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Agra Travel Guide

Agra is counted among one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Taj Mahal, which is regarded as one of the Seven Wonders of the World, is located in .........

Agra is counted among one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Taj Mahal, which is regarded as one of the Seven Wonders of the World and most beautiful and fascinating masterpiece of mughal era is one of the best tourist places in Agra. Agra Travel Guide brings forth the medieval city that is quite famous for its historical monuments and architectural excellence with beautiful marble work.

The Agra Travel Guide also speaks about the history of Agra that mostly dilates the glorious period of the Mughal empire. It is believed that the city was found by the Sultan Sikandar Lod?, the Ruler of the Delhi Sultanate, in the year 1504. Thereafter the city came under the control of the great Hindu warrior Hemu Vikramaditya followed by the Mughal Emperors Akbar, Jahangir and Shah Jahan.

This beautiful city is located on the banks of River Yamuna. Agra boasts of housing three UNESCO World Heritage Sites like Agra Fort, Fatehpur Sikri and Taj Mahal. Agra has been the capital of some of the ruling dynasties like Lodhi and the Mughals in the past. You can easily get more information about the city through Agra Travel Guide.

Taj Mahal, an epitome of mughal art and one of the most popular tourist places in Agra, makes the Agra tourism one of the biggest engine of tourism industry. One must visit Agra and enjoy the forts and monuments of this city with the many tour packages that are on offer on Agra Travel Guide.

Moreover, Agra Travel Guide also steers onto the captivating Golden Triangle Tour that includes the royal picture of the Pink City, Jaipur and the capital city of India, New Delhi. En route some popular tourist destinations like Fatehpur Sikri, Gwalior, Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary, Ranthambore National Park, Mathura and Vrindavan, holiday in Agra is all about knowing the varied colours of India.

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Being the abode of one of the 7 wonders of the world, there is no dearth of communication and transportation. The city is located right in the heart of India as well as close to the capital city of India, New Delhi that is approximately 240kms away. Nonetheless Agra also encircles the tourist cities. From Jaipur to Agra the distance by road is approximately 230kms whereas from Gwalior to Agra is 120kms. Agra also encircles the cities like Mathura and Brindavan. The distance from Mathura to Agra is approximately 60kms whereas from Brindavan it is 80kms. Agra by road from the capital city of Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow is approximately 330kms whereas from Kanpur to Agra is 280kms. One planning a drive from Khajuraho to Agra, has to cover an approximate distance of 450kms and from Jhansi it is 225kms. Thus the road network to Agra is very well developed and connects all the major cities and other tourist destinations of North India and Central India.
One planning to reach Agra by train has an option of three major railway stations. The Agra Cantonment, Agra Fort and Raja ki Mandi are the three main railway stations in Agra that connects the wonder city with other historical and heritage cities in India. The luxury trains – the Palace on Wheels, and the Royal Rajasthan on Wheels also stop at Agra on their eight-day round trip of tourist destinations in Rajasthan and Agra. The Buddhist Special Train also visits Agra.
Well one can connect Agra by road or by train from Indira Gandhi International Airport New Delhi, Jaipur International Airport and Kanpur Airport. Thus to reach Agra by air from international cities can only be possible either from the above airports. There are regular flights from New York to New delhi and other international cities that connects to Indira Gandhi International Airport. Nonetheless there are scheduled flights from Banaglore to Agra and other cities like Kolkata, Ahmedabad and Chennai.

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Any idea, which hotel near agra railway station provide pick up facility ?
Yes. Any hotel can give you pick up service , but it is expensive . You should book an cab And don't book hotel near railway station . Book on fatehabad road
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Please suggest a good family hotel near Agra Fort railway station.
The Grand Imperial Hotel near Agra Fort railway station approx. 1 km from station within walking distance having amazing facilities good for family.
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May I know which hotel allow early check in in Agra ? Because I will check in on 26th Sept at 9 am and check out at 4pm on the same day. Please recommend hotels.
Thanks sir for your mail,its totally depends upon the availability of the room at that particular time
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where is gol market in Agra and in which part of the city i.e north,east,west or south?
It's Near Rajpur Chungi. Kindly book Hotel Karan Vilas.
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I want one night stay near sikandra agra. I need a AC room which rent below 1000, please suggest?
bhawna hotel is best ,becoz very clean and well maintained and near to ISBT
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