Agra Fort - Overview

Agra Fort was worked by Raja Badal Singh and the fort was previously called Badalgarh Fort. Later on, Lodi dynasty captured the fort and after that the fort went under Mughal dynasty who redesigned the fort. The fort is developed in Agra and is around 3 km away from Taj Mahal.

The fort is developed with red sandstone which was brought from Rajasthan. History says that around 4,000 developers worked daily to finish the development which came to an end after eight years. Agra Fort is now listed under UNESCO World Heritage sites.


Visiting Hours

The fort is opened for the people from sunrise to sunset. The fort is opened on all seven days for the people.


Travelers need to purchase tickets in order to visit the fort. For a foreign tourist, the cost is Rs. 550 while an Indian need to pay only Rs. 40 to visit the fort. There is no ticket for the children under fifteen years.

There is also a arrangement for foreign tourists that if they purchase Agra Development Authority (ADA) toll tax ticket for Rs. 500, there is no need to purchase other toll tax tickets and they can visit many monuments like Taj Mahal, Akbar’s Tomb, Fatehpur Sikri, Itmad-ud-Daulah Tomb on the same day. For the next day they will again have to by ADA tickets. No toll tax charge has to be paid on Fridays for any monument.

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