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  • About Agra

    The city of Agra is famous for its exceptional monuments and buildings. Tourists and history freaks have endless love for the city.However, people with religious inclination will never feel deprived as there are has several Religious Places in Agra. Numerous tombs, stones and graveyards dedicated to well known religious leaders are conspicuous with their presence in Agra.

    There are temples, mosques and other structural wonders, which arise religious and spiritual feelings among the worshipers. Agra is unique in the sense that it has several famous places of worship for both the Muslims and the Hindus, indicating the secular lookout of the city.

    A religious tour across Agra will take you through various places to visit in Agra. One of them is the Guru Ka Taal, which is large tank with beautiful towers erected around it. The red stone structures were built during Jehangir's reign beside the holy tomb of Itibar Khan Khwajasara.

    How to Reach Agra

    By Air - The nearest airport to Agra is the Kheria Airport located around 5 km from the city center. Agra is connected to Delhi, Varanasi and Khajuraho by air. For other cities, tourists need to take a flight to Delhi and continue their journey by train or bus. Find Flights to Agra.

    By Train - There are four main railway stations in Agra; they are Agra Cantt, Raja-ki-Mandi, Agra Fort and Idgah Agra Junction. The city is well linked with train services to all major cities in India. There are many super fast express trains connecting Agra with Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata.

    By Road - Agra is well connected by road to major cities in India. The National Highway Number 2 links it with rest of India. Delhi and Lucknow are well connected with Agra. There are regular bus services from these two cities to reach Agra. Taxies are also to reach Agra from these cities. Main bus stations in Agra are at Idgah and Agra Fort.

    Places to Visit in Agra

    Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Fatehpur Sikri, Itmad-ud-Daula's Tomb, Akbar's Tomb( Sikandra), Mehran Bagh