May 24, 2020
Agra

Agra Tourism

  • Country : India 
  • State :Uttar Pradesh
  • Sea Level : 560 FT
  • Railway Station : Agra
  • Airport : Agra
  • Visitor Say: Excellent

Road Distance 

  • From Dehradun: 440 KM
  • From Mumbai : 1210 KM
  • From Delhi: 240 KM
  • From Kolkata: 1280 KM

Tour & Trips : Agra

Welcome to Agra tourism. Since while the Taj Mahal of Agra has been the symbol of India within the mind of tourists. Agra city situated on the bank of river Yamuna within the state of Uttar Pradesh is a major tourist destination because of its many splendid Mughal-era buildings, most notably the Taj Mahal , Agra Fort Fatehpur Sikri. On tourism map agra is included on the Golden tourist circuit along side Delhi Jaipur. Agra was also known as Akbarabad during the Mughal period had been their capital for long time during this period agra witnessed a lot of building activities. every year lakhs of tourists including foreigners visit Agra. the town is additionally famous for local sweet ‘Agra ka Petha’.

So Let’s visit Agra!!

For most of the north Indian visitors the most effective way to visit is to drive in your own vehicle to Agra. Agra is extremely well connected so one can take a flight to Agra or can reach here by train. Buses taxies to Agra are directly available from Delhi or from other cities of North.

Places Of interest In Agra

Tajmahal

The taj mahal
Taj Mahal

The mention of Taj Mahal can be found in any Indian text book because the ‘symbol of Love’ built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his third wife Mumtaz it symbolizes India on global tourism is one of the seven wonders of the world. The Taj Mahal was constructed using materials from all over India Asia over 1,000 elephants were wont to transport building materials is mainly built of white marble consist a huge garden with fountains in front of it. The view of Taj Mahal is splendid during full-of-the-moon when it seems to glow under the moon light.

Agra Fort

Agra-Fort
agra fort

Agra Fort is that the other popular tourist destination of Agra. Originally it was a brick fort held by Hindu Rajputs but was later on destroyed captured by mughals. When Mughal emperor Akbar made Agra his capital it had been in ruins he renovated the fort rebult it with bricks within the inner core red sandstone on external surfaces to seem at the present shape. The entry to this fort is through Amar singh Gate.

Fatehpur Sekri

Fatehpur-Sikri
Fatehpur-Sikri

If you would like to see the most effective of mughal architecture then visit to fatehpur sekri is a must. This town 39 km from Agra was founded by Akbar after his win(fateh) within the battle was called fatehabad then. Akbar himself supervised took a good interest within the building this town. All the buildings here are made in red stone consist of series of royal palaces, harem, courts, a mosque, private quarters other utility buildings.But unfortunately Akbar spent only a short time in this town. The notable buildings here are BulDarwaza , Jama Masjid,Diwan-i-aam, Diwan-i-khass etc. The stories of Akbar-Birbal his navratnas originated from here.

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