Ganjdundwara is a small village in the North Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. The nearby major urban agglomerations are the cities of Agra and Aligarh at the distances of 119 km and 109 km respectively. Those with a taste of mythological as well as medieval Indian history can visit this place as you can see Mughal architecture as well Hindu pilgrimage sites.
Places to Stay
Compared to any other city in the region, Agra still offers a wide variety of good budget hotels. Some of the options you ought to try are Sakura Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500), Aditya Palace Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 540), Aryan’s Taj Resort (Tariff – Rs. 900) and Vanshika Palace Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 800).
The official language of the area is Hindi.
The important festivals celebrated are Holi in March, Hanuman Jayanti and Dusshera in September-October, Diwali in November and the two Eid(s).
Places of Interest
The most important place worth a visit while in this region is Agra. The Taj Mahal is one of the major attractions without doubt. The structure has been designed with architectural brilliance by experts from Central Asia, Persia as well as India. The other important sights which are bound to hold the visitor in awe are Agra Fort and Akbar’s Tomb.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport in Lucknow at a distance of 266 km.
The village has its own railway station, which is the Gunjdundwara Railway Station.
Various state transport buses connect the town to different parts of the state as well as cities of neighbouring states such as Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Delhi. Private buses are pretty active in the area too. Book your tickets through Ticketgoose.com and avail of bus booking offers.