Top 5 Romantic Places In Agra To Celebrate Love

Written By: Mehrosh Shamim

Agra, a place with immense history and culture also reflects romance over centuries. Experience the vibe of the magical song 'Suno Na Sangemaramar' in the city which celebrates love.  If you are in the mood to take a break for your better half, these are the five romantic places in Agra to ignite the flames of your life.

1. Taj Mahal

It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the most romantic place for couples to visit in Agra. The exquisite mosaic design is the unique feature that makes the location more beautiful. There are 22 domes within the 42-acre complex. You can also take a sunset boat to see the sunset on the Taj Mahal or go for a stroll through Mehtab Bagh.

Special Tip: The Taj Mahal is closed every Friday, and it is advised against visiting on the weekends if you're out with your partner because of the crowds.

  • Timings: 5:00 AM to 6:30 PM

  • Ideal Duration: 2 hours

  • Entry Fee: INR 50 (Indians), INR 540 (SAARC/ BIMSTEC citizens), INR 1100 (Foreigners), and children below age 15 are free

  • Additional Charge: INR 200 for visitors who wishes to enter the mausoleum

  • Best Time To Visit: October to March

  • Distance From Agra: 3.9 km

2. Agra Fort 

It was constructed in red sandstone during the Mughal dynasty and is also a UNESCO World Historic Site. The most beautiful buildings, including the Musamman Burj, Diwan-i I Khas, Diwan-i I Aam, Moti Masjid, Sheesh Mahal, and Jahangiri Mahal, are located within the walls of Agra Fort.

  • Timings: 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM

  • Ideal Duration: 2-3 hours

  • Entry Fee: INR 40 (Indians), INR 550 (Foreigners), entry to children below age 15 is free

  • Best Time To Visit: Autumn and winter season

  • Distance From Agra: 2 km

3. Keetham Lake

The lake, which is situated within the Sur Sarovar Bird Sanctuary, is home to a variety of migratory and resident birds. Paddling a boat in the middle of the lake against a scenic backdrop is a romantic thing to do in Agra.

Special Tip: If you're lucky, you might see an alligator or crocodile.

  • Timings: 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM

  • Ideal Duration: 1-2 hours

  • Entry Fee: INR 30 (Indians), INR 350 (Foreigners)

  • Best Time To Visit: November to March

  • Distance From Agra: 22 km

4. Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah

It is also known as the "Baby Taj" and is considered as the romantic place to visit in Agra because it is so close to the Taj Mahal. The marble jali work here is thought to be more delicate than any other Agra structure. The inner space of the tomb is actually divided into nine chambers, the largest of which is the Central Chamber, which is only accessible from the southern side.

Interesting Facts: It was created in white marble during a time when red sandstone was preferred for building materials. Because of this, some people think that this tomb served as an inspiration for the Taj Mahal.

  • Timings: 8:00 AM to 12:00 AM

  • Ideal Duration: 1-2 hours 

  • Entry Fee: INR 30 (Indians), INR 30 (SAARC/BIMSTEC Adults), INR 310 (Foreigners), and children below 15 years are free 

  • Best Time To Visit: Winter season

  • Distance From Agra: 5.8 km

5. Mariam-Uz-Zamani Tomb

Jahangir built the tomb in memory of his mother, Mariam-uz-Zamani, and it is located near Akbar's Tomb. It features an impressive blend of Hindu and Islamic architectural design. It is a three-story structure with over forty chambers on the ground floor.

Interesting Facts: The beautiful tomb construction is one of the location's most intriguing features. The tomb's appearance is the same from the front and back.

  • Timings: 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM

  • Ideal Duration: 1 hour 

  • Entry Fee: INR 25 (Indian), and INR 300 (Foreigners)

  • Best Time To Visit: Winter or Rainy season

  • Distance From Agra: 11 km

Frequently Asked Questions

Which location in Agra symbolizes love? 

The Taj Mahal, one of the seven wonders of the world, is prominently displayed in Agra on the Yamuna River's southern bank. The Taj Mahal or the "symbol of love" is one of the top locations to see in Agra and the most famous tourist destination in India.

When is the time of year for couples to visit Agra? 

Winter is unquestionably the greatest time to view the majority of the attractions in Agra. You won't have to work up a sweat during these months to appreciate the city. 

How many days can couples spend exploring Agra?

We recommend that you spend at least 1-2 nights there to get the full experience. 

What are the top tourists attractions in Agra?

The Taj Mahal, Fatehpur Sikri, Agra Fort, Itimad-ud-Mausoleum, Daulah's Mehtab Bagh, and shopping in Agra among the city's primary tourist attractions.

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