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January 06, 2012
Located in Uttar Pradesh, the historical city of Agra, famous for the Taj Mahal attracts thousands of tourists from across the world and India each year. Situated along the banks of the River Yamuna, Agra is famous because of the many Mughal Era monuments that it is home to. Apart from the Taj Mahal, the city is home to other popular monuments which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites, such as the Agra Fort, Fatehpur Sikri and Akbar's Tomb Sikandra, among others.
Tourist Attractions in Agra
Tourist Attractions
Agra has a lot of offer tourists and there is a lot to explore in the city. Here are a few of Agra's famous tourist destinations:
The Taj Mahal Fatehpur Sikri
Agra Fort Akbar's Tomb (Sikandra)
Itimad-Ud-Daulah Swami Bagh Samadhi
Hotels and Accommodation
Hotels and Accommodation
Being popular with tourists, Agra has plenty of options to stay, be it budget guest houses, to mid range hotels to five star resorts. Agra has accommodation to suit every taste and every pocket.
How to Reach Agra
Agra is very well connected to cities across the country and here are a few ways to get there
Rail
Agra has three main railway stations, namely; Agra Cantt, Agra Fort and Raja ki Mandi. The city is very well connected to cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Bhopal by trains like the Bhopal Shatabdi, Bhopal Express, Garib Rath and the Tamil Nadu Express among others.
Road
The important bus stands in Agra are the Idgah Bus stand, Ford Depot and the Inter State Bus Terminal (ISBT) which have buses connecting to cities like Delhi, Jaipur, Gwalior and Lucknow among others.
Air
The Agra airport is located 12.5 kms from the city center and has regular flights connecting to cities like Delhi, Varanasi and Khajuraho, among others.
Taj Mahal Cheap FLights
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