Agra Fort

Agra Fort

  • Agra
  • Uttar Pradesh
  • India
Amont Things to Do in Agra
  • Entry Fee Indian- 40 Rs, Foreigners- Rs 550
  • Time Required 2-3 Hours
  • Entry Fee Indians INR 40 Foreigners INR 550 Entry for children (below 15 years) .Free Entry to Agra Fort is allowed only through the Amar Singh Gate
  • Built In 1565
  • Established By Emperor Akbar

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Agra Fort, Agra Overview

Agra is the capital of architecture and monuments in India. It has always been endorsed with the name of The Taj Mahal, but there are a few other buildings in Agra that hold equal importance and significance in the history of the Mughals. One such construction is the Agra Fort, whose main parts were constructed by Akbar in 1565 AD and is yet another name which the city takes pride in. The monument is located in the northwest region of The Taj Mahal at a distance of 2.5 km from the banks of Yamuna. The 94-acre Fort has a semicircular structural plan, and its circumference lies parallel to the river Yamuna and the height of its wall is seventy feet. All four sides have been provided with a gate, which includes a Khizri gate that opens on the river side. Agra Fort incorporates from the beautiful Mosques and palaces such as Diwan-i-Am, Diwan-i-Khas, Jahangir Mahal, and Moti Masjid.

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