Duration : 3-4 hours
Pick Up Point : Hotel
Drop Point : Hotel
Vehicle Type : Maruti Swift Dezire
Minimum Guest : 02
Places Covered : Army Gate , Agra fort Railway Station,Jama Masjid , Vaidya Ram Dutt Street, Mankameshwar Temple, Lahor Street, Musician Balcony, Radha Krishna Temple, Spice Shop & Mehtab Bagh.
Tour Packages : INR 2,000/-
Get to know Agra the local way, by exploring the city's hidden lane-ways, bustling spice market, and religious mosques and temples, all with your feet to guide you. Sample treats at a 200-year-old sweets shop, hop on a cycle rickshaw, and learn why Hindu families dress their idols. Hear the legends that have been passed down through generations and learn how modern-day India is reshaping itself. Finish it all up with the spectacular sight of the Taj Mahal from a secret spot.
The 16th century UNESCO world heritage, Agra Fort consist a number of Army Gate also known as the Gather Point was built in 1080 AD. Sikandar Lodi, the sultan of Delhi was the first ruler of this dynamic fort and after him 4 other armies (Hindu Sikarwar Rajputs, Mughals, Suris and British Army) including present Indian Army have also stayed in it. There are four gates but the most approaching are "Delhi Gate" and the "Lahore Gate. Lahore Gate is known by various names like 'Akbar Darwaza', the southern gateway. This gate is a great example of architectural traits. Delhi gate is the monumental gate and the masterpiece of Akbar's time. Forming its main entrance it is also known as western gate of Agra fort.
Agra Fort Railway Station is the oldest serviceable Railway Station in Agra, which is a perfect blend of Mughal, British and French architecture. Built by the British.Here you can witness the first hand hustle bustle of an Indian railway station. This is the only station in India that had both broad gauge and narrow gauge.
This is the small and old lane of Agra, dedicated to Vaidya Ramdutta Sharma. Vaidya Ramdutta was an Ayurvedic Doctor.This doctor used to treat people with the herbal medicines. He was an Ayurvedic doctor who has the knowledge of traditional herbal medicines and pules reading of Ayurveda. 'Ayur' means 'age' & 'Veda' means 'to increase', so Ayurveda tells how to increase your age with the natural herbal remedies.
This divine Mankameshwar Mandir is the most ancient temple situated at Rawatpura area in Agra. It is one of the most ancient temples devoted to Lord Shiva. It is said that the Shivlinga is covered by the silver metal and was founded by Lord Shiva himself during Dwapara era, when Lord Krishna was born in Mathura.
Lohar Gali is a bustling street with vendors selling colorful clothes, dresses, floral decoration and the special paan.The famous street food and pyramid shaped paan coated with "chandi ka verk" (Silver Foil) and garnished with coconut powder which are the most alluring things for the visitors.
This is a temple also known as Temple of Bihari Ji and "Gotewalon ka Mandir" and famous for it's most beautiful ornately carved Balcony.A merchant named Mohan Lal in 1880 built this temple. He was in the business of making brocade borders for Saaris and his family is still involved in their traditional business. It is about 135 years old but still in a very good condition.
This temple is about 200yrs old. It is devoted to Lord Krishna. The temple premise has 200-year-old sculptures and the legend of Lord Krishna's 13 reincarnations.This temple will leave you with a lifetime of fond memories.
From the time of British, Spices of India are famous all over the world for its richness in variety and unique flavour.Indian spices are pure and have original flavors and used in various forms. Spices not only add flavors to the food but also extract the nutrients and provide natural color to the dishes.
This Mughal garden complex located on the opposite bank of the Taj Mahal. It is one of the 11 parks on the Yamuna's east bank.The symmetry of architecture makes the Taj Mahal look equally breath-taking from all four sides and its hue in the river water of the Yamuna during sunset further amplify its aura.It is decorated with 25 fountains. It was built to protect the Taj from the rough effects of the sand storms across the Yamuna River.