Agra

  • Heritage
  • Leisure
  • Taj Mahal

How To Reach

As there is no availability of airport in Agra, the nearest one is in Delhi. You have to catch a train or bus from major cities like Jaipur, Delhi, Gwalior and many more to reach the Taj city of India.
To reach Agra, roadways is regarded as the most convenient option as this city is very well-connected with all the major cities in India like Delhi, Jaipur, Gwalior, Jhansi and many more. At the same time, by hiring car for rental service allows you to the see all the major tourist attractions in and around Agra.
Agra is very well-connected by rail service with all the major cities in India like Delhi, Jaipur, Gwalior, Jhansi and many more that enables you reach this beautiful city very easily.

Agra - At a glance

Founded in : 16th Century
Founded By : Sikandar Lodhi
State : Uttar Pradesh
Best Time to Travel : Agra- October to March
Language : Hindi, English and Urdu
Religion : Hindu, Islam, Jainism, Sikhism
Temperature : Summer : (30 o C to 46 o C) & Winter (9.1 o C to 24 o C)
Climate : Semiarid
Cuisine : Mughal cuisines and different country foods

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About Agra

The city of love and most visited place of India is Agra which was established in the fourteenth century. This place has connection with the Mughal emperor which makes it rich in historical structures which were built by the kings of that dynasty. Apart from this you can also get an essence of rich knowledge of art of that era. The visitors of this place are attracted towards the monuments as they have great carvings on it. Attractions of Agra grab the visitors at this place.

Places to visit in Agra

One of the most popular attractions of Agra is Taj Mahal which is one of the eight wonders of the world. This monument structure is the one that shows the strength as well as passion of love. The main reason behind this is that this Mahal was constructed by King Shah Jahan for Mumtaz Mahal his wife. This is one of the best examples of love that man carries for woman. Wonderful marble carving of this Mahal attracts lots of visitors from throughout the globe.

The next attraction which is worth visiting is Agra fort. This is one of the magnificent as well as splendid work of art which includes wonderful carvings as well as architecture. This fort was built by King Akbar of the mughal dynasty. He was the King which was well known among the rulers of that empire.

Itmad-ud-Daulah’s Tomb is also one of the attraction that you cannot miss when you at Agra. This tomb was constructed by Noor Jahan and it was basically created in the memory of his beloved father Imad-ud-Daulah. In this tomb you can have a look at beautiful artwork of the Islam times and it is well known for the same.

Some other attractions at Agra are Akbar’s Tomb as well as Fatehpur Sikri. These are the structures that where constructed at the time of Mughal dynasty which are also worth seeing.

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