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    Agra is a beautiful city located in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, India with intricate architecture and beautiful landscapes. Being the most popular tourist destination in India, Agra is of great religious, historical, cultural significance to India and the world at large.

    The city is well planned, the buildings are uniquely designed with their interiors and exteriors made to perfection. Agra is popularly known as the Land of palaces.

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    The city boasts three UNESCO World heritage sites including; the Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri.

    Agra has numerous exciting sightseeing places including the highly adorned temples, mausoleum, palaces, tombs, monuments and forts.

    The beautiful city of Agra boasts several major tourist attractions receiving thousands of tourists from all over the world every year.

    There are some of the spots in Agra that are of great significance to the city’s tourism sector primarily the Agra Fort and Taj Mahal.

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    TRANSPORT SERVICES IN AGRA

    There are many modes available in Agra which connect the city to many tourist attraction sites in Agra and other major cities in India. They include public buses, rickshaws, cycle rickshaws, taxis, trains, and air transport.

    ROAD TRANSPORT

    Agra has a well developed road transport system. The city is 204 kilometers away from Delhi. Buses, coaches and taxis are readily available to carry passengers within and outside Agra. Agra is one of three stops on India's Golden Triangle, Agra to Delhi to Jaipur.

    Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (UPSRTC) provides public bus transport services in Agra city.

    In Taj Mahal area, no petrol or diesel are allowed in order to maintain the beauty of the marble monument. There are pollution free means of road transport that takes you to the monument including horse driven tongas, tempo, battery operated buses and rick shaws.

    Pre-paid taxes also provide transport services within Agra city. Rickshaws and auto rickshaws are the main modes of transport to various tourist attraction sites in Agra.

    By taxi

    Several taxis offer transport services within and outside Agra city. A prepaid taxi booth outside Agra Cantt provides information on the recommended taxi charges.

    Provided below are charges to popular destinations from Agra city but the indicated charges are exclusive of parking and booking fees:

    Agra to Delhi INR-3500
    Agra to Fatimabad Road INR-200
    Agra to Sadar Bazaar INR-100
    Agra to Taj Mahal INR-200

    Agra fort is a thirty minutes walk away from Taj Mahal and on a cycle rickshaw, INR-40 is charged for the same distance. Camels offer transport services within the region.

    By BUS

    The Uttar Pradesh Tourism Department provides a number of buses that offer transportation services to tourist attraction sites in Agra. The municipal corporation of Agra also has a lot of buses both A/C and non A/C that operate to various places within Agra. Uttar Pradesh Road Transport Corporation offers air conditioned and non air conditioned buses that only operate specific routes in Agra. Idgah bus stand in Agra which is the largest bus stands connects Agra to other cities in Northern India.


    AIR TRANSPORT

    The popular Agra Airport located in the heart of the Agra city, is a major transport hub providing a reliable and efficient means of transport for the locals and visitors of Agra.

    Agra's Kheria Airport function as an air force base

    Air India, Flights are usually on time and provide connection to Delhi and Mumbai. Air Agra is time saving and reliable.

    RAILWAY TRANSPORT

    Agra boasts a modern railway transport system that connects Agra to other cities of India such as Delhi, Rajasthan, Madhya Pratesh, Maharashtra and many other destinations in India.

    The major railways serving Agra are;
    Agra Cantt North central Railways
    Agra Fort North central Railways
    Agra City North central Railways
    Yamuna bridge North central Railways
    Idgah North central Railways
    Raja Ki Mandi North Central Railways
    The Agra railway station commonly referred to as Agra Cantonment Railway Station is served by several trains that operate on daily basis.

    The city lies is on the main train line Delhi to Bombay and Delhi to Chennai routes.

    Agra boasts several railway stations that include the following;

    Agra Cantt (AGC), serves as the main railway station
    Agra Fort station
    Raja Ki Mandi
    Agra City
    Idgah Agra Junction Railway

    Agra to Delhi Trains:

    Several trains operate between Agra and Delhi on daily basis. A total of 14 trains run operate between the two cities. The main trains operating between the two cities include;

    Intercity Express (14211)
    New Delhi Shatabdi E (12001)
    Malwa Express (12919)
    Varanasi Junction Anand Vihar Gondia Junction Rat
    Tamil Nadu Express
    11057 Amritsar Express
    U Abhatoofan Express 13007
    Puducherry New Delhi Express (22403)
    Taj express (departs Delhi at 7.00 am and reaches Agra Cantt at 10.00 am)
    11057 Amritsar Express is the first train that leaves Agra heading to Delhi is. It departs from Agra at 00:16 AM and arrives Delhi at 04:10 AM. 22403. Puducherry New Delhi Express is the last train that leaves Agra for Delhi. It departs from Agra at 23:50 PM and arrives at 03:55 AM.

