Visiting Time ( Best Time To Visit Agra )
Agra can be visited throughout the year, but one must avoid the extreme hot summers (April-June) and rainy season (July-Sept). The most suitable time to visit Agra is in winters
Monuments in Agra
Temples in AgraFairs & Festivals
Agra city is known for its Taj Mahotsav (Taj Festival). This cultural festival is held every year in the month of February. The Taj Mahotsav brings traditional Indian music and dance on a single platform for the tourist to relish.
Shopping in Agra
Agra has both traditional and modern shopping areas. It is known for leather products, jewelry, rug weaving and marble work. The Sadar Bazaar area and the area south of Taj Ganj, boasts of many emporia and shops. Shilpgram or crafts village is located 1 km from the eastern side of the Taj, from where one can buy good quality craft items.
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How to Reach Agra
Agra is on the main tourist route of Delhi/Agra/Khajuraho/Varanasi. Flights connect Agra to Delhi, Khajuraho and Varanasi.
Agra lies on the Delhi to Mumbai broad - gauge railway line. Express trains from Delhi, Mumbai, ta, and Chennai halt at Agra. Palace on Wheel the most luxurious train also includes Agra in its itinerary.
Agra is connected to Delhi, Rajasthan and other cities of Uttar Pradesh by excellent bus services. The travel inside in side the city the local transport rickshwas, tongas and tempos are the best means.