AGRA

KEY FACTS

POPULATION

1.6 Mn

AREA

121 Sq. Km

AIRPORTS

Kheria Airport (Not reliable)

RAILWAY STATIONS

Agra Cant, Agra Fort, Tundla, Agra city

BEST TIME TO VIST

Sept - April

WHAT TO SEE

Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Itmad-ud-daulah's tomb, Fatehpur sikri (enroute to Jaipur)

WHERE TO STAY

The Oberoi Amarvilas, ITC Mughal, Grand Imperial

WHERE TO EAT

ITC Mughal

SHOPPING

Taj Ganj area

FAIRS/FESTIVALS

Taj Mahotsav

WILDLIFE

No

BEWARE OF

Scammers, Hockers, Thiefs, Touts

Introduction

Agra is a city on the banks of the river Yamuna in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, India. It is 378 kilometres west of the state capital, Lucknow, 206 kilo metres south of the national capital New Delhi, 58 kilo metres south from Mathura and 125 kilometres north of Gwalior. Agra is one of the most populous cities in Uttar Pradesh, and the 24th most populous in India.

Agra is a major tourist destination because of its many Mughal-era buildings, most notably the Tāj Mahal, Agra Fort and Fatehpūr Sikrī, all three of which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Agra is included on the Golden Triangle tourist circuit, along with Delhi and Jaipur; and the Uttar Pradesh Heritage Arc, tourist circuit of UP state, along Lucknow the capital of the state and Varanasi. Agra falls within the Braj cultural region.

Agra is a city on the banks of the river Yamuna in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, India. It is 378 kilometres west of the state capital, Lucknow, 206 kilo metres south of the national capital New Delhi, 58 kilo metres south from Mathura and 125 kilometres north of Gwalior. Agra is one of the most populous cities in Uttar Pradesh, and the 24th most populous in India.

Agra is a major tourist destination because of its many Mughal-era buildings, most notably the Tāj Mahal, Agra Fort and Fatehpūr Sikrī, all three of which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Agra is included on the Golden Triangle tourist circuit, along with Delhi and Jaipur; and the Uttar Pradesh Heritage Arc, tourist circuit of UP state, along Lucknow the capital of the state and Varanasi. Agra falls within the Braj cultural region.

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