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Rising on the banks of the river Yamuna, the city of Agra has been linked with the history of India, since ancient times. This beautiful city is a perfect example of India’s rich culture and heritage. It is mentioned in the epic tale Mahabharata as ‘Agrevana,' literally translated as ‘border of the forest.' Home to one of the Seven Wonders of the World, the Taj Mahal, Agra is a globetrotter’s haven. You can say that the Mughals have left a permanent impression on this city which is evident in the various mausoleums and forts found here. \r\n\r\nBe mesmerized by the sprawling and majestic Agra Fort. Its many palaces, mosques, and mausoleums are a proud testimonial of Mughal architecture. The legends of the Mughal Emperor Akbar and his fabled courtiers are still kept alive at the ruins of Fatehpur Sikri, which is located on the outskirts of Agra. The chowks (marketplaces) and alleyways found in the city are usually the hub of many activities. Years ago, all the artisans and craftsmen who toiled to make the Taj Mahal a reality set up their houses nearby, creating the network of alleyways known as Taj Ganj.\r\n\r\n\r\n

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  • Best time to visit agra Agra has dry summers, mild winter, and moderate monsoons. It also has the best time to visit Agra would be in ...Read More
  • How to reach agra Agra is well-connected with all the major cities in India like Delhi, Lucknow, Mumbai, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Che...Read More
  • Transport In agra The Agra Municipal Corporation has a lot of local A/C and non-A/c buses connecting the various places of inter...Read More
  • People of agra The people of Agra are known for their charming and serene nature. They have a traditional style of dressing a...Read More
  • Languages of agra The official language of Agra is Hindi, the same as the national language of India. Many of the residents also...Read More
  • History of agra The history of Agra is closely intertwined with the Mughals. But the city itself was established well before t...Read More
  • Culture of agra Agra has a unique cultural heritage, influenced a lot by the Mughals who had transformed this city into a cent...Read More
  • Weather of agra Agra has a semi-arid climate, with dry summers and mild winters. The temperature in Agra can go as high as 45 ...Read More
  • Map of agra Agra is located on the Indo-Gangetic plain, on the banks of the river Yamuna and is a land-locked city. It is ...Read More

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Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal

Heritage

Spend approx 3 hours

Agra is defined by the majestic Taj Mahal – a promise of eternal ...
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Soor Sarovar Bird Sanctuary

Soor Sarovar Bird Sanctuary

Zoo-Wildlife

Spend approx 5 hours

Once you're done reveling in the glory of architectural marv...
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Agra Fort

Agra Fort

Heritage

Spend approx 2 hours

A walled city in its own right, the Agra Fort stands 2.5 kilomete...
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Guru Ka Tal

Guru Ka Tal

Religious

Spend approx 1 hour

A building of historical significance, Guru Ka Tal in Agra is a S...
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Pinch of Spice

Pinch of Spice

Restaurant

Cost for Two - INR 1300

Pinch of Spice is one of the most popular restaurants in Agra. In...
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C'est Chine

C'est Chine

In Hotel

Cost for Two - INR 2500

C’est Chine is a Chinese-speciality restaurant located within the...
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Peshawri

Peshawri

In Hotel

Cost for Two - INR 2500

Located close to the Taj Mahal is the beautiful and luxurious ITC...
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Esphahan

Esphahan

In Hotel

Cost for Two - INR 6000

Located inside the gorgeous Oberoi Amarvilas hotel, Esphahan is o...
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The Bar - Oberoi Amarvilas

The Bar Oberoi Amarvilas

Pubs

Cost for Two - INR 3000

Witness the romance and magic of the Taj Mahal at night. Like the...
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Hotel Ashoka Bar and Restaurant

Hotel Ashoka Bar and Restaurant

Pubs

Cost for Two - INR 1600

On your next visit to Agra, after a day of taking in the wonderfu...
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Baaz Lounge

Baaz Lounge

Entertainment

Cost for Two - INR 1100

The name says it all - Baaz Disco, Pub & Restaurant, Hookah L...
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Milan Bar and Restaurant

Milan Bar and Restaurant

Pubs

Cost for Two - INR 700

While a visit to Agra’s famous spots might lift your spirits, a v...
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    Rs.6,999
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Places to stay in agra

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