Agra Sightseeing & Top Agra Tours

Agra Tourism Information

Agra Tourism offers an opportunity to discover the beauty and history of the city. This article contains information on the top things to do in the city, as well as the best times to visit and ways to reach the city. Agra is a city in Uttar Pradesh, India. The ancient city has a rich history. It is a hub of culture, art, and commerce in the Indian subcontinent. Agra is also a major road and rail junction. Its history is reflected in its numerous monuments and historical buildings. The history of Agra dates centauries back.

The earliest references to Agra come from the epical age. In the Mahabharata, it was referred to as Agravana. When Mughals conquered the region, the city was known as Akbarabad. During the reign of Akbar and Shah Jahan, Agra became the centre of arts and sciences in the Indian subcontinent. Agra is now a popular destination for tourists. Visitors can take in the sights of the beautiful monuments and savor the local delicacies. Agra is known for its hand-woven carpets. There are also upscale restaurants and shops in the city.

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How to plan for Agra Tour?

Agra city is very rich in culture and architecture having more than 70 well known and unknown tourist places in Agra. You can explore places near Agra and things to do in Agra. Book your Top Agra Tours & Sightseeing Packages you can cover Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Itmad-Ud-Daulah or Akbar's Tomb easily and can also spares some times for shopping. Those who dream of visiting the Taj Mahal and other Agra highlights can choose a variety of Agra Tour Packages with us which range from single day Agra tour to multi day tours. As far as activities are concerned there various options like walking tours, visiting the Elephant Rescue Centre, visit the Missionary of Charities. If you are interested in Wildlife you can make excurcion tours from Agra for the Chambal Sanctuary, Bharat Bird Sanctuary, Patna Bird Sanctuary etc.

Agra is a major city in Uttar Pradesh. It is home to several monuments and inscriptions dating back to prehistoric times. The Taj Mahal, one of the wonders of the world, is a must-see destination for anyone travelling to this city. Agra is accessible from other major cities in India. One can choose either a train or bus to travel to this city. But if you are traveling from a distance, it is better to book a flight. In addition to the rail network, there is also a public air service available. Travellers can also hire a private taxi or auto rickshaw. They charge a minimal fee.

For the cheapest way to get to Agra, you can book a bus online. There are many websites that sell tickets. If you do not want to travel by train, you can use the Yamuna Expressway to make your trip more convenient. This six-lane expressway is part of the National Highway 2 and links New Delhi and Agra. It takes about four hours to reach Agra from Delhi by car.

Best Time to visit Agra

When traveling to Agra, it's important to know the best time to visit. The city can be visited throughout the year, but the most popular times for tourists are during the summer months and the winter season. During these times, the weather is mild and sunny. One of the best things to do in Agra is to visit the Taj Mahal. This UNESCO World Heritage site is one of the most famous monuments in the world. However, it's not the only thing to do in the area. There are many things to do and see in Agra. It's a popular destination among travellers from all over the world. Despite the heat, it's easy to get around the city because of its thin crowds.

Agra has a subtropical climate. The temperature can reach 45 degrees during the hotter months. Although Agra does have some rain, it's not very heavy. Most of the time, it's dry. Agra also has some of the most imposing structures in India. These structures include the Taj Mahal, the Agra Fort, and the Sikandra. Each has their own unique charm and it's always an enjoyable experience to walk through them. Agra is a wonderful place no matter what the weather. It's a good idea to plan ahead and pack light. Especially during the summer months, when the heat can be oppressive.

Best Travel tips for Agra Tour

Agra is a beautiful city with lots to see and do. To get the most out of your trip, it pays to be well informed. Here are a few tips and tricks to help you make the most of your time in the golden city. First and foremost, take a look at your travel insurance. Although it's not mandatory, it's best to be sure you have sufficient coverage for you and your family. If you're going on a group tour, don't be afraid to ask your guide to pick you up at your hotel. It's also a good idea to book a quality hotel. The more luxurious ones will offer western amenities and safe food.

