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Tourist Information - Agra

Location

In the Northern Part of India. Agra is a part of the great northern plains and is situated on the west bank of the River Yamuna.

Climate

Summer - 25 °C - 46 °C OR 77 °F - 114 °F
Peak Summer Months - April to June
Winter - 5 °C - 25 °C OR 41 °F - 77 °F
Peak Winter Months - December, January
Monsoon - 66 cm from July and August

Best time to visit

Is Mid January to April and then from September to Mid December.

Tourist offices

District Information Centre

Near Idgah Bus Stand
Phone: +91- 0562-2372346

The Government of India Tourist Office

191, The Mall,
Agra, Uttar Pradesh
Phone: +91-0562-363377, +91-0562-363959

UPTDC

Near Clarks Shiraz,
64, Taj Road,
Agra, Uttar Pradesh
Phone: +91-0562-2360517

Tourist Information Counter

Agra Cantonment Railway Station,
Agra, Uttar Pradesh,
Phone: +91-0562-2368598

Emergency Services

Police-100
Fire-101
Ambulance-102
Railway-131,1331

Short description

A beautiful love story written in white marble narrates the story of this beautiful city. An epitome of timeless love, Agra is synonymous with the Taj Mahal. Immortalised as the City of the Taj, Agra today is a bustling metropolis, in the state of Uttar Pradesh. It boasts of big sprawling malls, plazas, umpteen recreational facilities all set in the backdrop of some of the finest example of Mughal architecture. So come and explore this great city with a resplendent past and an equally bright future.

Trivia

It is said that Shahjahan wanted to build another equally grand tom on the other side of the River Yamuna to complement the Taj. This monument it is said, would have been built in black marble to complement the Taj.

Languages

Hindi, Urdu, English

 

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