What’s the first thing that comes to your mind when you come across the word ‘Agra’? Wait! I think I know the answer. Isn’t it the Taj Mahal? One of the Seven Wonders of the World! If you say yes, then you are not the only one who thinks so. Almost 9 people out of 10 would agree to it and call it their ultimate destination on their Agra trip. And this article is meant for you which would alter your thoughts and you would start believing that Agra is just not about Taj Mahal but more than that. So here we mention 10 things to do in Agra while you are visiting the city of love.
#1 Be a close observer of simple living at the Radha Soami Samadh
This temple is located in Soami bagh area of the city. Here you would find people leading a very simple life. One should not miss out the golgappas at the famous Sheetal golgappa stall on their Agra trip.
#2 Visit the long lost monument- Chini ka Rauza
Most of the visitors, who come to Agra, miss out to visit this monument. It is a beautiful place and visiting this landmark is one of the many other things to do in Agra while you are on your way to the Taj Mahal.
#3 Get into the tranquillity at Guru Ka Tal
This is the famous Gurudwara in the city. Feel the inner peace and relax your mind, body and soul while you visit this place. And yes don’t forget to enjoy the famous langar here. It’s absolutely delicious!!
#4 Morning Walks are a must at Taj Nature Walk
Enjoy the walk here while you get to see many other things near the taj ganj area. You can have various delicacies from the street vendors as a part of your sightseeing in Agra.
#5 Enjoy the culture event at Kalakriti
Kalakriti is one of the most attractive places to visit in Agra. Get a royal treatment and the royal feel when you witness the cultural play which showcases the life of Shah Jahan and his beautiful wife, Mumtaz.
#6 One stop for Shopaholics – Sadar Bazar
Let the shopaholic in you leap out in this street of Agra. Don’t forget to buy the leather items from here and also the marble made things. You can buy souvenirs from here for your loved ones on your way back home!!
#7 Offer a prayer at Itimad-Ud-Daulah
Taj Mahal is considered to be an epitome of love. So here is a place to wish the best for your loved one. Do offer a prayer at this dargah and tie a ribbon to fulfil your wish. Who wants to leave this wonderful place out of their itinerary as it is one of the best things to do in Agra!
#8 Get touched by the Mughal Architecture at Sikandra
This Mughal architectural piece is a must to look out for among the tourist places in Agra. You can relish the experience of feeding a langur here.
#9 Don’t miss out to eat at Different Food Joints
You could probably get all the vegetarian dishes in this city. You can visit restaurants like Sheroes café, Pinch of spice, some of the rooftop restaurants like Tea’se me, Terrace grill and also some theme restaurants like D jail house, Farzi Gali, Chokho Jeeman. You can get pocket-friendly and delicious food everywhere in the city.
#10 A Walk at the Mehtab Bagh
What’s better than a walk in front of the Taj Mahal? These gardens which are situated in front of the monument are a must visit while visiting the monuments of the city.
These above said locations and things make us believe that “Agra is more than Tajnagari”