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.
A small town in the Sikar district of Rajasthan, Ringas is situated 57 km away from Jaipur. The railway station of Ringas happens to be a major junction that has good connectivity to most of the places in Rajasthan and North India. Ringas is famous for its temples and has many educational institutions. Road is the best mode of transport to Ringas.
Places to Stay
Local homestays are available at Ringas. Hotel Vishwakarma (Tariff – Rs. 1001 onwards) and Hotel Park Avenue (Tariff – Rs. 1001 onwards) are some of the hotels in Sikar, which is nearby.
The official language of Ringas is Rajasthani. The other languages spoken here are Hindi and English.
Some of the popular local festivals of Ringas are Holi (March), Gangaur (April), Raksha Bandhan (August), Teej (August) and Deepavali (November).
Places of Interest
Sikar Fort, Bhairava Temple and Khatushyamji Temple are the popular tourist attractions in and around Ringas.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Ringas is Sanganeer Airport which is approximately 65 km away.
Ringas has a railway station by the name Ringas Junction.
Sikar Bus Depot is an inter-district bus terminal. Ringas is well-connected to many major cities such as Bikaner, Kota, Udaipur, Delhi, Ahmedabad and Jaipur. Bheru Ji Circle Bus Stop is the nearest bus stop to Ringas. Natraj Travels, Apex Tours & Travels, Rishabh Travels, Rathore Travels and Shrinath Travel Agency are some bus operators running buses at affordable prices. When you opt for Ticketgoose.com’s online bus ticket booking facility ensure that you check out for discount coupons.