Agra

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Agra

Agra is one of the popular and prominent destinations of India. Agra entertains millions of visitors and tourists from around the world every year. Agra is captivated by several historical and architectural monuments. Agra also has religious and natural importance. Agra is always known as a Mughal city because it was established by the Mughals. You can also see the Mughal Architectural Monuments like Taj Mahal, Fatehpur Sikri and Sikandra. Agra is also meant to be a center of art, Culture and education. Agra is also famous for Mughal Cuisines.

 How to Reach:

By Air: Agra has its own airport by the name of Agra Civil Enclaves, known as Kheria Airport. It is advised to check the flight timings before planning a trip. The other closest airport would be Delhi Airport, which is 204 km from Agra.
By Train:  Agra is well connected to the railways. Some of the trains which connect Agra with Delhi at this station are Taj Express, Shatabdi Express, Gondwana Express and Jhelum Express. Commuting from the railway station to the rest of the city is very simple as lots of options are available.

Best time to visit

During Winter November- March

Distance from Agra to nearby cities/places:
Agra to Firozabad- 40 km
Agra to Mathura – 48 km
Agra to Bharatpur – 53 km
Agra to Aligarh – 78 km
Agra to Gwalior – 108 km
Agra to Etawah – 111 km
Agra to Alwar – 146 km
Agra to Farrukhabad – 155 km
Agra to Faridabad – 155 km
Agra to Mathura – 70 km

aj Mahal: Taj Mahal is the favorite attraction in Agra. It is known for its sublime symbol of love. It’s the most beautiful architectural masterpiece of India and named in Seven Wonders of the World.

Fatehpur Sikri: It is the most preserved archeological monument of Mughal Era. It is Made of Red Sand Stone. You can even see another attraction in Fatehpur Sikri i.e; The Panch Mahal, which is a five storey tower and the highest point in Fatehpur Sikri.

 Agra Fort: The Agra Fort was designed and built by Akbar in 1565 A.D. It has the beautiful Pearl Mosque andnumerous palaces which include the Jahangir Mahal, Diwan-e-Khas, Diwan-e-Am and Moti Masjid.

Sikandra: This Tomb was built by Akbar for his relaxation and rest.
Itmad-ul-Daulah’s Tomb: This tomb was erected by Nur Jahan in sweet memory of her father Ghiasud-Din-Beg.

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