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.
Sanganer is a village in the Jaipur district. It is known for its textile industry, handmade paper industry and numerous Jain temples. The Sanaganeri printing is famous the world over/. There are around 10 industries in Sanganer. Pratapnager, Rajasthan’s largest housing boar colony and the Sitapura industrial area is located close to Sanganer. The best time to visit Sanganer is between the months of April and September.
Places to Stay
There are many budget-friendly hotels in Sanganer. Some of them include the Amrapali Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 600), Royal City Guest House (Tariff – Rs. 400) and Hotel Laxmi Nivas (Tariff – Rs. 800.)
The official spoken language of Sanganer is Rajasthani. Hindi is also spoken here.
Some festivals that are celebrated in Sanganer include Gangaur (March), Teej (August), the Kite Festival (January) and the Elephant Festival (February.)
Places of Interest
The Hawa Mahal, the Jantar Mantar and the City Palace are the most popular tourist destinations in Sanganer. Tourists also frequent Dousa (34 km away) and Sawai Madhopur (64 km away.)
How to Get There
The Jaipur airport is located in Sanganer and has domestic and international flights taking-off from it.
Sanagner has its own railway station. There are daily trains that go to several other Indian cities.
There are daily buses to Indore, Kota, Udaipur, New Delhi, Bhopal and Ujjain (among others) from Sanganer. Some of the best bus operators in this region include Globe Tours and Travels, and Hans Travels. Ticketgoose.com provides a number of bus ticket offers for its customers. Look out for them when you book your tickets online.