India • Agra

Agra is a small city, home to a huge monument that brings millions of tourists here every year, the one and only, Taj Mahal.

Being part of the Golden Triangle, together with New Delhi and Jaipur, makes it easy accesible by train and by road.

What to do:

Taj Mahal

One of the Seven Wonders of the World, the most impressive symbol of love that is actually a mausoleum and one of the spots found on most bucket lists.

Tip: Go there as early as possible to avoid queues (opens at 6AM).

        Don’t bring a big bag as you’ll have to go through a security check.

        Don’t bring tripod, pencils or matches.

Price: 1050Rs (13€) – you can also pay by card or book it online here.

* TAJ MAHAL IS CLOSED ON FRIDAYS *

Where to stay:

Hotel Sidhartha

I recommend you to choose an acommodation close to Taj Mahal and we found the best place. Hotel Sidhartha is located 5 minutes walking from the West Gate on a very quiet street where the access of cars and tuk tuks is restricted. The hotel was very clean and the staff so nice.

* You can use this code if you book for a minimum value of 30€ and you get 15€ back from Booking.com.

Where to eat:

Bambino Cafe

Food here is delicious and very good priced, but most important, the owner of the restaurant, who’s also serving you, it’s the sweetest person ever and delivers the best service you can have.

How to get to Agra:

By train

The train schedule between New Delhi and Agra is very good and you have a lot of options to pick from.

Duration: 2-4 hours, depending on the train you choose.

Tip: Uber and Ola work here, so don’t get tired with the tuk tuk drivers trying to overcharge you.

 

Keep in touch,

A.

 

Do you want to discover other city in India?

Maybe you can find it below:

Amritsar Guide

Dharamshala Guide

Jaipur Guide

Pushkar Guide

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