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Agra Traveller Guide

How to reach
By Air: You can fly to Agra’s Kheria Airport during peak season,flights to Agra are mainly from the Delhi airport.
By Rail: A better option might be to reach Agra by train as it is on the main train line between Delhi-Mumbai and Delhi-Chennai routes. There are a number of train stations in Agra, with the main one being Agra Cannt.
By Road: You can also get to Agra from Delhi in about 4-5 hours or book a taxi online. With the construction of New Yamuna Express way, journey time from Delhi to Agra is expected to reduce. You can also reach by Agra by bus.
What to do?

1. Agra has a vibrant nightlife, look out for On The Rocks bar in the Jaypee Palace Hotel, The Tequila at the Mansingh Palace Hotel and the Mughal Bar in the Clarks Shiraz Hotel.
2. Apart from the Taj Mahal, it is worth going to the Mehtab Bagh Gardens, where you will have access to a quieter view of the Taj.

What to see?

1. Taj Mahal : It is one of the most famous and most recognized buildings of India and the world, and is the monumental wonder built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. It is designated as one of the Seven Wonders of the World, and one of the three World Heritage Sites which are located in Agra.
2. Mankameshwar Temple is most visited by locals you may need to go and see why. Agra Fort is also incredibly beautiful and well preserved when compared to Delhi Fort which was largely destroyed by the British after the Mutiny.
3. Agra Fort : It is a historical fort in Agra bearing the honorary designation of a World Heritage Site. The fort is built on a semicircular design, and huge circular pillars form the supporting base of the fort walls. The fort has impressive defensive measures that are very interesting to see.
4. Fatehpur Sikri : It is presently a municipality of Agra but it is nationally as well as internationally famous for being a heritage city of tremendous historical importance. Emperor Akbar had founded the city as the capital of the Mughal Empire, and the city remained the functional capital till 1585. Akbar himself had laid out and directed the design and detailed organization of the Fatehpur Sikri, through the building of a vast group of royal residences for the elite members, harems, courts of justice, and private residential houses for the functional members.

Best time to visit

October, November, December, January, February, March

Famous For

Agra is famous for Taj Mahal and historic monuments and also for leather goods, beautiful carpets, gold and silver jewellery and handicrafts, such as zari zardozi, marble and stone carving and inlay work. The city is also known for its popular sweets such

Tips

Always bargain or else you will have to pay more than normal for every service or product offered in Agra.

Agra Reviews

My 1st visit
24 days ago Read (via Android App)
Tajmahal it is a place located at banks of yamuna river Agra uttarpradesh state . It is one of the best tourist place in India according to me. I visited tajmahal in the year 2020.when I visited tajmahal I felt very exict because it is my dream to visit tajmahal mainly I love travelling from bei...Read More

Agra is a good visiting place
Nov 10, 2020 09:23 PM Read (via Android App)
There are many places to watch in agra mainly taj mahal.taj mahal is built by shajahan for muntaj for their everlasting love.Agra fort is also one of the best place to watch in agra ...Read More

TAJ MAHAL
Nov 05, 2020 11:41 AM Read (via Android App)
In 2016 I visited to agra for my competition. After that we all decided to explore the city .then we first decided to visit Taj Mahal which is one of the greatest architecture of all time the most beautiful piece of art I have ever seen in my life. When you first enter from the entrance first...Read More

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My first time in Delhi
Jun 29, 2020 12:52 AM Read (via Android App)
When I first came in delhi.i wanted to see this tajmahal, I went with my brothr john phuangganlung I was so suprise to see tajmahal. Not only seeing tajmahal I meet lot of foreigner and capture photo with them. Tajmahal is one of the beautiful tourism in india. ...Read More

This is my first journey
Jun 26, 2020 05:21 PM Read (via Android App)
I like the place, I was with my friends & enjoyed alot because of the places & food made my journey special. Thank you for making my first journey so special because I belongs to that family who will not allowed without any family member too far from my city because of my first journey gave me t...Read More

Agra
Jun 07, 2020 12:53 AM Read (via Android App)
Agra is famous city .taj mahal located in Agra.he was very famous.agra, s patha is famous for eating.all tourist come to see to taaj mahal ...Read More

Why Taj Mahal called wonders of India...?
Jun 03, 2020 04:02 PM Read (via Android App)
As we know, Taj Mahal is in UNSCO world heritage site or 7 wonders of world, Taj mahal was blue print architecture of Mughal emperor and according to my point of view after looking tajmahal , I found Taj mahal is gift of god on the earth ( heaven ) , if u start moving from its front gate , after...Read More

