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Old Agra Heritage Walk

Destinations: Agra 
Duration: Same Day Tour

Description Summary
Meeting Point - Pick up from your centrally located hotel in Agra
Meeting Time - 11:00 AM / 02:00 PM

With this specially designed walk explore the architectural & socio – urban Character of Agra. This is a Guided Walk of two hour, which is extremely well designed in consultation of expert walk leaders and Historians. The Walk takes you to the birth of Mughal Capital Agra (Akbarabad) till the present city of the twenty first century time. Start the walk from Agra Fort Railway Station, situated in the Old Town with dominating influence of British Colonial Architecture as Agra was one of the important provinces of British Raj. Walk across to the majestic Jama Maszid followed by Mankameshwar Mahadev (The Shiva Temple), in between see the narrow lanes selling articles used for adornment of images of Gods & Goddesses, walk through the spice market of Rawat Para where the trade takes place even today in between the beautifully Ornamented & Decorated Facades. The walk further proceeds to the Namak Ki Mandi, where you witness artisans beating Gold & Silver to make Foils for medicinal use in Aurveda. Finally see the Akbari Mosque from outside and connect to the 16th Century stone paved Street of Kinari Bazar. The walk culminates in front of Jama Maszid and Bicycle Rickshaws pull the travelers back to the destination.

 

Detailed Description:

Advice:

We request the Participants to stay in-group & carefully follow the instructions of the Tour Guide.

To avoid offending local residents, kindly do not take photographs till the guide says it is fine to do so. Participants are requested to maintain the decorum of religious places and to abide by the rules at the archaeological monuments.

Please be careful of pickpockets & keep paying attention to your valuables, wallets, purses & Photographic Equipments, while undertaking the walk.

Avoid the hawkers & peddlers while on walk.

Inclusions:

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Local guide
  • Different variety of street foods and non alcoholic drinks

Exclusions:
  • Gratuities (optional)

Voucher Information:

Just carry print out or soft copy of the confirmation you get from us after completing the advance payment.
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