Mahal. !
3Take a culinary tour of Agra
At dusk, visit some of the oldest and top-rated food joints in the city. Savor over a dozen mouth-watering dishes, whose recipes have been handed down through the centuries!
Sample a host of famous North Indian street food – popular items include sweets like petha and dalmoth, as well as Mughlai food. One of the top things to do in Agra!
4Discover history in Sikandra
Visit Sikandra, a town close to Agra replete in history and home to stunning architectural monuments like the tomb of the great Mughal Emperor, Akbar. A must-visit here is the Itmad-ud-Daulah, which closely resembles the Taj Mahal.
5Relish a regal Mughal dinner at the Oberoi Amarvilas
A feast for the senses! Savor traditional Indian cuisine, authentic flavors amid stunning Mughal architecture, as well as beautiful views of the hotel gardens and water bodies. Relive the glory and pomp of the Mughal empire as you feast like an emperor!
Your grand three-course Royal Indian thali (plate) features classic Mughal recipes, enhanced by an ambiance of classical music and torches, giving the entire setting a truly regal air!
6Visit a Bear Rescue Center in Agra
Wildlife SOS Bear Rescue Facility works to rescue and rehabilitate animals under the Indian Wildlife Protection Act, saving over 600 bears.
Take a guided tour to meet rescued Indian Sloth Bears, followed by an informative presentation that looks at how human/wildlife conflicts can be avoided.
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