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Agra Fort in Agra

·  Summer: (25°C- 46°C) Extremely hot and dry
·  Winter: (2°C-23°C) Very cool and accompanies thick fogs
·  Monsoon: June to October. Heavy rainfall

Best time to visit:  October to March

Opening Time: Sunrise (usually 06.00 am)
Closing Time: Sunset (usually 06.00 pm)
Weekly Holiday: Open 7 days a week.

Entry Fees for Indians Adults:  INR 30
Children:  N/A
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Entry Fees for Foreign Nationals Adults:  INR 300
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A walled city in itself, Agra Fort on the right bank of River Yamuna served as a prominent stronghold of the Mughal imperial heads few centuries ago. Gigantic ramparts, bastions, towers, facades and gateways elaborate the strength and glory of this red sandstone marvel. The structures in the monument signify the passion of Mughal emperors towards art and architecture.

Halls, pavilions, palaces, mosques, towers, thrones and gardens adorn the fort. Also known as the Red Fort of Agra, this is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Buildings representing the Bengal and Gujarat schools of architecture are completely astounding. The old world charm and invigorating tales of the fort keep the visitors engrossed throughout the trip.

Agra Fort is just few minutes away from other architectural wonders of Agra, including Taj Mahal, Sikandra, Chini ka Rauza and Fatehpur Sikri.  

Eatables, arms, ammunitions, liquor, smoking items, electronic and electrical items (except camera) are prohibited. Don’t make noise or scratch the walls and keep the mobile phones switched off.

Road: Agra is easily accessible by city roads connected to National Highways 2, 3, 11 and 91 and Yamuna Expressway. Journey by buses, taxis or private vehicles is extremely convenient.

Railway: Agra Cantt. Railway Station (about 6 km.) is the nearest railhead with excellent connectivity. It is worth mentioning that the city of Agra has numerous other railway stations including Idgah Agra Junction and Agra Fort junction.

Airway: Agra Airport (about 8 km.) is connected to Delhi and other cities like Varanasi and Khajuraho. Taxis can be hired from the airport to visit the fort.