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Agra Fort

The Main Residence Of Mughal Dynasty Till 1638

Agra Fort, Agra
Monument > Palace
It was inscribed as a UNESCO Heritage Site in 1983. The Fort stands on an ancient site and was traditionally known as Badalgarh. The Fort got its present appearance during the reign of Akbar. Once again, this fort has been ruled by so many dynasties and emperors simply because of the geographical advantage it retained. It took eight years to complete this massive fort. However, his grandson, Shah Jahan deliberately brought down many structures to dust to make room for marble structures. This col show more

Quick gist

Something unique

The strategic location of the Fort is of so much importance that majority of the Fort comes under the reign of Indian Army for regular patrolling and surveillance.

Tips from insiders

  • Make sure not to carry any objectionable items, even things like - charger, headphones, etc aren't allowed.
  • You may have to pay a fee if you want to record any video.
  • Vandalism of the site is strictly prohibited.
  • Carry your identity cards when you visit this destination.
  • Keep yourself hydrated and be in a comfortable attire.