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About Agra


Agra, is home to one of the modern day Wonders of the World, the Taj Mahal. It is located in the Northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh around 200 km south east of New Delhi. Agra is steeped in rich history. During its heydays it was the capital of the Mughal Empire between 1952 and 1658. Through the centuries it changed hands many times and was ruled by both the Hindu and Muslim kings. The Mughals were great builders and the various monuments built in and around Agra are testimony to their architectural prowess. Agra has a mention even in the epic Mahabharat.

Situated on the banks of River Jamuna, the Taj Mahal along with the Agra Red Fort and Fatehpur Sikri are recognised as UNESCO World Heritage sites. Agra is one of the destinations of the tourist 'golden triangle' of Agra-Delhi- Jaipur and is a must see for international tourists visiting India.

Places to see


  • The Taj Mahal: This mausoleum of love was built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of this wife Queen Mumtaz. It took almost 20,000 labourers, working between 1630 and 1652, to complete this architectural gem of a structure, which still stands tall today. The interiors are decorated with beautiful inlay work on marble with gems and other semi-precious stones decking the walls of the tomb. It is advised to visit the Mahal at two different times of the day (dawn and dusk), to appreciate the way the natural light plays on the white marbled walls.
  • Fatehpur Sikri: During Emperor Akbar`s reign, it used to be the political capital of the Mughal Empire, between 1571 and 1585, after which it was abandoned, due to water shortage. It`s imposing gateways and intricately designed palaces, each perfect in its own way, was built by Akbar for his favourite Queens.
  • Red Fort: Also known as Lal Qila, Fort Rouge or Red Fort of Agra, this fort has a design similar to the Red Fort at Delhi. This well preserved fort was built by Akbar The Great between 1565 and 1571. The red sandstone structure is around 2.5 km northeast of the Taj Mahal. The fort is a masterpiece of Mughal creativity; within its premises are present tombs, palaces and residential buildings. The crescent shaped fort can be better described as a walled palatial city.
  • Sikander: This suburb of Agra located 13km from the Agra Fort, is also the final resting place of the dynamic and greatest of Mughal Emperors, Jalal ud-Din Muhammad Akbar. He was a very powerful King, much loved by his people and admired for his secular mind.

Tombs


There are many mausoleums in Agra, each one unique and exquisitely decorated. Some of them are:

  • Itmad - Ud Daula: Situated across the river Yamuna is the tomb of Mirza Ghiyas Beg built by his daughter Noor Jehan. It is a fine example of the deftness of the Mughal craftsman. Pietra dura inlay and lattice work marble screens deck the memorial.
  • Chini Ka Roza: Hardly 1000m from the Itmad-ud-daula, lies the tomb of Afzal Khan, the Persian poet and minister at Shah Jehan's court. It is named thus due to its decoration made predominantly of brightly coloured glazed tiles.

Gardens


The Mughals were also very extravagant in cultivating gardens around the town. Some of the more popular ones are Swami Bagh, located 10 km north of Agra, Ram Bagh, one of the first Mughal gardens and Mehtab Bagh, located on the bank of River Yamuna across from the Taj Mahal. The view of the Taj Mahal from this location is fascinating and every bit unique.

Taj Mahotsav


A 10 day cultural festival is organized in February every year at the Shilpgram, near the Taj Mahal. Try to schedule your trip during this time to be part of this celebration or arts and crafts.

Accommodation


At Agra, there is accommodation to cater to every tourist. From the more conservative lodges to the luxurious 5 star hotels, the only restriction is your budget. Many hotels in Agra are of international standard and there are many different places to stay, as tourism in Agra has always been on a high. Hence it is advised to book your rooms in advance especially if you are travelling during the holiday season. BookCab (www.bookcab.in ) has special packages for your trip to Agra from any of the major cities, and what's more you can book online at your convenience. The associates at BookCab can help schedule your trip and arrange for your lodging as well.

Travel Tips


Shopping in Agra is a real treat. There are so many different types of local art to choose from, whether it is a souvenir or a personal gift, you can never run out of choices. The streets close to all the major attractions like Taj Mahal and the Red Fort can be a cacophony of activity during the peak tourist season. Different handicraft products such as inlay work on marble, leather products, brassware, carpets, jewellery, zari and embroidery work are sold at these bazaars. Some of these stunning pieces of crafts are very reasonably priced too. Be wary of touts and hawkers though, as they can sometimes be very insistent and misleading.

You just can't miss the local food when you visit Agra. Chaat, a spicy concoction of munchies, chutneys and vegetables, is a must have. Agra is also famous for 'Dalmoth' and 'Petha', the former made out of flour and the latter a sweet made out of pumpkin cooked in sugar syrup. A typical Agra meal consists of spicy Berahi and sweet Jalebies . There are a huge number of eateries to choose from. Bon Appetite! There are lots of places to relax and visit while in Agra. Make sure you make your bookings in advance. BookCab can assist you with your travel and stay. We are partnered with a host of reliable vendors to ensure the best service for you. Give us a call today ((092) 4100 4100) or reserve your cab online.


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Jodhpur to Agra Taxi Fares

Car Type
Tata Indica A/C
Passangers
4 + driver
Fare Per KM
8.5 / Km
Estimated Cost

9959

Car Type
Tata Indigo A/C
Passangers
4 + driver
Fare Per KM
9.0 / Km
Estimated Cost

10536

Car Type
Toyota Etios A/C
Passangers
4 + driver
Fare Per KM
10.0 / Km
Estimated Cost

11690

Car Type
Chevrolet Tavera A/C
Passangers
7 + driver
Fare Per KM
11.5 / Km
Estimated Cost

13421

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Toyota Innova A/C
Passangers
6 + driver
Fare Per KM
12.5 / Km
Estimated Cost

14575

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