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About Agra

One of the most popular draws for the tourists Agra homes the Taj Mahal which is no less than a magical allure. Travellers from places far and wide crowd this spot just like the moths to a wondrous flame. Apart from the mesmerizing Taj Mahal, this city is sprinkled with magnificence and legacy of the Mughal Empire. Travel around this place and you will get to witness awe-inspiring forts, fascinating tombs and archaic mausoleums. You are missing out the fun if you haven’t caught glimpses of the bustling chowks or marketplaces. Agra sits on the banks of the river Yamuna in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh. It possesses a distinct history which is no less than a telltale. This city is crowded and chaotic and yet seems appealing to the eyes of a traveller. If you are eager to unleash the history and beauty of this popular city avail Agra Tours.


Area :

188.40 km2

Population :

1,746,467

Best Time to Visit :

November -March

Calling Code :

0562

Main Languages : Hindi, Urdu, and English.
Temperature : Summer - Max : 45.0. Min : 21.9.
Winter - Max : 31.7. Min : 4.2.
Climate :

 The climate of Agra is extreme and tropical


Climate & Geography

Agra is a city situated on the banks of river Yamuna in the Northern state of Uttar Pradesh. It features a semiarid climate. Here the winters are mild, summers are hot and dry and Agra receives low amount of rainfall in the Monsoon as compared to the other parts of the country. Agra welcomes tourists from distant parts of the world and the best time to visit this place is during winters.

Suitable Visiting Seasons ( months) : October to March.

Transportation

Agra is located very close to the capital city and is well connected by rail, road and air. A traveller can make a choice out of the numerous modes of transportation available to him.


Rail: Agra has a well knit railway system connecting it with some of the very popular cities of India with a good number of trains in operation.
Road: There are a number of connecting buses shuttling to and from Agra. Taxi/ Cab services are also available along with connecting bus services.
Air: Flights offer connecting via Delhi and Mumbai if a traveller is interested in reaching this city by air.


Shopping & Entertainment

Take the narrow roads behind the Jama Masjid and enter the crazy lanes leading to the crowded colourful markets, don’t miss to shop from Kinari Bazaar. If you are eager to shop quality stuff you must visit Khadi Gramodyog, Fabindia, Subhash Emporium and Subhash Bazaar. You can entertain yourself at numerous cafes and merry making spots located in the city. Agra, a truly astounding city will have a lot to offer you.


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