Visited during my last visit in the city. This Fort and taj Mahal was the place about which I've heard a lot. And when I visited, I was not disappointed. Amazing Fort, and amazing experience.
About Agra Fort
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Agra Fort is a palace complex with Mughal architecture .This red sandstone fort with surrounding moat, watch towers and strong gateways was built by Akbar the Great in 1565. It was for military defence.His son ,Jahangir extended with new bastions , palaces, and pavilions during...More
The Shah Jahan was a member of the ruling family (royals) and married Mumtaz a non royal. Their love was so strong and they never separated. He lived in Agra Fort where he can always keep his eyes on Taj Mahal, where the love of...More
This was a site I wasn't particularly interested in seeing although it was included on our private tour so it was a pleasant surprise when I enjoyed it so much. The crowds of Indian residents require careful navigation but as at Taj Mahal if you...More
This visit was on our itinerary following the visit to the Taj Mahal. It is an imposing place but much of it is closed off being renovated. I probably would not go out of my way to visit.
Having previously just visited the Taj Mahal, Agra Fort has much to live up to and as such lives in the Taj's shadow. It is however an excellent place to visit.... nice views of the Taj from there too!
We had a quick guided tour of Agra Fort and it was certainly worth a visit as the city of Agra is not particularly pleasant so this is one of the decent sights.
this fort is well worth a visit. superb structures and the history is amazing. You do need a guide to get the most of out of a visit.