Every traveler wants to travel and explore sites in and around the place where they are visiting. Agra is the best place to explore in India and there are many amazing places to visit near Agra. Most famous tourist attraction of Agra is the Taj Mahal as tourists admire its beautiful architectural design and the history behind it. It is a symbol of love which is built by Shah Jahan for his beloved wife Mumtaj. You must start your tour by visiting the Taj Mahal and then move ahead to explore the nearby places of Agra. Agra itself has many tourist attractions which you will surely admire them. If you are travelling to India with Golden Triangle Tour Package which includes Agra along with its nearby places Jaipur, and Delhi in its tour circuit. If you are a person who wants to explore nearby places then here are some the best places you can visit.
Fatehpur Sikri (50km from Agra)
Capital of the Mughal Empire
Fatehpur Sikri is considered as one of the amazing historical sites in India. It is about 50 kilometers away from Agra and you can easily travel to this place by using private and city cabs. The city has many best tourist attractions which attract many tourists around the globe are palaces, temples, forts, and minarets. Here you can visit Jodhabai Place, Diwan-i-khas, and Khwabgah, etc.
Bharatpur (57km from Agra)
Paradice for Nature Lovers
Bharatpur is a perfect paradise for nature lovers to rejoice their soul. Bharatpur is 57 kilometers away from Agra. Persons who have a keen interest in bird watching, trekking are happy to spend their days in Bharatpur. The main attraction of Bharatpur is Keoladeo National Park and Lohagarh Fort. Many wildlife photographers and nature enthusiasts capture best pictures of some rare migratory birds in and enjoy their day around nature.
Mathura (57km from Agra)
Birthplace of Lord Krishna
Mathura is a birthplace of Lord Krishna and it is the most special place for Hindus. It is a lovely and beautiful place to learn about the culture of India. Mathura is 57 kilometers away from Agra which you can easily access by using private cabs and city cabs. One must visit Krishna Janma Bhoomi Mandir, Gita Mandir, Kusum and Sarovar in Mathura and along with these attractions you can visit many other temples, ghats, artwork, and sculptures.
Jaipur (240km from Agra)
The Pink City
Jaipur is most popular tourist destination near Agra. The city is blessed with many forts, palaces, temples, and museums. Jaipur is also called “Pink City” whenever you will go to visit this city you will find most of the part of the old city is painted pink like Choti Chaupad, Badi Chaupad, Johri Bazaar, Ajmeri Gate, Sanganeri Gate, etc. You can explore the most popular tourist attraction like Hawa Mahal, Jal Mahal, Amer Fort, City Place, and Albert Hall. It is 240 kilometers away from Agra but it is the most visited city in Rajasthan.
Orchha (253km from Agra)
Orchha is well renowned for its forts, temples, and palaces. It is located in Madhya Pradesh. Tourists love to visit this city which has beautiful and iconic sites to see. The city is 253 kilometers away from Agra. Tourists admire its intricate carving and beautiful facades of monuments. The most famous attractions of Orchha are Chaturbhuj Temple, Raja Mahakal and Jehangir Mahal. Chauturbhuj temple is world famous for many beautiful structures.
Aforesaid are the best nearby places of Agra for sightseeing. All places have their own specialty some are famous for their historical temples like Mathura, some are famous for its historical forts and palaces like Jaipur, some are famous for its natural beauty like Bharatpur and much more. If you want to spend Taj Mahal Holiday along by exploring nearby places then do consider above-mentioned places.