Anguri Bagh

Anguri Bagh

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Sight Address : Anguri Bagh is located within the Agra Fort besides the right bank of the river Yamuna. Edit

Detail InformationEdit

An important structure located within the Agra Fort premise, the Anguri Bagh as the name suggests was the ‘Garden of Grapes’ built by Shah Jehan. A well planned structure for growing grapes and flowers all the year round, it also served as the principle square of the living area and place of pleasant retreat for the royal women. A marble paved platform with a fountain and imperial bath houses with exquisite wall paintings, once adorned this place.

anguri bagh in agra

Anguri Bagh in Agra

HistoryEdit

Shah Jehan built Anguri Bagh or the Garden of Grapes in 1637. With Khas Mahal to its east and red sandstone arcades on the other three sides, it was the principal square of the Zenana apartments or the living area of the royal ladies. There was a marble paved platform with a fountain in its centre and the garden itself was divided into compartments in intricate geometrical pattern. As the name suggests, this garden was known for harvesting choicest of grapes and flowers throughout the year. It was designed to be a pleasant retreat or the paradise garden for the royal ladies and ensured their complete privacy. Hammams or imperial bathhouses adorned with exquisite wall paintings in royal blue and gold were located to its north-east. The tanks near the Jehangiri Mahal ensured the water supply to the ponds and baths of this garden.

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Best Season to VisitEdit

Winter is the best time to visit, days are cool and sunny and ideal for sight seeing.

Best Time To VisitEdit

Morning, Afternoon, Evening.

Time Required for SightseeingEdit

1-2 hrs.

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Restaurants NearbyAdd / Edit

  • Fuxion Oriental – Agra ;  12 Coliseum Way, Cheshire Oaks Outlet Village, Ellesmere Port, Wirral, CH65 9HD ; Ph/M –  0871 963 2089 ; Food Serve –  Offers buffet-style dining with a choice of Chinese, Japanese or Thai cuisine

How to ReachEdit

Taxi : This place of Agra is well connected by road and is easily accessible by taxis. Local taxis are also available at a reasonable rate.

Bus : Bus services in Agra are provide by Agra Municipal Corporation. UP State Road Transport Corporation does run some air-conditioned and non-air-conditioned low-floor buses within Agra which run on specific routes including M G Road.

Train : Agra is a major railway junction and has several railway stations, with the Agra Cantonment Railway station being the main one. Indian Railways connects Agra with all major and minor cities in India. The hired taxi, tempo, cycle-rickshaw and auto-rickshaw will helps tourist to reach her. Prepaid autos and taxis from railway station are easily available.

Air : Agra’s Kheria Airport is located 8 km away from the heart of the city. It will cost about Rs 150 from airport to city by taxi. Agra is connected to Varanasi, Delhi and Khajuraho by air. For other cities, tourists need to take the flight to Delhi. After getting down at Kheria airport taxis and tongas are available at the airport to reach this destination.

Others : Travelling around the town of Agra can be done through a multitude of ways, including electric buses, Tongas, tempos, cycle rickshaws and auto rickshaws.
Cycle Rickshaw:
Cycle rickshaws are available aplenty in the town of Agra. Travelling through a cycle rickshaw can be quite time consuming, although this is a very cheap mode of travel with charges hovering around Rs 5 to 10.
Tonga:
Tongas are horse drawn carriages that run throughout the town. Tonga charges are very low too, and you can opt for a Tonga ride as it is faster than a cycle rickshaw ride. Charges will range around Rs 5 to 15.
Tempo :
Tempos are also available, and these are shared vehicles which can be more comfortable than buses for slightly elevated rates. Tempo rates will vary from Rs 5 to 10. These are a safe mode of travel and can be taken up during night time.

Things to CarryEdit

Carry drinking water, camera, sunglasses & a hat or shades for protection from the harsh Sun.

Safety / WarningEdit

During winters make sure to travel with proper woollen clothes as nights in Agra is pretty chilling during winter.Do not accept any type of food from strangers while travelling on trains and buses.

HelplineEdit

Police 100
Ambulance 102
Fire Brigade 101
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