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Places to Visit in Agra

History of Agra

Places to Visit in Agra

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Considered as one of the most ancient places of India, the city of love, Agra, is also included in the highest visited place. This city was established long back in the late 14th century. It is also being included in the great epic The Mahabharata. You will find beautiful historical monuments here which also reflect of the vitality of this city in the ancient India.

Agra had a great connection with the Mughal Emperor and thus you can find many of the historical structure built by the great kings of this dynasty. When you have a look at those monuments you will feel the richness and knowledge of art that people had during that era. With great carvings these monuments lure a lot of people to come and have a look at it.

Overview of Destination

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Reaching Agra is not really difficult. As this is one of the tourist hubs on India the transport faculty to this place is very good. Agra has an airport of it own and therefore you can get there directly by air in the domestic airlines. But in case airlines is not suitable to you and you are willing to opt for railways then you will be glad to know that Agra itself is a major railway station and you can get there from any part of India. The fastest trains of Indian railways pass through this place so you have a very convenient option to go for. Roadways are also a good option if you want to think on other alternatives to reach Agra. National Highway 2, National Highway 3 along with National Highway 11 has a connection to Agra so you can opt for it. You have great state transportation facilities available from major cities of India to reach there. Some of the cities near Agra are Delhi, Jaipur, Mathura, Bharatpur and Gwalior.

Agra is very much popular because the first wonder of world that is situated here, The Taj Mahal. Taj Mahal is that historical monument that represents the power and passion of love of King Shah Jahan for his wife Mumtaz Mahal. This monument of love was built by King Shah Jahan in the memory of his beloved wife after her death. People from round the globe come here to watch this incredible memorial.
Another place in Agra that is a must visited destination is Agra Fort. The Agra fort was build by the most renowned king of the Mughal dynasty, King Akbar. He was the greatest king of all the rulers of this empire. The Agra fort is a marvelous piece of work with excellent carvings and architecture.

In addition to these, there is yet another place in Agra that is beauty in itself. Constructed with the most typical artwork of Islam, Itmad-ud-Daulah’s Tomb, is next most visited place of Agra. Noor Jahan built this sculpture in the memory of her beloved father Itmad-ud-Daulah.
Along with this, do not forget to make your visit to Akbar’s Tomb and Fatehpur Sikri. These are also great monumental structure built by the Mugha; Dynasty during their era.

 

How To Reach Agra

If you are planning to make your trip to Dungarpur then you can reach there by almost all the modes:

If you want to reach there by airlines then the nearest airport to Dungarpur is the Udaipur airport which is almost 120 kilometers away from this town. Then you can hire a vehicle from the airport.

There is also a direct train to Dungarpur which runs on the track route from Udaipur to Ahemdabad.

In case you are planning to take a bus to Dungarpur then you can take a bus from Mumbai to Delhi that goes from National Highway 8. This bus passes from the district. In case you are planning to hire a private car then you can get then too. This can be a great option so that you can enjoy your privacy with your family or friends.

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