Honeymoon in Agra
There cannot be a better place for honeymoon in India than Agra, the Land of the Taj. Many people know Agra as the erstwhile capital of the Mughals but its antiquity goes back to the period of Lord Krishna. If you have passion for old monuments and want to witness the eternal 'Symbol of Love', Honeymoon in Agra is the perfect option. You will enjoy Honeymoon in Agra more with superior accommodation facilities, well-maintained tourist attractions, lively bazaars and first-class eating joints.
Places to visit in Agra
Make your Honeymoon in Agra a lingering affair by first visiting the Taj Mahal. Pay homage to one of the most romantic couples of all times,
Shah Jahan and Mumtaz Mahal, and try to bring such romance in your married life after a mesmerizing Honeymoon in Agra. Know more about the real love story of the royal couple and the conception of the 'Memorial of Love in White Marble'. The pure white marble with inlay work of precious and semi-precious stones, the symmetry in plan and majestic massiveness and absolute purity of idea and construction will make you awe-struck.
Other monuments of Agra that honeymooners love visiting to are: Taj Nature Walk, Agra Fort, Fatehpur Sikri, Salim Chisti’s Tomb, Akbar’s Tomb, Itmad-ul-Daullah’s Tomb, Ram Bagh, Mehtab Bagh, Jama Masjid, and Chini-ka-Rauza. Mughals were great lovers and admirers of beauty, art and architecture. Each of these speaks of the opulent Mughlia history and their rich heritage.
Visiting the art galleries and emporiums of Agra is a great fun in itself. The most renowned market locations of Agra are Mughal Art Emporium, Akbar International, Oswal International and UP Handicrafts Palace.
Some famous nearby tourist spots that can add more fun to your honeymoon trip are the Khajuraho Caves, Orchha, Varanasi and Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary.
After you have finished with your tour of the Taj, continue you sightseeing trip of the Mughal city on Honeymoon in Agra. Visit the Red Fort also known as the Agra Fort, Akbar's Tomb at Sikandra, Itmad-ud-Daulah's Tomb and Chini-Ka-Rauza. The important mosques in Agra are the Jama Masjid, Moti Masjid and Nagina Masjid. Also visit the Ram Bagh, Dayal Bagh and Soami Bagh while on Honeymoon in Agra. Make your Honeymoon in Agra more interesting by undertaking excursions to Fatehpur Sikri, Mathura, Vrindavan, Gokul, Deeg, Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary, Ferozabad, Jaipur and Aligarh.
Shopping adds a zing of excitement in Honeymoon in Agra because you can find a wide variety of things to explore and purchase in Agra. Agra is particularly famous for marble works, brassware, leather products, rugs and carpets. You can take back home decorative items, table tops, jewelry boxes, candle stands, mirrors, swings, beds, footwear, jackets, rugs and carpet for yourself as well friends as souvenirs from Agra. The famous markets to explore while on Honeymoon in Agra are Sadar Bazaar, Kinari Bazaar, Munro Road, Loha Mandi, Sabzi Mandi, Nai-Ki-Mandi, Gangotri- Uttar Pradesh State Emporium and Shilpagram Crafts Village.
Honeymoon Hotels to Stay in Agra
No luxury in the world can compare the romanticism of staying at luxurious hotels, offering splendid views of the Taj Mahal. The best known hotels for honeymooners at Agra are:
- Oberoi Amarvilas
- Radisson Blue Agra Taj East Gate
- ITC Mughal
- The Gateway Hotel
- Jaypee Palace Hotel & Convention Centre
- Wyndam Grand Agra
- The Retreat
- Hotel Royale Residency
- Hotel Oriental Taj
- Hotel Taj Resorts
- Rajmahal Hotel Agra
- Hotel Plaza
- Mansingh Palace Hotel
- Grand Hotel Agra
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Best Time to Visit Agra
Agra is all season tourist attraction. But the summers at Agra are very hot and exhausting. Winter season is the peak tourist season at Agra.
How to Reach to Agra
Agra since decades has been a developed city and thus was well connected with the rest part of the country. With modern development coming in, Agra has received immense growth and commerce. Honored amongst the Seven Wonders of the World, Agra is a hot international tourist spot. Agra has its own domestic airport which is connected to all the major cities of the country. Agra Railway station lies on the main railway line and is directly connected with various parts of South, North, Central, East and West India. NH 2, 3 and 11 pass directly through Agra city, connecting it with the whole country. Reaching Agra via public as well as private transportation is as easy as travelling inside your own city.
What Things to Carry to Agra
There are no dress restrictions in Agra. Pick and pack your clothes according to the weather. Light clothes during warm seasons and woolens during winter would be required. Be sure that your travel has your toothbrush, toothpaste, toiletries, a backpack, sunglasses, camera with extra batteries, skin protection, essential medicines, a wrist watch and your mobile phone with its charger.
Before How Many Days the Booking Must be Done
To avoid any kind of inconvenience or hustles during your honeymoon, book your hotels and tour packages well in advance. You can either do it personally or just hire a tour coordinator to do it on your behalf. Make sure that all honeymoon travel arrangements and booking are done 1-2 months before your travel time.