Beware of fake tour guides. These can charge a lot of money for what they don't know. They may even try to convince you that their offering is worth the price. Fortunately, there are plenty of reputable tour companies in town. Check with your hotel concierge for recommendations. For a more enjoyable experience, consider hiring a private tour car. You can have the driver pick you up at your hotel and drop you off at a nearby location. This is a safer option if you're traveling at night.

Top Things to do in Agra

The city of Agra is the fourth largest city in the state of Uttar Pradesh. Located on the banks of the Yamuna river, it has many historic and tourist attractions to offer. The Taj Mahal is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Agra. It is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is a white marble mausoleum built by Shah Jahan for his wife Mumtaz Mahal. Designed in the Mughal style, the Taj Mahal is a masterpiece of architecture. Another UNESCO World Heritage site in Agra is Agra Fort. The Tomb of Itmad ud Daula and Jama Mosque are some other masterpieces of Agra. Jama Mosque is considered the largest mosque in India. Built to accommodate 25,000 Muslims, it is a beautiful structure.

Tourists always aspire to have the best Taj Mahal view for their pictures with Taj Mahal. There are several top spots round Taj Mahal where you can snap Instagramable pictures. So far as hotels are concerned Oberoi Amarvila is the best spot. Besides you can get nice view from the Taj view hotel and many other roof top hotels and restaurants in Taj Ganj area.There are beautiful Gardens in Agra you can plan visiting Mehtab Bagh and Visit the Taj View Point to take beautiful pictures. Similarly close to the Agra fort in Government Taj View Garden you have option to take to remarkable pictures.

The Taj Museum offers a glimpse of the city's history. There are displays of ancient gold and silver coins, architectural sketches, and original Mughal miniature paintings. Akbar the Great ruled most of the northern Indian subcontinent. He was a great ruler, who tripled the Mughal Empire. His mausoleum has marble inlay and a stone-carved dome. One of the best places to visit in Agra at night is the Maikhana. This fine-dining resto-lounge in ITC Mughal has classy decor and soft lighting. It attracts a young crowd, and has a decent ambience.

Best Places to Visit in Agra

Agra, India is a vibrant metropolis that offers visitors a chance to experience a variety of cultural activities. It is a popular stop for travellers between Delhi and Jaipur. The city has several historical attractions as well as fascinating natural areas. One of the most famous attractions in Agra is the Taj Mahal. This architectural wonder is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visitors can also visit the Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daula, which is located at the Agra Fort.

Another renowned attraction in Agra is the Moti Masjid. Located in a compound called Nagina, this mosque is a wonderful example of Mughal architecture. Known for its three white domes, the mosque is often celebrated as a symbol of enduring love. The town of Fatehpur Sikri was once the capital of Akbar. It is a three-kilometer town built of red sandstone. Initially, it was a decrepit village, but it was converted into the town that it is today. If you're looking for a quiet place to enjoy the sunset while taking pictures of the Taj Mahal, Mehtab Bagh is a great option. Located alongside the Yamuna River, this park is a beautiful and peaceful oasis in the shadow of the Taj.

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Top Things to Know about Agra trip

Where to buy liquor in Agra?

liquor trade is a controlled trade in India this is one reason why liquor is costly in hotels, hotels have to buy a license to sell and display liquor. The liquor shops in India are categorized on the basis of liquor they are selling, there are two categories one is the Indian made foreign liquor and the other is the country made liquor (Desi) . Whiskey, Wine, Vodka, Rum, Scotch, Gin , Beer are all different categories of alcoholic beverages sold at the Indian made foreign liquor stores. If you don’t want to spend exorbitant money at the bar of your five star hotel in Agra then you can buy your choice of Indian made foreign liquor at these shops near the Taj Mahal.

1. Wine shop at TDI Mall Fatehabad road

2. Taj model wine shop near hotel Crystal Sarovar Fatehabad road

3. Shiva wine shop near hotel gateway

4. Guffa model wine shop near hotel gateway

5. Model wine shop at Sadar Bazaar Agra

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