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1. Taj Mahal

Mausoleum in Agra, India
The Taj Mahal, is an Islamic ivory-white marble mausoleum on the right bank of the river Yamuna in the Indian city of Agra.
It was commissioned in 1631 by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan to house the tomb of his favourite wife, Mumtaz Mahal;
It also houses the tomb of Shah Jahan himself.
Address: Dharmapuri, Forest Colony, Tajganj, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282001, India
Phone: +91 562 222 7261
Architects: Ustad Ahmad Lahori, I. M. Kadri
Construction started: 1632
Opened: 1648
Height: 73 m
Architectural style: Mughal architecture
Built for: Mumtaz Mahal
Function: Monument, Mausoleum

Taj Mahal

2. Agra Fort

Fort in Agra, India
The Agra Fort is a historical fort in the city of Agra in India also known as the Red Fort.
Rebuilt by the Mughal emperor Akbar in 1565 and completed in 1573, it served as the main residence of the rulers of the Mughal Dynasty until 1638, when the capital was shifted from Agra to Delhi.
Address: Agra Fort, Rakabganj, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282003, India
Phone: +91 562 222 6431
Built: 1565–1573
Architectural style: Islamic architecture
Owners: Lodi dynasty, Sur Empire, Bharatpur State
Function: Fortification, Monument
Area: 94 acres (38 ha)
UNESCO World Heritage Site inscription: 1983
UNESCO Site Id: 251

Agra Fort

3. Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah

Mausoleum in Agra, India
Tomb of I’timād-ud-Daulah is a Mughal mausoleum in the city of Agra in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.
Often described as a “jewel box”, sometimes called the “Bachcha Taj” or the “Baby Taj”, the tomb of I’timād-ud-Daulah is often regarded as a draft of the Taj Mahal.
Address: Moti Bagh, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282006, India
Phone: +91 562 228 0030
Burials: Mirza Ghiyas Beg
Beginning date: 1622
Function: Mausoleum
Completion date: 1628

Tomb of Itimad ud Daulah

4. Wildlife SOS

Animal sanctuary
The Agra Bear Rescue Facility is a Sloth bear rescue facility dedicated to rehabilitating previously enslaved ‘dancing bears’.
No. of animals: Over 170 sloth bears
Location: inside the Sur Sarovar Bird Sanctuary, also known as Keetham Lake

Wildlife SOS

5. Mother Teresa’s Missionaries of Charity

Address: 8, Ajmer Road Lata Kunj Colony, Shahzadi Mandi, Pratap Pura, Rakabganj, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282001, India

Mother Teresas Missionaries of Charity

6. Mehtab Bagh

Park in Agra, India
Mehtab Bagh is a charbagh complex in Agra, North India.
It lies north of the Taj Mahal complex and the Agra Fort on the opposite side of the Yamuna River, in the flood plains.
The garden complex, square in shape, measures about 300 by 300 metres and is perfectly aligned with the Taj Mahal on the opposite bank.
Address: near Taj Mahal, Dharmapuri, Forest Colony, Nagla Devjit, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282001, India
Phone: +91 562 222 6431
Created: 1652
Area: 25 acres (10 ha)

Mehtab Bagh

7. Agra Art Gallery

Address: 30-B, Munro Road, Sadar Bazar, Shahzadi Mandi, Idgah Colony, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282001, India

Agra Art Gallery

8. Sheesh Mahal

Historical place in Agra, India
Restored 1600s palace, with glittering mirror-glass mosaics & water features in landscaped gardens.
Located in: Agra Fort
Address: 52HF+F7X, Agra Fort, Rakabganj, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282003, India

Sheesh Mahal

9. Gurudwara Guru ka Tal

Gurudwara in Agra, India
Guru ka Tal is a historical Sikh pilgrimage place dedicated to the memory of ninth Guru Sri Guru Tegh Bahudar Ji.
Guru ka Taal is near Sikandra in Agra.
The Gurudwara was built over the place where the Guru Tegh Bahadur offered voluntary arrest to Aurangazeb, the Mughal Emperor.
Address: Chennai – Delhi Hwy, Maharishi Puram Colony, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282007, India
Phone: +91 562 260 1717

Gurudwara Guru ka Tal

10. Jama Masjid

The Jama Mosque is a 17th-century congregational mosque located in the historic core of Agra, Uttar Pradesh.
It was built by Jahanara Begum, Padshah Begum of the Mughal Empire, during the reign of her father, Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan.
It is one of the largest mosques in India.
Founder: Jahanara Begum
Location: Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India
Date established: 1648
Dome(s): 3

Jama Masjid