The erstwhile capital of the Mughal Empire during the reign of Akbar, and an unmissable destination on the itinerary of every traveller to India, Agra offers a revealing glimpse into the refinement of Mughal courtly life and Mughal sensibilities, captured in its many historical sites, which in addition to Taj Mahal, include Fatehpur Sikri, the Agra Fort and the tombs of prominent members of the royal family.
Honoured with the Aga Khan award for its architectural excellence, ITC Mughal has been built to pay a fitting tribute to this gloriously historic city. True to its stately inspiration, ITC Mughal expresses the untrammelled luxury of a royal refuge, with its 5 star luxury accommodation, acres of gardens that bear the mark of the paradisiacal landscaping typical to Mughal gardens with the use of water channels, fruit and flower bearing trees and shaded walkways.
It has the distinction of being the winner of the First Aga Khan Award for Architectural Excellence, in Asia, and till date, the only Indian Hotel to have won this prestigious International recognition. The hotel has got the award, because the architecture of the property is inspired with the heritage Mughal monuments, namely Fatehapur Sikri and Agra Fort.
The only Indian hotel to have won the prestigious Aga Khan Award for its excellent representation of Mughal architecture..
Nestled amidst 35 acres of sprawling gardens, ITC Mughal is where the fabled Mughal Dynasty’s love of gardens finds an echo..
ITC Mughal, welcomes its guests to experience a journey of the Mughal empire right through its main entry - “Babur Darwaza” which is followed by a sculpted water chute, cascading water in a distinctive pattern..
The main lobby of ITC Mughal is dedicated to the great king Akbar, whereas the various gardens pay tribute to many of his wives. .
The Hotel also pays tribute to the second Mughal emperor, Humayun by displaying a bridge constructed over a pond of lilies, linking the lobby and the porch..
This Luxury Hotel in Agra comprising of 233 opulent rooms and suites, recreates a paradise for the contemporary Mogul- full of splendor and perfection which was the hallmark of the Mughal empire. .