The home of the World Wonder Taj Mahal, Agra City, is one of the most visited places in India. Tourists and travelers come to Agra because of its colorful culture, rich heritage and perfection in its monuments; and of course Taj Mahal! But, thankfully, there are many more interesting things to do in Agra – apart from visiting the World Wonder.
Agra can be regarded as one of the cheapest cities to travel in. Living in Agra is a less costly affair as you get Budget hotels near Agra Airport to stay. The food here is tasty, and above all, you get to travel in specially designed carts in some areas. That is why the city is one of the sought after places to visit in the country.
However, talking about things to do in this beautiful city, here is a list you should go through to plan your itinerary the next time you are in Agra –
- Dine At The Most Luxurious Restaurants – If you are in Agra, one of the best things to do here is have a fine dining experience at some luxurious restaurant. You can either pay a visit at the Bellevue or the restaurant called Esphahan having the finest flavors of both International and Indian cuisine for its customers. Both of the restaurants provide you a chance to dine with Taj Mahal. How? Well, you can enjoy your meal in the evening while gazing at this beautiful monument. This unveiled view provided by the restaurants is worth everything.
- Visit the World Heritage Site – There are three world heritages in Agra and it is the only city in the whole world that has three. The world heritage sites are – The marvelous Taj Mahal, the glorious Agra Fort and the compelling Fatehpur Sikri. Although, Taj Mahal was, is and will be the first priority for any traveler, you still should not miss out on visiting the Agra Fort and the Fatehpur Sikri. Both of these sites are a must visit for anyone who plans on visiting Agra.
- Watch The Story Behind Taj Mahal Live – At Kalakriti Dance Drama Show, you can experience the love story of Mumtaz and Shah Jahan live. The actors perform the show live for 80 minutes at the Kalakriti Cultural and Convention Center. This is not very far from the Taj Mahal. You can get tickets that start from Rs. 1200.
- Gorge on the food here – If you are at Agra and have not tasted the authentic Indian cuisine, you are missing out on something really delicious. The “must try” and pretty famous ones include the Petha from Agra, the breakfast of Bedai/Kachori and Jalebi. Agra food is famous around the country and if you are here, you surely should try at least one of these.
Agra has a lot more to offer to its visitors. Shop at the street vendors, buy homemade carpets and rugs, and take a tour on a horse-cart. You are ure going to have an experience of a lifetime.