Agra, India: Nightlife, Bars and Clubs

There is not much of a nightlife in Agra but the main nightlife area is located beside the Taj Mahal where most traveller accomodation is. There are several terraces where people can enjoy a drink. There are also some restaurants which are available for a night out. Although most bars are located in Hotels, they don’t skimp on entertainment quality or the Agra flavour. Other nightlife activities include cultural shows which are usually shown at some of the larger hotels and restaurants.

Mohabbat-the-Taj, Musical Drama in Agra

The drama is a series of plays portraying the chronicle of love. The play which is staged every day at 6:30 pm at Kalakriti Conventional Centre depicts the immortal love between Shah Jahan and Mumtaz Mahal and the splendid lifestyle of the Mughal era. Mohabbat-the-Taj is replete with singing, dancing and elaborate costumes and even includes a marble model of the Taj Mahal appearing on stage.The play is in Hindi with headphone translations in other languages available to those seated in the Gold (Rs. 700) and Platinum seats (Rs. 1000) seats. Address: Kalakriti Conventional Centre, 41/142 A/1 VIP Road to Taj Mahal, Fatehabad Road, Agra, India.

Amarvilas Bar

It is the bar at Agra’s best hotel. A terrace opens out to views of the Taj. Nonguests can wander onto the terrace. Address: Taj East Gate Rd, Oberoi Amar Vilas Hotel, Agra, India.

Jaiwal Bar

An escape from hotel bars, pocket-sized Jaiwal has a small outdoor seating area with a smaller AC room indoors. Beers starts from Rs80 and snacks are also available. Address: 3 Taj Rd, Agra, India.

Cafe Coffee Day

This AC-cooled branch of the popular cafe chain is the closest place to the Taj selling proper coffee. Another branch is located at Sadar Bazaar. Address: 21/101 Taj East Gate, Agra, India.

Costa Coffee

Agra's only outlet of this UK coffee chain offers a cool and clean caffeine fix off Fatahabad Rd – and wi-fi. Address: 8 Handcraft Nagar, Fatahabad Rd, Agra, India.

There are also more bar and club options. Other options would be Maikhana, Downtown Club in Agra, Hotel Deedar E Taj, Coctail Bar in Agra, The Bar, Downing Street, Chandni Bar, Venom Lounge in Agra, Dj Party Night, 20-Ten. There are also cinema halls in Agra which are Big Cinemas, Sarv Multiplex and Fun Cinemas.