Top Tourist Places To Visit in Agra

Top Tourist Places To Visit in Agra

  • Agra
  • Uttar Pradesh
  • India
  • Best Time to Visit

    November -March

  • Calling Code

    0562

  • Area

    188.40 km2

  • Population

    1,746,467

  • 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

Agra Overview

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.


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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  • 4/5
    Dear Sushovan, I am back to Bahrain last weekend. I take this opportunity to thank for very professional arrangements for our Agra - Jaipur trip. My prominent concern was travelling comfort for my mother & she was more than happy with the arrangements. Pl convey my special thanks for Mr Sube Singh for safe driving & excellent service. All guides were informative & friendly. Thank you again & if you need any reference I will be more than happy to give. Regards Abhijit ...more
  • 4/5
    It was very romantic tour of Agra. We enjoyed it. Hotel provided to us was average but good. There are lots of beautiful places in agra to see like tajmahal, Agra fort, Akbar tomb, fatehpur sikri. Tour was just good. ...more
  • 4/5
    visited agra ,jaipur with my family and had a gud experience
  • 5/5
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Frequently Asked Questions
  • How many days should I plan for Agra trip?
    2-3 days is recommended to explore the major attractions in Agra, including the Taj Mahal and Agra Fort.
  • What is the nearest major airport or train station for Agra?
    The nearest major airport to Agra is Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi, and the nearest major train station is Agra Cantonment Railway Station.
  • What are the primary transportation options for reaching Agra?
    The primary transportation options for reaching Agra are by train or by road via private vehicles, buses, or taxis.
  • Are there any special events or festivals in Agra?
    Agra hosts the Taj Mahotsav, a 10-day cultural festival celebrating arts, crafts, and music, usually held in February.
  • What are the top tourist attractions in Agra?
    The top tourist attractions in Agra are the Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Fatehpur Sikri, Akbar's Tomb, and Itimad-ud-Daulah's Tomb.
  • What are some must-try local dishes and restaurants in Agra?
    Must-try local dishes in Agra include petha (sweet), tandoori chicken, and Mughlai cuisine. Some popular restaurants are Pinch of Spice and Dasaprakash.
  • What types of accommodations are available in Agra?
    Agra offers a range of accommodations, including luxury hotels, budget hotels, guesthouses, and homestays.
  • Are there any public transportation available in Agra?
    Yes, there are local buses available for public transportation within Agra.
  • What are the transportation options available in Agra?
    Transportation options in Agra include taxis, auto-rickshaws, cycle-rickshaws, and horse-drawn carriages.
  • What is the primary language spoken in Agra?
    The primary language spoken in Agra is Hindi.
  • What is the best time to visit Agra?
    The best time to visit Agra is during the winter months from October to March when the weather is pleasant for exploring the city.
  • What activities can be done in Agra?
    Activities in Agra include visiting historical sites, taking a sunrise or sunset tour of the Taj Mahal, exploring local markets, and attending cultural shows.
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