Agra has the Wonder of World "Taj Mahal", one of the most famous buildings and tourist destinations in the world, it is build by Emperor Shahjhan in the memory of his beloved queen Mumtaj Begham.
Agra has two other UNESCO World Heritage sites, the Agra Fort in the city and Fatehpur Sikri nearby. Agra is hub of cultural, heritage and historical activities.
Agra is unparalleled as a travel destination is an established fact.
Agra is 200 km southeast from New Delhi and is one of the famous points of the tourist's Golden Triangle of Agra Delhi Jaipur. Agra is also very well connected via rail and road with other nearby cities and tourist destinations.
Monuments in Agra ( Historical Sightseeing Places )
- Taj Mahal, Agra
- Agra Fort
- Tomb of Itimad Ud Daulah
- Akbar's Tomb at Sikandra
- Rambagh Gardens
- Dayalbagh Gardens
- Chini ka Rauza
- Fatehpur Sikri
- Jama Masjid Agra
- Buland Darwaza
- Balkeshwar Temple
- Kailash Temple,
- Mankameshwar Temple
- Prithvinath Temple
- Shyam Ji Maharaj Temple
- Mahakal And Mahakali Temple
- Rawli Maharaj Temple
- Itmad-Ud-Daulah's Tomb
- Mariam's Tomb
- Jama Masjid
- Chini Ka Roza
- Gurudwara Guru ka Taal
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How to Reach Agra
Agra has an airport where domestic flights from all major cities land. Both government and private airways operate to Agra. The Delhi Agra flight is a short flight of 40 minutes. There are daily round trip flights from Delhi to Agra, Khajuraho and Varanasi, with a return to Delhi. Agra airport is located 7 Km from the center of the city.
Agra is conveniently connected to Delhi by railway lines. Many trains connect Delhi and Agra, including luxury trains such as the Rajdhani & Shatabadi & also Palace on Wheels go to agra during its 8 days long jounrey to rajasthan & agra. Agra Station is known as Agra Cantonment Station.
Road Transport :
Agra is near Delhi, it is 204 Km from the capital of India. There is an excellent national highway connecting Delhi and Agra. You can drive down from Delhi in luxury taxi's, coaches or buses and arrive in Agra in a about 4 hours. The main bus stands in Agra are Agra Fort and Idgah bus stand.
Agra is easily accessible by road from Delhi. The National Highway from Delhi is well maintained. The 204 km distance from Delhi to Agra is a smooth drive. Various government and private buses operate along this route, taxicabs are also easy to find. Agra's main bus terminuses are Idgah bus stand and Agra Fort bus stand.