    The fastest train that will take you from Agra to Delhi is 12001 New Delhi Shatabdi E. It departs from Agra at 20:35 and it takes exactly 70 minutes to reach its destination.
    U Abhatoofan Express 13007 departs from Agra at 14:25 and it takes a maximum of 5h 15m reach Delhi.

    Agra to Mumbai trains:
    The journey from Agra to Mumbai takes approximately 23 hours by train. Train 12138 departs Agra Cantt Railway station at 8.30 am and arrives Mumbai at 7.30 the following morning.

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    Agra is a large city endowed with numerous shopping outlets that offer inspiring range unique products, ranging from the stunning locally made handicrafts to the beautiful jewelry. Other products that feature the Agra market include carpets, fabric and embroidery and delicious street food.
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    • Th. Shri Shyam Ji Maharaj Dheeraj Mandir
      Shyam Ji Maharaj Temple is located at Bijlighar.
      Th. Shri Shyam Ji Maharaj Dheeraj Mandir Bijli Ghar Road, Near Bijli Ghar, Chhipitola, Rakabganj, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282001, India
    • Jama Masjid
      Jama Masjid is a large mosque located in Agra. The sandstone and marble mosque complex was built in 1648 during the reign of Shah Jahan to honor the emperor’s favorite daughter, Jahanara Begum.

      Shah Jahan is also known for commissioning several of Agra’s famous monuments, such as the Taj Mahal.

      The mosque is popular and highly notable for its unique characteristics such as its dome and lack of minarets.

      The mosque is still in use today. Tourists are welcome to visit when touring the grounds.
      Jama Masjid Road, Kinari Bazar, Hing ki Mandi, Mantola, Subash Bazar, Kinari Bazar, Hing ki Mandi, Mantola, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282003, India
    • Agra Fort
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      Agra Fort Near Agra Fort Crossing, Bijli Ghar, Pipal Mandi, Mantola, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282002, India
    • Shri Mankameshwarnath Mandir

      Shri Mankameshwar Mandir is an ancient temple symbolizing Lord Shiva Linga. The temple is estimated to be 3,500 years old. According to legend, the silver covering the lingo was provided by Shiva himself when Lord Krishna was born in nearby Mathura.

      Mankameshwar Temple is located at Rawatpara, near Agra Fort railway station. It is very popular among the locals. The temple is well known for Goddess Satwai Devi and for its Shiva temple.

      Shri Mankameshwarnath Mandir Rawat Para Rd, Sheb Bazar, Mantola, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282003, India
    • Agra Fort
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      Agra Fort, Rakabganj, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282003, India
    • Agra Fort
      It is a historical and cultural center located 40 kilometers away from Agra City.

      The fort is a popular site with the locals of Dubai and with tourists from various parts of the world. The fort was commissioned in 1565 by Emperor Mughal Akbar.
      Agra Fort, Rakabganj, Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India
    • Subhash Emporium
      Is a must visit shopping places in Agra renowned for selling high quality jewelry.
      Subhash Emporium 18/1, Gwalior Road, Opp BSNL office, Shahzadi Mandi,, Sadar Bazar, Agra Cantt, Idgah Colony, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282001, India
    • Sadar Bazar
      Opening hours: Daily except Tuesday. From around 11.00 hours to 23.00 hours.
      Sadar Bazar, Agra Cantt, Idgah Colony, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282001, India
    • J K COTTAGE INDUSTRIES
      The JK Cottage industry was created during emperor Mughals’ era. Tourists visiting Agra city take their time to visit this shop to learn how marble inlaid souvenirs are handcrafted.

      At the shop you also learn from how the popular Taj Mahal‘s marble inlay was created from the descendants of the builders of Taj Mahal.

      Descendants of the original builders of Taj Mahal together with local artists are available at the JK Industries to share the handcrafting skills they garnered from their forefathers.
      J K COTTAGE INDUSTRIES JK Cottage Industry, MDR 113W, Agra Cantt, Tajganj, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282001, India
    • Itmad-ud-Daula
      Itmad-Ud-Daulah's tomb was built by Empress Nur Jehan. The temple is commonly referred to as Baby Taj, it is also sometimes described as a jewel box Of other Mughal-era tombs, and it is relatively smaller in size.
      Itmad-ud-Daula Moti Bagh, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282006, India

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    Graphic showing average weather in Agra in Celcius and Centimeters (Change to Farenheit and Inches)

    Month Temp °C Rainfall Cm Temp °F Rainfall Inches
    Jan 15.1 15.1 59.2 5.9
    Feb 17.8 13.4 64 5.3
    Mar 23.7 10.3 74.7 4.1
    Apr 29.8 5.5 85.6 2.2
    May 34.1 12.6 93.4 5
    Jun 34.6 67.5 94.3 26.6
    Jul 30.9 235.9 87.6 92.9
    Aug 29.4 237.3 84.9 93.4
    Sep 29.2 138.7 84.6 54.6
    Oct 26.5 22 79.7 8.7
    Nov 20.8 3.4 69.4 1.3
    Dec 16.2 7.6 61.2 3

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