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Agra City

About Agra City

The Agra city is known as an unparalleled travel destination in India. For first time visitors, the city might seem a bit overwhelming due to noise and huge crowds. But a hiring a tour guide service can help you make the most of your trip to Agra.

Flights to Agra City

Agra possesses its own airport, the Agra Civil Enclaves, also known as Kheria Airport. Else, Delhi International Airport is the closest to the city. You can drive through Express Highway or take a train from Delhi to Agra. Travelling through Express trains would take 2 hours to reach while driving by road would take about 4 hours to reach Agra from Delhi.

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You can also avail online tickets to save time and inconvenience.

Accommodation

You can get the choicest range of accommodation in Agra to suit your pocket and taste. Many hotels in Agra are located in a way to provide the glimpse of the Taj Mahal from hotel room. Besides the hotels and motels in Agra, you can also choose for a luxurious and all lavish stay in Mansingh Palace and The Taj View Hotel, situated within 10kms from the proximity of the city.

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you can also go for budget accommodation in Agra or book a stay in
economical and low priced guest houses and lodges in Agra.

Activities and Sightseeing

Agra offers wide range of sightseeing for travelers, Taj Mahal being in top of the list. Other places worth visiting, besides the Taj Mahal include:

  • Agra Fort – an example of the splendid architecture
  • Fatehpur Sikri – a city built by Akbar
  • Itmad ud Daulah – also known as Baby Taj

Shopping in Agra can be as taxing as it is exciting. The local markets have a lot to offer for those who love handicrafts. However, bargaining is a common trend in the market.

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Travel Tip

While travelling to Agra in summers, you need to carry light cotton clothes, shades, and hats to cope with the extremely hot weather. Winters are moderate, so light woolens would suffice.