Located on the banks of the River Yamuna, Agra is a city that still reflects grandeur and rich history of the once glorious Mughal Empire. Beyond its most famous landmark, the Taj Mahal, this city boasts a number of fascinating tombs, forts and mausoleums. It stands today as a modern and thriving emblem of India’s urban aspiration. It is about 206 km from the national capital and is one of the most populous cities in Uttar Pradesh. Agra’s most iconic monuments have made it an integral part of the Golden Triangle Tour and draws millions of tourists here every year from all around the world.
Best Time To Visit Agra - Agra experiences a semiarid climate with extreme temperatures in summer and winter. The city experiences very hot summers between the months of April and July. It is a good idea to carry light cotton clothing, sunscreen, a hat and sunglasses at this time to beat the heat. There isn’t much of a crowd at this time, so you can get great deals on many good hotels in Agra. The months of August to October sees rainfall from the monsoons. This is a great time to visit the city and see the Taj Mahal in a new light. Remember to travel with an umbrella or raincoat at this time. The months of October to March see the most number of tourists thanks to the pleasant weather in the city. You can witness grand festivals like the Bateshwar Festival and Taj Mahotsav at this time. If you’re travelling to the city in December or January make sure you carry woollen clothing as temperatures can fall to as low as 2°C.
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With Treebo Hotels in Agra, you can choose from a range of well-appointed rooms, each designed to suit the needs of different travellers. Choose from a selection of Acacia (Single), Oak (Standard), Maple (Deluxe), and Mahogany (Premium) category rooms. Each of these air conditioned rooms are equipped with amenities like TV with cable/DTH connection, a comfortable bed, an electric kettle, and an attached bathroom replete with free toiletries. You can also enjoy guaranteed essentials like free Wi-Fi and a complimentary breakfast across Treebo hotels in Agra and enjoy free WiFi and complimentary breakfast. Other services and amenities provided across Treebo’s best hotels in Agra include the provision of a safety locker, free parking, the provision for a private cab, a restaurant, and a shower cabinet. Make sure you complete your Agra hotel booking in advance though, as Treebo Hotels sell out quickly especially during peak season.
Best Places To Stay In Agra - Agra has managed to captivate millions of tourists over the years, and a vacation to the city would be life changing. There are a number of comfortable places to stay in Agra, if you want to stay close to all of the best monuments in city. If you’re looking for suitable hotels in Agra to put up in, consider what you’re looking for to get out of your trip. If you’re looking to stay on the Fatehabad Road, hotels in Bansal Nagar are a great choice. This neighbourhood has a number of comfortable hotels, restaurants, banks, hospitals, and more. It is also home to the Shilpgram in the city, where you can shop for souvenirs. Another great option is choosing hotels in Tajganj. Our very own hotel is a little over a kilometre away from the iconic Taj Mahal. These localities are also a great choice if you’re looking for hotels near Agra Cantonment Railway Station or hotels near Agra Airport.
Events in Agra - The fairs and festivals celebrated in Agra are some of the most vibrant in India. One of the biggest festivals is Taj Mahotsav, which is a celebration of the city’s most treasured monument. The festivities last ten whole days sometime in the month of February. A number of local artisans promote their crafts at the festival and you’re sure to get a glimpse of colourful processions lead by camels and elephants. Ram Barat is another annual festival that gains plenty of attention in the city. Pantomimes are put up around the city telling devotees the life of Rama and processions are carried in the deity’s honour. Make sure you complete your Agra hotel booking in advance to avoid any speed bumps on the way. Other major festivals in and around the city are the Kailash Fair and Bateshwar Fair.
Experiences in Agra - When one thinks of Agra, the Taj Mahal is the first thing that comes to mind. So naturally, the first thing to do is visit this iconic monument. However, Agra is home to many other beautiful monuments from the Mughal era and is heaven for history buffs. Landmarks like the Agra Fort, Akbar’s Tomb, Moti Masjid and Jama Masjid provide visitors with a window into the city’s spiritual and cultural wealth that has withstood time and occasionally, brutal history. You will be able to find accommodation in Agra close to these monuments, in case you want an early start. Fatehpur Sikri about 35 km from the heart of Agra is another spectacular group of monuments that is worth a visit. When it comes to food, Agra has everything from delicious street food to more gourmet options available. A few great delicacies to try are Bedai, Jalebi, Chaat, Parathas, and Petha. Mughlai Cuisine with its delicious curries, roasted meat, and dried fruits and nuts is also extremely popular in the city. A few restaurants to sample these delicious dishes are Peshawri, Mughal Room, Hotel Jai Hind, and Park Restaurant. A number of Agra hotels house restaurants, where you can sample the best food in the city. Shopping in Agra springs many surprises and choices range from traditional markets like the Sadar and Kinari Bazaars to modern shopping malls like the Ashok Cosmos and TDI Malls.
Visiting India for the first time and wish to visit the Taj Mahal. What hotels are close it and what are the rates?
Asked by Allisa, 16-04-2018
Treebo Maniram Palace is within walking distance from the Taj Mahal. It is located 1.6km away from the monument and is also in close proximity to several eateries and other attractions. Book with Treebo for a comfortable stay that is also affordable: https://www.treebo.com/hotels-near-taj-mahal-agra/
Response by Treebo Agra Team, 17-04-2018
The Taj Mahal has always been part of our travel list. We'd like to know if there are good Treebo properties near this iconic landmark.
Asked by Himanshi, 16-03-2018
A good Treebo property can be found at a distance of just 1.6 km from the Taj Mahal by selecting this landmark under the left navigation tab 'Agra hotels by location'. You could also visit the following link https://www.treebo.com/hotels-near-taj-mahal-agra/
Response by Treebo Agra Team, 17-03-2018
I want to visit a friend who's presently admitted at the Amit Jaggi Memorial Hospital. Will need accommodation near the hospital for a few nights. Please help me out with suggestions.
Asked by Alok, 09-03-2018
A Treebo property can be found just 400 m away from Amit Jaggi Memorial Hospital by selecting the same under the left navigation tab 'Agra hotels by location'. Visit the following link to book your stay https://www.treebo.com/hotels-near-amit-jaggi-memorial-hospital-agra/
Response by Treebo Agra Team, 12-03-2018
My uncle is undergoing treatment at the Dr. Upadhyay Hospital. Since I'm travelling from Mumbai, I'll require accommodation for a day somewhere close to the hospital in order to pay him a visit. Do you have recommendations?
Asked by Swadesh, 21-02-2018
You can find a top-rated Treebo property located just 800 m away from Dr. Upadhyay Hospital by selecting this locality under the left navigation tab 'Agra hotels by location'. By visiting the following link you can proceed with your hotel booking https://www.treebo.com/hotels-near-dr-upadhyay-hospital-agra/
Response by Treebo Agra Team, 26-02-2018
My family and I wish to visit the Taj Mahal next month. I'm looking for hotels located in/around Mugal Bazar which is located close to the historical monument. Kindly help me out with suggestions.
Asked by Amrita, 13-02-2018
A well-reviewed Treebo property is situated just 500 m away from Mugal Bazar, making your trip to the Taj Mahal highly convenient. Reserve your rooms at the property by clicking on the following link https://www.treebo.com/hotels-near-mugal-bazar-agra/
Response by Treebo Agra Team, 14-02-2018