Agra, is a city of state of Uttar Pradesh, India. It is on the banks of the river Yamuna and the 19th most populated in India. Agra is the second most self-employed in India.
Agra’s is know for its world famous monument and one of the new seven wonders of the world The Taj Mahal and Taj Mahal, Agra Fort (Red Fort) and Fatehpur Sikri, all three of which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Agra has a humid subtropical climate.
Agra plays a vital role in the preservations of traditional Royal crafts like Pietra Dura, marble and stone carving and inlay work, carpets, leather goods, handicrafts, ad Zari Zardozi. Agra is the foundation place of Radha Swami faith.
Agra’s major tourist destination are: Heritage Monuments & Structures: Taj Mahal, Agra Fort (Red Fort), Fatehpur Sikri, ,Itmad-Ud-Daulah's Tomb, Akbar's Tomb, Guru ka Tal, Mariam's Tomb, Chini Ka Rauza Tomb, Mughal Heritage Walk, Gyarah Sidi, Indrabhan Girls' Inter College, Chausat khambha, Chhatri of Raja Jaswant Singh, Roman Catholic Cemetery.
Religious Places: Jama Masjid (Agra), Humanyun Mosque, Mankameshwar Temple, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Swami Bagh Samadhi.
Lakes: Keetham Lake, Soor Sarovar.
Park: Ram Bagh (Aram Bagh), Mehtab Bagh (Moonlight Garden), Dayal Bagh.
National Parks/Forest Sanctury: Surdas Reserved Forest, Bharatpur Bird Sanctury, Chambal Safari.
Agra has many shows of films, drama and performing art conducted in numerous theaters and multiplexes through out the city.
Many five star nightclubs, Pubs and discothèque are open till early hours of the morning for party goers.
In Agra there are plenty of places for shopper's delight with bargain buys, exclusive boutiques, ethnic markets and mini bazaars.
Agra has many International hotel chains and budget hotels to choose your accommodation from.
Agra's is famous for its sweets (Petha and Gajak), snacks (Dalmoth) and many other multi-cuisine restaurants run by expert chefs for taste lovers.
Transport within Agra: Cabs and auto-rickshaws are the only means of moving inside the city as well as to reach some of the tourist spots in the proximity. To move inside the city, best means would be the auto-rickshaws.