Ram Bagh, Agra
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Fee No Fee
Visiting Time All days of the week 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Duration of Visit 1 hour onwards
Do not confuse it with the Rambagh Palace in Jaipur. Ram Bagh in Agra is the oldest garden in Mughal style in the country. It is about 5 km away from Taj Mahal. It was built by Babur and he was buried here temporarily before he was taken to Kabul. It has many Persian elements in it. This is a real paradise for those who love Islamic architecture. It is an example of usage of water cascades to increase the river flow into the garden. The garden was named as Aram Bagh which means Garden of Rest. It later became Ram Bagh. It is said that this place would be very cool even during hot summer days. According to legends, Akbar fell in love with a gardener of Ram Bagh and stayed idle in the garden for six days till she agreed to marry him. Thus, it was also called as Lazy Garden. Jahangir waited in this garden for the right time to enter Agra after conquering Fort of Kangra. A lot of elements in this garden were designed by Nur Jahan.
If you visit Agra in summer, this is an important place to visit. The water course, fountains and other water techniques in this garden would give you a cold paradise to relax.