Duration : 1 Day
Departure Location: TripatiBalaji Temple – Jama masjid – Guru ka Tal – Church – Red Taj Mahal near Bhagwan Talkies
The seat of the Mughal Empire, the city of Agra is flocked by tourists from all across the globe all the year round. Experience the magic of the Mughal architecture; learn about their rich culture and heritage through their monuments. Though Agra is synonymous with the Taj Mahal, there are many other historical and religious places which are a must visit when you plan a trip to Agra. Agra has always been the stronghold of the Mughal rulers but various other rulers and dynasties like the Marathas, Jats and the British have added to the beauty of the city. Tourists with a religious bent of mind have a lot to explore in Agra.
At a close distance from the Delhi, the tourists can book AC cabs for one day Agra religious tour. Comfortable AC cabs from small sedans to big cars like Toyota innova are easily available at an affordable price. The religious tour package offers small AC cabs for $38 for one passenger, $22 per passenger for two people and $ 18 per passenger for three people. For larger families of four, Toyota Innova can booked $50 per passenger for four.
You will be received by our representative at the hotel lobby and will drive to Jama Masjid
Built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan , the Jama Masjid is dedicated to his daughter Jahanara Begum. It is one of the largest mosques of the country and one of the most sought after pilgrim sites. It is also called the Friday Mosque and devotees visit this place in large numbers to offer prayers. The intricate designs, lattice work and carvings are a reflection of the Mughal architectural excellence.
Dedicated to the ninth guru of the Sikhs, Guru Ka Taal Gurudwara is built on the site where Guru Tegh Bahadur offered voluntary arrest to the Auranzeb. The pilgrims gather in this historical gurudwara to pay homage to their Guru, who sacrificed his life so that people could practice their faith with freedom.
Akbar's Church was the first church of Agra built by Akbar the great in 1598. It was a gift from Akbar and the Mughal Emperors visited this church to offer prayers. They also donated huge sums of money for the extension of the Church.
Mehandipur Tirupati balaji temple is dedicated to Lord Hanuman. Situated on the Agra jaipur highway, the temple is popular for ritualistic healing and getting rid of evil spirits.
Another significant place to visit in Agra is the Red Taj Mahal. It was built by Ann Hessing in the memory of her husband John Hessing. Built I red sandstone it is the smaller imitation of the Taj Mahal. It is inspired from the Mughal architecture and speaks about the love of this couple.
After visiting these religious sites, you can return to Delhi the same evening. This religious tour package provides you good and well informed English speaking tour guides for the convenience of the tourists. The package also covers the parking and monument entry fees.