Aaram Baagh - Agra

'Garden of Retreat' or 'Pleasure Garden'

Explore the natural paradise

Aaram Baagh is originated from the venue popularly known as 'Garden of Retreat' or 'Pleasure Garden' having its association with Mughal Kings and their royal families built originally for relaxation. These were outhouses built outside the cities for recreation and leisure amidst royal comforts.

First Aaram Baagh was built by Mughal Emperor Babur in 1528, near Agra, India.

Agra is one of the famous tourist destinations comprising of Mughal era architecture reflecting in Forts, Palaces, and Monuments including the ‘Taj Mahal’, one of the seven wonders of the world.

Taking a cue of this historical lineage, ‘Pachar Group of Hotels’ came up with Aaram Baagh at Agra with two Palaces known as Shahi Mahal and Shalimar Mahal.

Spread in a vast area of greenery with sylvan background. Aaram Baagh is located in the outskirts of Arga city in a pollution free and eco-friendly environment amidst sprawling lush green area.

The distance between Aaram Baagh from the famous Taj Mahal is just 10 kms and 27 kms from Fatehpur Sikri.

Mughal architecture and Heritage

Aaram Baagh speaks an essence of Mughal era with its heritage and architecture from the period of great Mughal Emperor Babur to the last Mughal King Bahadur Shah Zafar (1500-1800).

Shahi Mahal has been aesthetically designed and constructed with a combination of Indian, Mughal and European style of architecture. The red stone has been significantly used in the architecture. Shahi Mahal depicts Mughal Emperor Akbar’s era and its royal lineage whereas Shalimar Mahal is reminiscence of Mughal Emperor Shahjahan’s period where white stone was predominantly used in entire architecture.

Era of National Heroes

In addition to the architectural history of the Mughal era, Aaram Baagh-Agra, symbolizes the glorious account of the national heroes who layed their lives for protecting their freedom, their religion and their heritage.

The heroes included Shivaji, Rana Sanga, Tulsi Das, Maharana Pratap to name a few.

To recreate the ambiance of historical era, huge research work was done to create furniture, furnishings, and architectural designed windows without loosing the sheen of that era along with old pictures, paintings and tablets giving historical account.

All these masterpieces are placed in the rooms, corridors and sitting lounges of Shahi Mahal and Shalimar Mahal to glare a glimpse of erstwhile royal era to the visitors who visit Aaram Baagh.

Aaram Baagh has 30 rooms each in Shahi Mahal and Shalimar Mahal, each having a bed room with attached bath, a sitting lounge and an open air plunge pool where guests can relax in blue water under the open sky.


Shahi Mahal and Shalimar Mahal have their separate Multi Cuisine Restaurant & Bar with all facilities like swimming pool and a Spa.