Agra: Taj Mahal & Beyond (Photos)

When you hear the name Agra, Taj Mahal is the first thing that comes to mind. It is wonderful and a place you must experience. But this city has a lot more to offer.

Scroll down to see some of my visual experiences of this place.

Morning Light at Taj Mahal, Golden Glow On White Marble
In the golden morning light

Reach early morning or evening to catch the magnificent view of the golden hour. However, I would prefer the morning because of the lesser crowd.

Yamuna River Agra Taj Mahal
Yamuna River view from Taj Mahal

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Taj Mahal Morning View From Red Fort Window
View from a window in The Red Fort

A lot of places in the city offers Taj view, Red Fort and Mehtab Bagh are two options. Reach at the good time of the day and you may get great images which will stand out.

In the bright late morning light

The afternoon is one of the worst times to visit Taj, However late mornings are fine and the sun is mild and warm during that time.

Little boy in the shadow, Sikri Fort, Fatehpur
A little boy coming out of  the shadows, Sikri Fort, Fatehpur

Fatehpur-Sikri is a few Kilometers away from Agra and a place which has a history of its own. I would recommend this place to you if you have more than one day in Agra.

Diwan-e-Aam Compound in Red Fort, Agra, India
Diwan-e-aam, Red Fort, Agra India

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Beautiful Evening Light at The Sikri Fort, Fatehpur
Beautiful Evening Light at The Sikri Fort, Fatehpur
Blue Clothed Woman in Red Fort
Early Morning at Red Fort, Agra

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Sunlight in the fort chambers, Fatehpur-Sikri, India
It’s sunny in the end, Sikri Fort, Fatehpur



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