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Agra Travel Guide

Suitable For
  • Languages:
    Hindi, English and Urdu
  • Best Time to Visit:
    September to April
  • Temperature:
    Summer : (30°C to 46°C) & Winter (9.1°C to 24°C)
  • Seasons: Summer (April-July), Winter (November-March), Monsoon (August-October)
  • Climate: Semiarid
  • Nearest Railway: Agra
  • Nearest Airport: Delhi

Agra is a city located on the banks of the river Yamuna and boasts about having one of the Seven Wonders of the World. It has always been a great treat for architecture and heritage lovers. Agra has religious significance and matured when Mughals invaded it. It is not only famous for food, Mughal art, but also for local food delicacies. Large number of tourists visits this place every year to see the monument of love – “Taj Mahal”.  All in all, Agra is India’s rich architectural heritage and abodes a timeless masterpiece. “Golden Triangle Holiday” is offering this Agra Travel Guide to explore the major tourist attractions with ease.

Major Tourist Attractions / Tourist Places in Agra

Taj Mahal

This monument of love was constructed by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in the loving memory of Mumtaz Mahal (wife) from 1632-1654 A.D. Built in white marble, the sheer elegance & purity signifies the true love. It spreads across almost forty-two acres of land and is situated on the banks of Yamuna River.

I’timād-ud-Daulah Tomb (Baby Taj)

This tomb was built by queen of Jahangir, Nurjahan as a memorial to her father, Mirza Ghiyas Beg from 1622 – 1628 A.D. It is regarded as the first monument to be constructed totally in marble and set in a large cruciform garden crisscrossed by walkways and water courses.

Agra Fort

It is located on the banks of the Yamuna River and listed as a UNESCO world heritage site. This fort was built in the year 1565 A.D by Mughal emperor Akbar and also called as walled city. It has numerous buildings such as Musanman Burj, Moti Mahal and others.

How To Reach

By Air
The nearest airport to Agra is located in Delhi. It is considered as the best option to reach Agra, as you can hire a car from Delhi to reach this city and explore the major places of interest.

By Rail
Agra is well-connected by road with all the major Indian cities like Delhi, Jhansi, Jaipur and many others. It also has very good bus connectivity and you can hire a car after reaching this city to explore the major tourist attractions.

By Road
Agra has its own railway station, which is well connected with all the major cities like Delhi, Jaipur, Gwalior and many others. After reaching Agra by train, you can hire a car to explore places in and around this Mughal city.

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