A Weekend Trip to Agra From Delhi

 

Taj Mahal Agra
Agra

Agra is known for tourist place in India where not only Indians but foreigners to visit in a larger volume to admire the beauty of the city throughout the year. This is the only city in India which has an imperishable mark on the global map as it considered one of the seven Wonders.

This holiday destination is also a synonym of Taj Mahal. The magical beauty of the Taj Mahal draws tourists to Agra, however, there is lots more in the city other than this exceptional world famous landmark and a trip to India is incomplete without visiting its most famous monument which is considered to the symbol of love and the devotion Shah Jahan had for his beloved wife Mumtaz.

Places to Visit in Agra

Once you done admiring the one of the seven wonder “Taj Mahal” move on the other important heritage sites, a few are in its vicinity and a few are little far away from it. You can take a day out to explore these gems that Agra is offering to the world. Agra is just a day trip from Delhi.

  • Taj Mahal
  • Agra Fort
  • Fateh Pur Sikri
  • Akbar’s Tomb
  • Itmad-ud-Daula’s Tomb
  • Mankameshwar Temple
  • Swami Bagh Samadhi
  • Chini Ka Rauza
  • Jama Masjid
  • Guru Ka Taal
  • Mariam’s Tomb
  • Ram Bagh
  • Mehran Bagh
  • Keetham Lake
  • Moti Masjid

How to reach Agra

By Air: Agra’s nearest airport is kheria airport, which is located almost 5 km from the city. Agra is well connected by air with cities like Mumbai, Delhi, Khajurao and Varanasi and for other cities or international flights you need to travel Delhi the nearest metro city.

By Train: There are total four main stations in Agra and they are Agra Cantt, Raja-ki-Mandi, Agra fort and Idgah Agra Junction. Agra is well connected with train services to all major cities in India. Also, you can find many super fast express trains, including (Shatabdi express  and Rajdhani express) trains connected with metro cities of India.

By Road: Agra is well linked by road (National Highway 2) to other major cities in India. Delhi and Lucknow you can easily reach by using the expressway also you can easily find the regular bus and services to interchange the cities. The main bus stand of the Agra is at Idgah and Agra Fort.

Nearby Places from Agra and its Distance:

  • From Mathura – 60 km
  • From Delhi – 220 km
  • From Kanpur – 280 km
  • From Lucknow – 335 km
  • From Jaipur – 240 km
  • From Gwalior – 120 km
  • From Gurgaon – 235 km
  • From Varanasi – 600 km

 

 

 

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