Siituated on the banks of the river Yamuna of , Agra is the most popular destination in India. This city which was built during 1475 had existed during Mahabharat period and Mahirshi Angira in 1000 BC. Interstingly the city came into prominence only during the Mughal period. Agra always attracts large number of tourists for the beauty of the Mughal architecture most notably is one of the Seven Wonders of the World - Taj Mahal. This place is stunning to view at night for the multi-colored lighting.
Places to Stay
There are good budget hotels in Agra. Some of them are Hotel Raj Bed & Breakfast (Tariff – Rs.800), Grand Hotel Agra (Tariff – Rs.1,500), Bhoomi Residency (Tariff – Rs.1800) and Dolphin Inn (Tariff –1600).
The official language of Agra is Hindi. The other language known is Urdu.
The Important Festivals of Agra is Adoor Gajamel (February).
Places to Visit
There are several places of tourist attraction in Agra. Some of the places include Tāj Mahal (12kms from Adilabad) , Agra Fort (5.2 kms from Agra) Fatehpūr Sikrī, (30 kms from Agra) I'timād-Ud-Daulah ( 9 kms from Agra) Akbar's Tomb, Sikandra (12 kms from Agra) and Mankameshwar Temple(12 kms from Agra).
How to Get There
The Agra airport is located 12.5 away from the heart of the city.
There are regular express trains to New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Pune, Bhopal, Indore, Kochi, Gwalior, Jabalpur, Ujjain, Jaipur, Lucknow, Thiruvananthapuram etc.
There are regular buses connecting to major cities in North India. Some of the best bus operators that offer good experience for passengers are Hans Travels, Royal Travels and Rajasthan State Road Transport Corporation(RSRTC). When you buy your tickets online look out for bus ticket booking offers.
Beawar is a city in the Ajmer District of Rajasthan. It comes under Beawar Taluk and is Taluk headquarters as well. The cities nearest Beawar are Jaitaran (44 km), Nasirabad (50 km) and Ajmer (57 km). Beawar has a number of schools and colleges in the area so the population is fairly literate. Beawar also has a lot of places of tourist interest for the eager traveller.
Places to Stay
Beawar has a few good budget hotel options with all the facilities given at an affordable price. These include Hotel Jyoti Paradise (Tariff – Rs. 1000) and Beawar B&B and Inns (Tariff – Rs. 1000).
The official language of Beawar is Rajasthani. Hindi and English are also spoken here.
The important festivals of Beawar are the Hindu festivals of Ganesh Chathurthi, Diwali, Dussehra, Sri Rama Navami and others.
Places of Interest
There are several places of tourist attraction in and around Beawar. Pushkar is only 55 km away from Beawar by bus. Ajmer (58 km) is a famous religious site for devotees all over the country. Kishangarh is about 85 km away and easily accessible by bus.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Beawar is Jodhpur airport. The airport is located about 143 km away from the city.
Beawar Railway Station (1 km) connects the city to the rest of Rajasthan and beyond. It is a major destination where trains to Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Surat and other places halt.
There are daily bus services to Bhilwara, Delhi and other places. The best bus operators that offer good service to passengers are Laxmi Traveller, Shrinath Travels and others. Avail of bus ticket booking coupons through Ticketgoose.com and save your money when you travel.