Agra Travel Guide

Introduction

Agra is the city of the Taj Mahal, in the north Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, some 200 km from Delhi.

Agra has three UNESCO World Heritage sites, the Taj Mahal and the Agra Fort in the city and Fatehpur Sikri nearby. There are also many other buildings and tombs from Agra's days of glory as the capital of the Mughal Empire.

Besides these three sites, the city has little else to recommend it. Pollution, especially smog and litter, is rampant and travellers are pestered by swarms of touts and hawkers at every monument, besides the inner Taj Mahal which, once you are in, is free of scams and touts. That said, the sites are some of the wonders of the world and no trip to India is complete without at least one visit to the Taj. For the vast majority of travelers, a single day in Agra is more than enough.


source: Wikivoyage

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  • Jaypee Palace Hotel

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    Having Sanskriti's Imperial Gems, Spiritual Museum and Jawab Masjid conveniently found nearby the three star hotel, Hotel Royale Residency; this hotel is appropriately lo...

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    The Gateway Hotel Fatehabad Road is among the best, finest places to lodge in Agra. Perfectly placed around Kairali Ayurvedic Health Spa, Ratan Handicrafts and Tdi Mall, ...

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