September 29, 2022

Tourist places to visit in Agra

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Agra: The City of Taj

Places to visit in Agra near Taj Mahal

Agra, the city of architectural wonders, lies in the banks of river Yamuna in the Indian State Uttar Pradesh. The everlasting heart stopping beauty

of one of the Seven Wonders of the World, the beautiful marble monument of Taj Mahal, is not the only significance of Agra. Agra is the epicenter of the affluent cultural inheritance with artistic excellence and religious beliefs that have enriched mankind for years. Spread over an area of 188.40sqkm the population of the area is around 1,686,976 making it the 20th most populated place of India.

Climate in Agra
The climate of Agra is considered to be hot and humid; especially the scorching sun in the summer season from April to June raises the temperature to 45C. The monsoon seasons of July to Sept shows a humid weather with decent amount of rainfall. The winters are foggy with temperatures ranging from 4C to 30C. The winters are the best time to visit Agra which remains from November to February.

How to reach Agra?
Agra By Air
The nearest airport is the Kheria Airport which is around 12.5 kms away from the city. The airport is well connected with popular metropolitan cities like Mumbai and Delhi.

Agra By Rail
The main station for Agra is the Agra Cantt station situated close to The Taj and Agra Fort which can be easily reached by car or auto rickshaw from the station. “Palace on Wheels” is also a luxurious option availed by many tourists. Being in the central line for Delhi Mumbai and Delhi Chennai it is well connected with many trains from various parts of the country.

Agra By Road
Agra is well connected with the National capital of the country Delhi, with the National Highway 2. Other highways that cross Agra are NH3 and 11. Many private cars, private deluxe and AC bases commute within the Delhi Agra route. For travelling to the major tourist places like Fatehpur Sikri and Mathura there are buses from Idgah bus terminal.

Hotels in Agra
The historical significance of the place denotes not only the romantic eternal tale of Mumtaz and Shah Jahan but also is an epitome of Mughal culture and traditions. Keeping the traditions it fetches a perfect balance with the modern society by transferring it into industrialized city with high rises and shopping malls and food joints.

5 Star Hotels in Agra : Hotel Taj View, Hotel Jaypee palace

4 Star Hotels in Agra : Trident, The Gateway Hotel.

3 Star Hotels in Agra : Hotel Amar, Mansingh Palace

Places to visit in Agra
Chitrakoot is one of the most famous religious destination with supreme natural beauty and multiple attractions.

Historical Places : Gupt Godavari caves, Sphatik Shila

Natural Places : Kund, Ganesh Bagh

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