Agra is a city that is covered in poignant love legends and the glorious history of the Empire. Agra was the capital of the powerful Mughal Empire in the 16th century and was one of the most populous and prosperous cities in the world at the time. What to do in Agra? You are able to visit the UNESCO World Heritage sites - Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri, as well as eat snacks and buy something in the Old Town Market. Agra is in northern India and has a typical tropical monsoon climate. The year is divided into three seasons: cool season, hot season and rainy season. The best travel season is the cool season from October to March.