One Day Agra Trip: Delhi to Agra trip by Train (Taj Express)

taj mahal

Recently, I have visited Agra with my family by train. This is my one-day budget trip with my family and I have visited most of the places on this one day trip. Here is the list of places in Agra where you can visit during the trip.

Places to visit in Agra

Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal is a beautiful masterpiece of architecture in Agra. The taj mahal is a symbol of love and history. This architecture looks beautiful in the time of sunrise and sunset. Taj Mahal is seven wonders of the world which was built by the Mughal Empire Shah Jahan as a memorial for his beloved wife. The Taj Mahal was built with the beautiful white marble. The construction of this monument was started in 1632 and completed in 1653. This architecture is a combination of Mughal, Persian, Turkish and Indian architectural styles. This place is 6Km long from their nearest railway station Agra Cantt Railway station. You can easily get batteries rickshaw at the cost of 20rs per person.

Red Fort

Red Fort is 3 Km long from the Taj Mahal and this was the primary residence place of Mughal royal family before the capital moved from Agra to Delhi. In this place, Shah Jahan has spent his last day of his life as a prisoner. This place is open sunrise to sunset and you can see the amazing view the taj mahal from this place.

red fort

Fatehpur Sikri

Fatehpur Sikri is an important city of Mughal Empire in between 1571 to 1581 which was built by the Akber. The Fatehpur Sikri building was built in Islamic style architecture.  This architecture of this place can’t describe in words and one can only experience this place magnificent view by seeing them. This place is 35 Km from its main city Agra.

agra city

If you live in Delhi and plan to visit Agra City then you can take a Taj Express train from New Delhi railway station. One of the best things is you need to pay 112rs for the 2S General tickets on your one side journey in this train. This train is open at 6:45 am from NDSL railway station and reach Agra 10:50 am. In the evening, You can get this train at 6:50 pm from the Agra Cantt railway station and this train reach 10:20 pm at NDSL railway station in the night. You can book the tickets from Indian railway official website or Paytm app.