Home to the iconic Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, Agra lies in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh.
also, Agra itself has three UNESCO World Heritage Sites, which includes, Taj Mahal, the Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri.
Not to mention, the city is famous for three things Taj Mahal, Petha and shoes.
PLACES TO VISIT IN AGRA:
- Tomb of I’timad-ud –Daulah
- Akbar’s Tomb
- Mehtab Bagh
- Moti Masjid
Moreover, the city is full of wonderful sites, food and the most interesting part for shopping lovers is the famous Sadar Bazaar. In addition, it is Agra’s most visited markets for its handicrafts; leather work and marble items like table tops, vases, boxes and souvenirs.
If you are non-vegetarian, then crispy Tandoori chicken (marinated chicken dish) with rich spices is something that you cannot miss. And for those vegetarians out there, Kachori (Indian fried flat bread) should be on top of your list. Petha is the famous candy of Agra and something you should try when in Agra.
November to March, this is the best time to visit the city of Agra. Why? The weather is pleasant and also it is the peak season to travel to Agra.
Agra is indeed a city that you cannot miss on your next trip to India.