Discover the many things to do and see in Agra
When you choose a comfortable room or suite at Radisson Hotel Agra, you can easily reach Agra’s top things to do and see. Both the Taj Mahal and the incredible Agra Fort complex are within 15 minutes of the hotel. After exploring their splendors, you can drop by the bustling Shilpgram marketplace to haggle for leather goods, purchase local spices, and sample traditional foods from around India. You can also pack a picnic to enjoy at Ram Bagh Gardens and take the kids to see the sloth bears at the Wildlife SOS sanctuary. For a trip outside the city’s hubbub, drive an hour to tour the UNESCO World Heritage site of Fatehpur Sikri, a former capital of the Mughal Empire. Our hotel is also conveniently located close to the expressway that leads to New Delhi and Jaipur, making it easy to tour India’s Golden Triangle.
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Taj Mahal1.34 mi / 2.16 km from the hotel
Dedicated to Shah Jahan’s late wife Mumtaz Mahal, this iconic mausoleum combines Indian, Persian and Islamic architecture. Completed in 1648, the Taj Mahal is enclosed by 17 hectares of gardens that stunningly contrast with the white marble exterior.
Sikandra Fort7.68 mi / 12.36 km from the hotel
Boasting a blend of Hindu and Islamic architecture, this ancient tomb was completed in 1613 to memorialize Akbar the Great of the Mughal Empire. After a walk inside, stroll through the surrounding gardens, often filled with colorful peacocks.
Agra Fort2.48 mi / 4 km from the hotel
Dating back to 1573, this fort was home to the Mughal emperors until the capital was moved to Delhi. The large complex contains remnants of royal life, from ancient baths and courtrooms to mosques, palaces, a grape garden, and a mirrored palace.
Jama Masjid2.82 mi / 4.53 km from the hotel
This red sandstone and white marble mosque was constructed in 1648 and exemplifies Islamic architecture of the time. Adorned with paintings and carvings and surrounded by a large bazaar, Jama Masjid is one of India’s largest mosques.
Fatehpur Sikri24.15 mi / 38.87 km from the hotel
A UNESCO World Heritage site, this complex was briefly the Mughal Empire’s capital in the 16th century. The buildings reflect the cultural fusion that occurred in the 16th and 17th centuries and offer visitors a glimpse of life during this period in India.See more
Itimad-ud-Daulah2.75 mi / 4.43 km from the hotel
While you’re exploring Agra’s old city, don’t miss this historic structure, the first Mughal mausoleum built from white marble. It’s believed to have inspired the architect of the Taj Mahal.See more
Agra Bear Rescue Facility13.51 mi / 21.75 km from the hotel
Visit this sanctuary to learn more about India’s sloth bears. The facility is home to more than 100 animals that have been rescued from exploitation and poachers by Wildlife SOS. The organization runs an elephant sanctuary nearby as well.
Mehtab Bagh1.64 mi / 2.65 km from the hotel
Set across the river from the Taj Mahal, these historic gardens provide breathtaking views of the monument. Carefully restored in the 1990s, they make an excellent spot to relax, watch the birds, and take photos.
Shilpgram0.53 mi / 0.86 km from the hotel
Just a kilometer from the Taj Mahal, this open-air market offers quality work from local artisans, including textiles, traditional clothes, leather goods, and carpets. Don’t miss the many eateries, which offer traditional foods from around the country.