Agra city located beautifully on the banks of the Yamuna river is around 4h30 drive from central Delhi. Dotted with Mughal empire legacy inform of forts, tombs and mausoleums, city was founded in 16th century by Sultan Sikandar of Lodi dynasty. Later Agra also served as Mughal capital. Home to UNESCO World Heritage sites—the Taj Mahal and Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri (around 35 kms from Agra), it is must to include in your next wheelchair holidays. City has many hotels that offer you accessible rooms with adapted bathrooms, making your vacation as Wheelchair friendly holidays.

The Taj Mahal

This exquisite white marble mausoleum and UNESCO World Heritage site designated in 1983 is admired across the continents as an architectural masterpiece. It was constructed by Shah Ja memory of his favorite wife Mumtaz Mahal in the mid 17th century. Around 20000 artists from across India and as far as Iraq and Turkey worked on it for around 15 years. Built from white marble is believed to change color with the change in daylight. The structure is beautifully decorated with Arabic scriptures and semiprecious stones. Set within lush gardens The Taj Mahal is comfortably accessible by wheelchair with the help of ramps connecting different sections.

Closed on Friday. Wheelchair accessible

Agra Fort

This sandstone majestic fort is also known as Red Fort. Built by emperor Akbar, Agra Fort was designated as UNESCO World Heritage site in 1983. Overlooking the banks of the river Yamuna, Shah Jahan prisoned in this fort by his son spent his last days gazing Taj Mahal. Spread over 94 acres with semicircular plan, fort has many palaces and courtyards. Different sections of Agra Fort are well inter connected by ramps making it accessible for wheelchair travelers.

Open all days. Wheelchair accessible

Fatehpur Sikri

Known as ‘The City of Victory’, Fatehpur Sikri was built during second half of the 16th century by the Emperor Akbar to honor Sufi saint, Salim Chisti. City was abandoned after nearly 10 years due to water shortage. This UNESCO World Heritage site sprawled over nearly 150 acres houses exquisite palaces, gorgeous courtyards and temples with Indo-Islamic architecture. Similar to Taj Mahal and Agra Fort, different sections of Fatehpur Sikri are very well inter connected by ramps making it accessible for wheelchair travelers.

Open all days. Wheelchair accessible