Agra, of ten times known as town of love, is very popular destination among tourists and one of the most visited destinations for honeymoon in India. This city has witnessed Great Indian architectural and cultural heritage. In Agra, you will have a chance to see monuments of Mahabharata Times as well as 21st century renovation. But here is something else, that compelled Rabindra Nath Tagore to define Agra as "a tear on the face of eternity". Agra earned the world fame due to Taj Mahal.
The Taj Mahal, widely renowned for its architectural beauty, is also considered as one of the 7 wonders of the world. Agra Fort, made of red sandstone, are a mixture of different architectural styles. On the Yamuna's south bank, a moonlight garden called Mehtab Bagh was also laid just across the river. Beside that- Chini ka Rauza, Ram Bagh, Mariyam’s Tomb, Jama Masjid and Dayal Bagh are also places to watch out. This city is also famous for sweet dish ‘Agra ka Petha’. Agra is a well-known place as shopping complex too.
Honeymoon, being the beginning of a journey in marriage offers you an opportunity to know well your partner. Spending quality time in a romantic destination like Agra, the city of the Taj, will surely help to please your partner and celebrate your first few days being together.
Taj Mahal, built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in loving memory of this late wife Mumtaj, is the main attraction of the city. The beautiful Taj Mahal, built of pure white marble is among the seven wonders of the world. Besides there are two other UNESCO World Heritage sites around the city- the sandstone Red Fort and Fatehpur Sikri. The city is also well known for its warm hospitality and luxurious accommodation for its guests. Simply enjoy the beauty of the Taj or explore its in and out and collect memories for a life time. Visit the Fort of the Mughal days, just adjacent to the Taj and enjoy the architectural beauty of the mughal empire.
To make your honeymoon more special you can opt for staying in a heritage resort, having the old mughal charm and enjoy its grand royal hospitality. Do not miss to pay a visit to Fatehpur Sikri, few km away from Agra. The place is well known for the world famous Buland Darwaza, a very huge door of 55 feet, the tomb of Salim Chisti, Birbal’s House, Panch Mahal and many other places of historic importance. Agra has always been one of the major hubs that boast a variety of arts and crafts. Buy a souvenir to take back home the memories of Agra.
Just as there's no such thing as "a bad time to live", there's no such thing as "bad time to visit" one of the most scintillating and marvelous wonders of the world, the Taj Mahal. Whatever be the time of the year, the Agra will not stop with its mission to spread its charm and glory and will continue to be as luminescent as ever.
Best Season: November to March
Summers: Late March to July
Winters: November to Late March
Monsoons: August to October