The city tour of the Old Agra offers you a chance to discover the old city which came into existence a few centuries ago. You can walk through the bi-lanesand narrow streets discovering one of the most ancient railway terminals in India. A stroll through these memorable lanes will take you to the historic shrines, mosques, markets that have spices in abundance and will allow you to peek into the day to day life of Indians.
This tour will teach you all about Islam and Hinduism, which are the two chief religions in our country. Under the guidance of a professional guide walk through the shops of the inhabitants and the places, where they worship. Find out about the ancient architecture, age-old traditions, historical significance and customs of this wonderful city that takes you to the milestones of Agra Jama Masjid, the popular goddess temple, the spice market and winding up with a astonishing view of the historical Taj from the bank of the river Yamuna.
Duration: 01 Day
Departure Location: Agra
Description : Old Agra City Tour gives you an opportunity to explore the old Agra city which exists since few hundred years. You will walk through narrow alleys and street exploring One of the oldest railway stations in India. A walk through the allies will lead you to historic mosque, temples, spice markets and will give an overview of the daily life of Indians. In this tour, you learn about Hinduism and Islam two major religions of India.
What to Expects
You will be picked up at your hotel in Agra by guide and driver at 3:00 pm and you will proceed for the Agra city walk.
You will stop at Agra Fort railway station, which is one of the oldest railway stations in India and built in a colonial way. You will learn about Indian railway system and then you will proceed towards Jama Masjid, the biggest mosque in Agra. Here you will learn about Islam and the Mughals in India.
After the mosque, you will walk towards your next stop, at Ayurvedic doctor's alley. Here you will learn about ancient Indian system of medicine, Ayurveda. Further, you will walk in local markets learning about Indian retail and wholesale system. Your next stop will be at Mankameshwar Mandir, a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. Here your guide will enlighten you with ancient Hindu philosophies and rituals.
Next, is the sneezing time as you will walk through aromatic Spice market to witness various Indian spices such as Turmeric, Black pepper, Cardamom, Cinnamon, red chilly powder and various Indian pickles.
Next stop will be at a very famous and hygienic sweet shop of the old Agra city for food sampling, where you will pamper your taste buds with mouthwatering sweet and salted snacks.
Again a walk in a colourful daily market will lead you to your car and the tour ends when you will be dropped off at your hotel.
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