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The historical city of Agra is nationally as well as internationally popular for its extraordinary monuments and architectural structures. Agra offers a delightful treat to the art lovers and history freaks. The city marks as one of the prominent tourist destinations in the World Tourism Map with revealing its three heritage monuments such as The Taj Mahal, Fatehpur Sikri & Red Fort. The city of Agra is just at a distance of 200 and is towards the southern side of the national capital New Delhi. The main and the foremost attraction of the city is the Taj Mahal, the epitome of love.

The district of Agra is located in the western side of U.P., which lies between 27.11 degree Latitude towards the North and 78.0 degree to 78.2 degree Longitude towards the East. The city Agra is positioned at an altitude of 169 m above sea level. In the northern side, the city is enclosed by the district of Mathura, in the southern it is encircled with the district of Dhaulpur, in its eastern side it is bounded by Firozabad District and in its western side Agra is delimited by Bharatpur. The city of architecture is nestled on the bank of Yamuna River.

Agra travel and tourism is a popular among the Indian and foreign tourists alike and for that the Agra tour packages are a perfect way of exploring the splendor of the destination in North India.

General facts about Agra
Location: North India
State: Uttar Pradesh
Altitude: 169 m
Language: Hindi, Urdu and English
Climate: Hot, Arid and Humid
Major Attractions: Mausamman Burj, Moti Masjid, Chini Ka Rauza
Ideal Time to Visit: October to March

Tourist sightseeing in Agra
This historical city of architecture hosts cornucopia of tourist attractions and even features on the world map of tourism. The city has a series of historical monuments and religious shrines such as the Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Mausamman Burj, Moti Masjid, Chini Ka Rauza, Fatehpur Sikri, Jama Masjid, Buland Darwaza, Panch Mahal, Maryamuzzamani Palace, Itimad-ud-daulas Tomb, Sikandra Complex (Akbars Tomb), Taj Mahal, Mehtab Bagh…to name a few.

Climate of Agra
Agra experiences extreme climatic conditions both in summers and winters. Here winters are very cold as the temperature dips below 2 degree Celsius making the weather a misty and a foggy one. Then summers are also in its extremes as during this season the city experiences heat at its peak, which receives a sigh of relief with the arrival of monsoon season in the month of July with heavy showers. The best time to visit Agra is from October to March.

How to reach Agra

Agra by Air: Agra city has its own airport (AGR), which is a military airbase and is at a distance of 12.5 km from the center of the city.

Agra by Rail: Agra has a railhead which is linked with the main train lines from Delhi to Mumbai and from Delhi to Chennai. This junction makes easy for the people of Agra to reach almost all the major cities.

Agra by Road: Agra has a well developed network of roadways  and is just 204 km from the capital Delhi and also connects to the other parts of the world.

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