The capital of the Mughal Empire in the 16th and 17th centuries, Agra is home to three UNESCO world heritage sites: the Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and the ancient city of Fatehpur Sikri; all of which are legacies from Mughal times.
Located just 600 metres from the Taj Mahal, the world’s most exquisite testimony to undying love, it is easy to rekindle romance at The Oberoi Amarvilas. The best hotel in Agra is inspired by Mughal palace designs; with fountains, terraced lawns, reflection pools and pavilions. The Oberoi Amarvilas is a luxury hotel in Agra that offers unrestricted views of Taj Mahal from all rooms and suites, complemented by our warm, personalised hospitality.
Tastefully appointed accommodation, exquisite restaurants serving authentic Mughal and international cuisines, private dining beside the silhouette of the Taj Mahal and couples spa therapies with Taj Mahal views. At The Oberoi Amarvilas, your experience of Agra will be unforgettable.
The Oberoi Amarvilas, Taj East Gate Road, Agra 282001, India
Government of India, Ministry of Tourism
Located in the northern Indian State of Uttar Pradesh, Agra is home to the Taj Mahal, the world’s most famous testimony to love.
The Oberoi Amarvilas enjoys an unrivalled position, just 600 metres from the Taj Mahal. It is easily accessible by car from Delhi and Jaipur.
The cities of Agra, Delhi and Jaipur are otherwise known as the Golden Triangle, a popular tourist route for those making a trip of a lifetime to Incredible India.
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All our rooms and suites offer uninterrupted views of the Taj Mahal,
Mughal inspired design features and modern technologies.
At the all day international fine dining restaurant? In the demure Mughal dining space?
At a candlelit poolside table for two? Or on the private balcony of your room, served by your personal butler?
Our all day dining restaurant has a chic ambience and an Italian soul. With an a la carte menu that includes hand rolled pastas and melt-in-the-mouth sour dough pizzas, as well as classic and contemporary pan Asian and Indian delicacies. Our specially curated tasting menus with paired wines, guarantee an unforgettable dining experience. Bellevue promises something for every occasion, dishes to please...
Esphahan is our demur, specialist tandoor dining space. Live traditional music filters through a mosaic of candlelit tables where you can enjoy recipes passed down from the Mughal Emperors' kitchens, complimented by soft Indian flat breads. The restaurant has a smart casual dress code and welcomes children above the age of eight years.
Ours is the only bar in the world that offers uninterrupted Taj Mahal views; framed in large windows for you to enjoy from a silk sofa seat or a bar side stool, while sipping on international spirits, classic and Oberoi signature cocktails, Oberoi iced teas and speciality coffees.
From sunrise until nightfall, you can experience picture perfect moments watching the play of light and shadows upon the Taj Mahal through the windows, or from the open air terrace of our lounge. A crystal chandelier, a golden domed ceiling and Mughal inspired artworks lend an aura of majesty to this space, while plush armchairs and sofas provide exquisite comfort.
Take some time out for an Oberoi signature massage. Take a dip in our temperature controlled pool. Or work it all out in the fitness centre.
The Oberoi Spa Take your pick of holistic treatments that include Aromatherapy, Eastern, Western and signature Oberoi massage. To relax, revitalise and rejuvenate the mind, body and spirit.
Swimming Pool Our temperature controlled pool has Mughal inspired design features. Stretch out on a lounger. Take some shade under a parasol or cool off in our relaxation area.
Fitness Centre Our gymnasium is located within The Oberoi Spa. It has treadmills, cross trainers, exercycles, free weights, a rowing machine and a multi gym.
Dinner in sight of one of the world’s great love stories. A swim in the grandest of swimming pools.
A walk after breakfast surrounded by fragrant gulchadi and jasmine.
When in Agra, a visit to the Taj Mahal is a must. Often described as “poetry in marble”, the Taj Mahal is the world’s most exquisite testimony to undying love. We recommend you visit the Taj at sunrise and sunset to witness the magical play of light, shadows and colours on the white marble minarets. This guided tour includes private transport. We can also provide a complimentary shuttle service in...
A specially crafted meal for two, served by a personal butler, under the stars and beside cascading water bodies. Choose between a specially curated four course dinner and our recommended Royal Indian ‘thali’. Delicious cuisines and a unique setting to inspire a special occasion.
Nothing could be more romantic than a candlelit dinner for two on the balcony of your room, against the silhouette of the Taj Mahal. Intuitively served by your personal butler. Choose between a specially curated four course dinner and our recommended Royal Indian ‘thali’. An Oberoi experience is what memories are made of.
A few more good reasons for you to stay with us.
Agra is home to three UNESCO World Heritage sites; Mughal legacies from the 16th and 17th centuries.
A must-see when in India. The Taj Mahal is often described as “poetry in marble” and is the world’s most exquisite testimony to undying love. We recommend you visit the Taj at sunrise and sunset to witness the magical play of light, shadows and colours on the white marble minarets. A UNESCO World Heritage Site. Note: Taj Mahal is closed on Fridays.
Dating back to 1565 CE, Agra Fort is a formidable military structure that was transformed into a palace by Emperor Shah Jahan, who was later, ironically, imprisoned here when his son Aurangzeb seized power. Built out of red sandstone and white marble, the fort is enclosed by an insurmountable 20 metre high, 1.6 mile or 2.5 Kilometers double wall. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Fatehpur Sikri was built in 1571 CE and was the capital of the Mughal Empire for fourteen years. A fine example of a Mughal walled city, with well-defined public and private areas marked by imposing gateways, its architecture harmonises elements of traditional Hindu and Islamic styles. Fatehpur Sikri can also be visited en route to Jaipur. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Itmad-ud-Daulah, also known locally as “The Baby Taj”, was the first Mughal tomb to be built entirely of marble and pietra dura semi precious stone ornamentation. Embraced by a large garden with intersecting walkways and beautiful water bodies, it is a wonderful place to slow things down and enjoy a gentle stroll.
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