Agra Fort

Agra Fort Tour, Agra

The Agra Fort is a historical fort city located at Agra and was one of the main residence of emperors of Mughal Dynasty till 1638 after which the capital was shifted to Delhi. It is declared as the UNESCO World heritage site and is about 2.5 Km northwest of Taj Mahal. The era is marked by the invasions and fortifications where the power is symbolized by grandeur not only in terms of forts along with grand palaces but the beauty of the city getting enhanced by the Taj Mahal as well. The mighty towers and the overwhelming facades not only look awe-inspiring but instill fear in the mind as the fort is very stout and was built with red sandstone.

The first known details show that it was built by Lodhi dynasty and the last ruler were British empire.The city which has been part of the folklore and the “Agra Fort” is also known as Lal-Quila is one of the highlight of the city of Agra and the structures built are not only a sign of prowess which reminds of the Mughal era when the country saw unprecedented growth in terms of economic growth and was united under one supreme power of the Mughals.

Agra fort is a UNESCO World Heritage site. This fort history starts from 1080 AD. Agra city as capital was first time started by Sikandar Lodi in 1488. It was main administration and residence building of the Mughal empire period from 1526 to 1857. It is just 2.5 KM distance from Taj Mahal (7th wonder of the world).

Nearest other Tourists Attractions: Taj Mahal, Itmad-ud-Daulah's Tomb, Akbar's Tomb, Sikandra Fort, Jodha Bai ka Rauza and Mehtab Bagh, Fatehpur Sikri (40.0 KM) and Keoladeo National Park(Bharatpur) (58.0 KM) etc.

Nearest Accommodations: Budget Hotels: Natraj Paying Guest House & Restaurant , Hotel Sidhartha , Hotel Daawat Palace , Hotel Sai Palace , Hotel Taj Khema , Aryans Taj Resort , , Hotel Taj Resorts , Hotel Bhoomi Residency , Hotel Crimson palace , Hotel Crystal Inn , Hotel Pushp Villa , Hotel Panna Paradise

Luxury Hotels: The Oberoi Amarvilas , Radisson Blu Hotel Agra , Trident Agra , Hotel The Taj Vilas , Hotel Utkarsh Vilas , Orient Taj , Courtyard by Marriott Agra , Jaypee Palace Hotel

Agra Weather Temperature:-

Months Temp. Jan Feb March April May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Average Low (℃) 8.0 10.4 15.9 22.3 26.4 28.5 26.8 25.8 24.4 19.9 13.7 9.1
Average High (℃) 22.3 25.2 32.0 38.5 41.6 40.7 35.2 33.7 34.4 34.3 29.7 24.0

Visit Information:-

Location: Agra, Uttar Pradesh

UNESCO World Heritage Site Listed: from 1983

Distance From:-

IGI Delhi Airport: 227.0 K.M.

Agra Airport: 11.3 K.M.

Agra Cantt. RLY Station: 5.5 K.M.