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Agra, home to the Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World should definitely be on your list when you think of honeymoon destinations. What better than visiting the monument that stands as a symbol of love and beginning your beautiful journey together! But the Taj Mahal isnt the only thing to see in Agra. If you are planning a honeymoon in Agra, heres all you need to know from booking your stay to sightseeing. Also Read - Agra Lockdown Today News: Tough Measures to be Implemented, No Movement Within Taj City Till July 13; Number of Containment Zones Rises to 76 - Check Full List
Best resorts to stay in Agra
You are on your honeymoon and youd want to stay in a hotel that pampers the two of you so you can have a splendid stay. Here are a few hotels that do that just. Also Read - Taj Mahal to Remain Shut Due to COVID-19 in Agra Even as Monuments Across India Reopen Today
Just a couple of kilometres away from the Taj Mahal, this hotel is perfect for couples who love a room with a view. You can see the garden and courtyards from your room and enjoy amenities like a spa, yoga sessions and fine dining in its restaurants.
Address: Next to TDI Mall, Fatehabad Rd, Tajganj, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282001
Contact: 0562 223 5000
Double Tree by Hilton
Want a view of the Taj Mahal? Double Tree by Hilton offers rooms with a view of this monument. It is also close to other tourist attractions in the city such as Agra Fort, Akbars Tomb, etc.
Address: B/H-1&2, 2, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282001
Contact: 0562 710 2323
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The Oberoi Amarvilas
It probably cant get closer than this! This hotel is just 600m away from Taj Mahal and each room of this resort offers an uninterrupted view of the monument. You will find Mughal style in its architecture that will further enhance your experience.
Address: Taj East Gate Road, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282001
Contact: 0562 223 1515
Sightseeing in Agra
While you may not want to leave your hotel room considering you are on your honeymoon, but if you decide to do a bit of sightseeing, heres where you can go.
This is an obvious one when in Agra. The Taj Mahal is a monument that you should definitely visit. Take a tour of it and admire its architectural marvel. While we all know the legend behind the construction of this monument, here are some lesser-known facts about the Taj Mahal.
Another tourist attraction of the city, Agra Fort was the seat of Mughal Empire and today is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. When here, do visit the Diwan-E-Aam and Diwan-E-Khas along with Musamman Burj.
Though this is a little away from Agra, you must visit Fatehpur Sikri which was built by Emperor Akbar and also served as the Mughal capital. This walled city was constructed in 15 years and one its most striking feature is the red Sikri sandstone in its architecture.
In the mood for some romance? The Mehtab Bagh is perfect for couples. Translating to moonlight garden, it is located north of the Taj Mahal and is a square garden on the opposite side of the Yamuna River.
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