Taj Mahal is in Agra, a walkable area that's popular for being family-friendly and luxurious. Distinct for its natural features and sunsets, this locale has many tasty options for dining and drinking. Many visitors come to enjoy the natural beauty of the gardens. With so many hotels to choose from, the accommodations near Taj Mahal make an ideal base for exploring the larger Agra region.
More to see near Taj Mahal
In addition to visiting Taj Mahal in Agra, consider some of the other local activities and attractions. Shopping, dancing, and swimming are a few popular activities in the area. Top attractions include the area's monuments and much more.
An enjoyable day at a park is awaiting you at Ram Bagh. A shopping trip to Kinari Bazar and Sadar Bazar might be just what you need for some retail therapy.
Jama Masjid, Mankameshwar Temple, and Agra Fort are monuments worth a look. Some landmarks that can't be missed include Mosque and the Jawab, Soami Bagh Temple, and Tomb of Akbar the Great. A stop by Itmad-ud-Daulah's Tomb, Chini ka Rauza, and Taj Mahal offers more memorable sightseeing.
Don't miss Sikandra and Mariam's Tomb while you're here.
Getting to Taj Mahal
Fly to the Agra (AGR-Kheria) airport, 3.1 miles (5 km) from Agra, where you'll find Taj Mahal. At 110.2 miles (177.4 km), Delhi (DEL-Indira Gandhi Intl.) is the next closest airport. You can travel by train to Agra Fort Station or Agra Cantonment Station.