Anguri Bagh

Anguri Bagh

  • Agra
  • Uttar Pradesh
  • India

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Anguri Bagh, Agra Overview

Anguri Bagh, Agra is a lovely and beautiful garden located at the heart of Agra, right inside the premises of Khas Mahal. For those who don’t know, Anguri Bagh was constructed by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan long back in the year 1637. Khas Mahal is also known as Aramgah- i – Muqaddasa and the name itself suggests that it was erected for the rest and relaxation of the emperor. The Khas Mahal has a lot of sections and the main portion of the Mahal boasts of a hall with recess and rooms in a surrounding semi-circular pattern along with a big rtyard in the front with tanks, fountains and hammams. All these beautiful artifice have spectacular view of the beautiful garden and that’s what we call, Anguri Bagh. The Anguri Bagh was specifically designed for the royal ladies who can enjoy their pleasant retreat while having their imperial baths.

Architecture:

Anguri Bhagh is also known as char bagh for it is spread for over four complex compartments. The intricate geometrical patterns have always grabbed the entire acknowledgement. The garden is also called as Garden of Grapes (hence Anguri Bagh) as it was initially known for thick creepers of grapes. The surrounding structure of Anguri Bagh is constructed with white marble, which was once painted in gold and was embellished with attractive and beautiful paintings. If the reports are to be believed, then sometime back the Anguri Bagh was all adorned with lush green vineyards of choicest and juiciest grapes. If you are travelling to Agra for the first time and are looking out to explore Mughal history, then Anguri Bagh is the right place for you!

Things to Do:

One who loves to explore history of the places, they can dig out something about Anguri Bagh here. Also, Anguri Bagh, Agra is an amazing place for photography and videography.

Best Time to Visit:

Anguri Bagh is open and can be visited all around the year. Since it is located in the state of Uttar Pradesh, the summers are very hot with an average temperature up to 42 degree Celsius. The ideal time to visit this fort is during winters as it very cool and pleasant during those months and are said to be perfect time for sightseeing.

How to Reach:

Anguri Bagh, Agra is just 3 kms away from the Taj Mahal and lies within the circuit of Khas Mahal. Anguri Bagh is located in the heart of the region and can be reached easily by either electric rickshaw or can even be walked through the path. Or else, one can also hire an auto-rickshaw to reach this park. Agra is such a city that is very well connected through state-run buses which you can avail.

Traveller Information:

Below is some of the important information that one must be aware of before planning a trip to Anguri Bagh:
• Type of Destination: Garden
• Languages Spoken: Hindi
• Anguri Bagh, Agra Fort Altitude: 178m
• Open 6 am to  Evening 5:30 pm (Daily)
• Entry Fee: INR 20 (Indians), INR 300 (foreigners). It can be INR 250 for foreigners if that get Taj Mahal ticket for the same day as that of Anguri Bagh. This means that they will get INR 50 discount.

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