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    Sikandra tomb is located 10 km north of Agra along the Agra Delhi highway. The tomb is open from dawn to dusk. The tomb of Akbar lies here in the centre of the large garden..
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      • Mariam Tomb
        Mariam’s tomb is located to the Western side of Akbar's Tomb along Agra-Delhi highway. The tomb was constructed by Jahangir in the memory of his mother Mariam Zamman.

        The white marbled grave is an old building in a ruined condition. Within is vicinity is a Christian Mission School and a church. It is also said; Akbar himself made that it in the memory of his Christian wife
        Mariam Tomb Mathura Delhi Highway, Near Delhi Highway, Sikandra, Sikandra, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282007, India
      • Gurudwara Guru Ka Taal
        Gurudwara Guru ka Taal, is located between Transport Nagar and Sikandra at Delhi-Agra Highway.
        Gurudwara Guru Ka Taal Guru Ka Taal, Mathura Road, Maharishi Puram Colony, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282007, India
      • Samadh Soamiji Maharaj - Soami Bagh

        Soami Bagh is one of the most popular tourist attraction sites in Agra. The monument consists of a temple, church, a vihara and a mosque. Soami Bagh is a holy white marble Samadhi of the Radha Soami religion located 10 km north of Agra, 9 kilometers from Agra Cantonment Railway Station.

        The mausoleum is also called as Radha Soami Samadhi who established the Radha Soami faith. It serves as the headquarters of the Radha Soami religion.

        Opening hours: 10.00am to 6.00 pm

        Samadh Soamiji Maharaj - Soami Bagh Soami Bagh, Poiya Ghat Rd, Soamibagh, Dayal Bagh, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282005, India
      • Prithvinath Mandir
        Prithvi Nath Temple , the oldest temple in Agra city is located in Shahganj along Jaipur Highway. It is devoted to Lord Shiva. Within the temple is a sacred bull of Hindu mythology referred to as Nandi.

        The bull is upright and faces a deity of Lord Shiva located at the central part of the temple’s courtyard. During Shivratri festival, the temple gets overcrowded as the followers of Lord Shiva bring their offerings of milk, Dhatura and belpatra.
        Prithvinath Mandir Prithvinath Fatak, Ashok Vihar, Kedar Nagar, Shahganj, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282010, India
      • Handicrafts Gallery

        Handicrafts Gallery is textile and jewelry shop located a few meters from Ratan Handicrafts. The shop offers Semi precious gemstone jewelry, Brightly colored textiles and Saris

        Handicrafts Gallery C-78, Main Market, Kamla Nagar, Kamla Nagar, Kaveri Kunj, Kamla Nagar, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282004, India
      • Shri Mankameshwarnath Mandir

        Shri Mankameshwar Mandir is an ancient temple symbolizing Lord Shiva Linga. The temple is estimated to be 3,500 years old. According to legend, the silver covering the lingo was provided by Shiva himself when Lord Krishna was born in nearby Mathura.

        Mankameshwar Temple is located at Rawatpara, near Agra Fort railway station. It is very popular among the locals. The temple is well known for Goddess Satwai Devi and for its Shiva temple.

        Shri Mankameshwarnath Mandir Rawat Para Rd, Sheb Bazar, Mantola, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282003, India
      • Jama Masjid
        Jama Masjid is a large mosque located in Agra. The sandstone and marble mosque complex was built in 1648 during the reign of Shah Jahan to honor the emperor’s favorite daughter, Jahanara Begum.

        Shah Jahan is also known for commissioning several of Agra’s famous monuments, such as the Taj Mahal.

        The mosque is popular and highly notable for its unique characteristics such as its dome and lack of minarets.

        The mosque is still in use today. Tourists are welcome to visit when touring the grounds.
        Jama Masjid Road, Kinari Bazar, Hing ki Mandi, Mantola, Subash Bazar, Kinari Bazar, Hing ki Mandi, Mantola, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282003, India
      • Th. Shri Shyam Ji Maharaj Dheeraj Mandir
        Shyam Ji Maharaj Temple is located at Bijlighar.
        Th. Shri Shyam Ji Maharaj Dheeraj Mandir Bijli Ghar Road, Near Bijli Ghar, Chhipitola, Rakabganj, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282001, India
      • Agra Fort
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        Agra Fort Near Agra Fort Crossing, Bijli Ghar, Pipal Mandi, Mantola, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282002, India
      • Balkeshwar Mandir
        Balkeshwar temple is located 2 kilometers from the city of Agra at river side of Yamuna. It is close to Agra Railway Station.

        Being a temple of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvathi, it is the most sacred place of the Hindus. During Shivarathri day, the temple receives thousands of visitors. It is a major tourist attraction receiving tourists from all over the world.
        Balkeshwar Mandir Balkeshwar Ghat Wasan, Kailash Nagar, Rajwara, Kamla Nagar, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282004, India

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      Jan 15.1 14.7 59.2 5.8
      Feb 17.9 12.7 64.2 5
      Mar 23.8 10.4 74.8 4.1
      Apr 29.9 5.6 85.8 2.2
      May 34.2 12.7 93.6 5
      Jun 34.7 65.9 94.5 25.9
      Jul 31 230.3 87.8 90.7
      Aug 29.5 231.9 85.1 91.3
      Sep 29.2 135.8 84.6 53.5
      Oct 26.6 20.9 79.9 8.2
      Nov 20.9 3.5 69.6 1.4
      Dec 16.2 7.3 61.2 2.9

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        • Calm and Serene. One thing about this monument is it's on the main road where traffic runs through out the day but as soon as you enter it you'll feel a change of an era. The din transits from honking trucks to chirps of birds. Butterflies welcome you and the trees show you path. You become happy. Happy from within. And you see black bucks and amidst the tomb of Akbar the great. The tomb great in itself. And then you sit in contemplation watching the human and the god made things living together in harmony. Advice- sit there and relax. Best season- Feb
        • A very breathtaking and calm face and some beautiful Mughal Architecture. It has some amazing features such as if you speak in one of the columns in the side, your voice can be heard through the diagonal column!!! Much more amazing architecture to see as well as some wildlife like antelope herds can be seen.
        • A very beautiful and calm place to visit. In fact, it's a very important monument that you can't miss if you are visiting Agra. It's about 30 minutes from Agra on Mathura Road (NH-19). Remember one thing: the caretaker of the tomb inside will tell you that photography is not allowed. It is very much allowed. Just be firm and tell them to show a sign or the rule book. Take as many photos as you want. If you want, you may pay some money on the tomb, which the people there say go to helping poor kids. This is what they say, I'm not sure.
        • India has a lot of places like this so it is very similar, but still amazing to see. It's impressive how they built symmetrical places like this. Don't waste your money on guides and beware of the monkeys that are walking around. They will steal anything you are holding.
        • Sikandra is the mausoleum of Emperor Akbar, the greatest of the Mughals. It is truly befitting his stature. It is nothing like any of the usual Islamic mausoleums, with their central dome structure. Instead, it starts with a gateway which has 4 minarets of its own! It could be an independent monument. The central structure is amazing, and Akbar's crypt is in the basement of the structure which is accessed through a long walkway. The amazing thing is the geometry of the structure. Standing at the centre of the structure next to Akbar's grave, you can see a sliver of light as the walkway rises gently up, and in that light you can see the silhouette of the entrance gate of the monument which is almost 500 meters away. It is a breathtaking experience.

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