Agra Fort, which is also known as the Lal Qila of Agra, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is located about 2.5 kilometers from the Taj Mahal. So, if you’re planning to visit Agra, this place is really worth checking out.

The Agra Fort remains open from sunrise to sunset throughout the week. The Agra Fort timing is from 6 am to 6 pm.


  •   Monday To Saturday
  •       6:00am – 6:00pm
  •   Sunday
  •       6:00am – 6:00pm

Quick Facts

  • The Agra Fort was rebuilt by Akbar and it took around 8 years to complete the work. It got completed in 1573.
  • The Agra Fort stands seventy feet tall.
  • You can get a glimpse of the Taj Mahal through the slits in the wall of Jodha Bai’s palace in the Agra Fort.

How To Reach ?

  • By Air:The nearest airport is the Deen Dayal Upadhyay Airport Airport which is at a distance of about 8 km from the Agra Fort.
  • By Rail:The nearest railway station to the Agra Fort is the Agra Cantt station. From there you can get to the Agra Fort through local transportation.
  • By Road:Take buses from Agra or hire a taxi or auto.