The Taj Mahal
May 25, 2020 08:05 AM Read (via Android App)
Firstly how you go agra agra have train station and bus station and also airport. All cities of india has direct train to agra and delhi and mumbai jave direct flight, and also delhi, gwalior, vaeanasi allabhad.and hotle price is 500 to 4000.when I go I got hotle price 1000rs.the taj mahal ti...Read More

A NEW ROAD TO TAJ MAHAL AND AGRA FORT
Apr 19, 2020 12:49 AM Read (via Android App)
Me and my friends are plan for the long trip and decided for Travell agra and explore taj mahal and agra fort for some cool moments! And we went there as fter few days and honestly we found pollution over there and we got shocked it have many toristers and visitors but it have more pollution tha...Read More

Beauty of Agra
Apr 02, 2020 01:05 PM Read (via Android App)
Agra is a good place, it has many old structures and monuments to see.The Taj Mahal is a great monument to see, it is also counted as one of the seven Wonders of the world.The Akbar fort is also a big and great monument to see.I liked this place. ...Read More

One of the Worst cities in the India
Oct 31, 2019 10:43 PM Read (via Mobile)
Filthy and highly polluted city. No development, no infrastructure, no roads, no flyovers, no good traffic means, no rule & regulations with worst peoples. ...Read More

Looting in Agra,Delhi - Be careful
Oct 10, 2019 12:46 AM Read
I had lot of expectations, have visited Agra 2 weeks back. Taj Mahal looks good, but not as much as the hype created by someone, also everywhere starting from Cab drivers in Agra Canteen railway station(they threaten, fight each other etc Shopping centers(no proper bill with GST etc), m...Read More

The dream start to Tajmahal,Agra
Jul 23, 2019 11:36 AM Read (via Android App)
I Went agra many and many times.every time I went to agra, I went from New delhi because I visited with my family and laws who resides in delhi.There are a multiple accessibility to access this city.Basically Agra is known for it's historical identity. "The Taj mahal",the 7th wo...Read More

THE TAJMAHAL
Jun 14, 2019 08:58 PM Read
The Taj Mahal is wonderful tomb in india . it is an ivory white marble it is commissioned in 1632 by the Shah Jahan ...Read More

Historical place
Jun 12, 2019 03:02 AM Read (via Android App)
Agra is a Great place to visit, last year I went to the agra for hangout with family, I watched the tajmahal, red fort, etc. Tajmahal is very nice historical place. There are so many different places, I watched one by one all day, we gone to the market in the evening, tajmahal is miracles and...Read More

Agra: Where one wonder exist.
May 11, 2019 07:04 AM Read (via Android App)
Agra is a city of Forts where the most popular is Taj Mahal . As you see the Tajmahal, it feels mesmerizing and peaceful because it is all white from ceiling to floor , from outside to inside. In front of Tajmahal , there is Agra Fort which is also very popular among local people. The traditi...Read More

Very beautiful city
Jan 31, 2019 04:07 PM Read (via Android App)
I was travel in agra two times first it was october 2016 and second was march 2018 but I want to travel to agra more and more and more agra is very beautiful and safe city of middle of the India here is a large number of historical palace to travel in any season agra is also known...Read More

Best of Taj Mahal
Jan 05, 2019 10:04 AM Read (via Android App)
Out of 7 wonders one of wonder is in Agra and that is Taj Mahal. Taj Mahal is a sign of love. It is beauty of Agra. Design of Taj Mahal and the carving of inside the Mahal is very attractive. When I show first time I felt marvelous. Entrance of Mahal and the location all are very good. I suggest...Read More

Nothing is good except the glorious TAJMAHAL
Nov 23, 2018 07:51 PM Read (via Android App)
Last week I visited agra as a part of faculty tour. Few things which I noticed very common over there was people looting the tourists, doesn't matter whether its indian tourist or forrigners. They ask for thrice or four times and even more price if they see some new tourists. It was te case ...Read More

Tajmahal
Oct 29, 2018 12:36 PM Read
The Taj Mahal is an enormous mausoleum complex commissioned in 1632 by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan to house the remains of his beloved wife. Constructed over a 20-year period on the southern bank of the Yamuna River in Agra, India, the famed complex is one of the most outstanding examples of M...Read More

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