To really get to know a city and its inhabitants a visit to the markets where they shop and their places of worship is a must. Add on this Heritage walk to your tour of Agra. It is conducted around the old market area visiting the little known and visit landmarks of Agra such as the Jama Masjid visiting the spice market ones a stop on the silk route. This tour also visits a famous goddess temple finishing with an unusual view of the Taj from the Yamuna.
The Heritage Walk of Agra is a Guided Walk of one & a half hour, which is designed in consultation of prominent Historians & Academicians of Agra. The Walk traces the birth of Mughal Capital Agra or Akbarabad till its present times. The Walk begins from the gigantic Jama Maszid, only from here you can mingle in the crowds & begin to experience down town Agra, Walk & visit the Silver Lingam of Mankameshwar Mahadev Temple, proceeding into narrow lanes selling articles used for adornment of images of Gods & Goddesses, looking at Ornamental & Decorated Facades in the Spice Market of Rawat Para, the walk enters into the famous Khoya Gali of Chitti Khana. The walk proceeds into the Namak Ki Mandi, where artisans beat Gold & Silver to make Foils of Gold & Silver for medicinal use in Aurveda & come in front of Akbari Mosque to connect to the 16th Century stone paved Street of Kinari Bazaar. One wonders that how heritage has become the soul of Agra as one walks through these lively streets.
TIMING: 09.00 AM to 08.00 PM All days of week
TOUR DURATION: 02 Hrs
Do’s & Don’ts: - Participants are requested to stay in-group & always follow the instructions of your Tour Guide. Kindly do not take photographs wherever you think you may offend the local residents. Participants are requested to maintain the sanctity of religious places and abide by the rules of archaeological monuments. Kindly be careful of pickpockets & keep paying attention to your valuables, wallets, purses & Photographic Equipments, while undertaking the walk. Kindly avoid the hawkers & peddlers while on walk.
MEETING POINT : Agra Red Fort
VALIDITY : This package is available throughout the year.
|01 Person Travelling||$ 65|
|02 Person Travelling||$ 50 Per Person|
|03 Person Travelling||$ 40 Per Person|
|04 Person Travelling||$ 27 Per Person|
Mr. Sumit Srivastava
32/20 Purana Kutlupur, Chipitola, Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India - 282001
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