Check Out Some Popular Day Excursions From Agra

A holiday is all about weaving memories for a lifetime, isn’t it? We believe that the more you travel, the more the opportunities to create memories. So why end you holiday on just a single city? We have curated a list of all the next-door cities of Agra located at a close proximity.

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Holiday Travel briefs you on the neighbouring towns of Agra which you can visit if you have time in hand.

Popular Excursions Around Agra

Fatehpur Sikri

A 16th century Mughal Emperor, Akbar founded the city of Fatehpur Sikri. This city is entirely built out of red sandstone and is a perfect getaway for heritage lovers.

Best Time: September to April

Distance: 36 kilometers from Agra

Places to Visit: Buland Darwaza, Tomb of Salim Chishti, Jodha Bai’s Palace. Jama Mosque and Birbal’s Palace

 

Mathura

Mathura is the birthplace of the much loved Lord Krishna. Mathura is home to 25 ghats, 20 monasteries and numerous small and big temples.

Best Time: October to March

Distance: 57 kilometers from Agra

Places to Visit: Shri Krishna Janmabhoomi, Prem Mandir Vrindavan, Government Museum, Dwarkadeesh Temple and Govardhan Hill

 

Vrindavan

Vrindavan is one of the most visited pilgrimage centers of the Hindus. This small town is believed to be the place where Lord Krishna spent his childhood.

Best Time: October to March

Distance: 73 kilometers from Agra

Places to Visit: Banka Bihari Mandir, Prem Mandir, ISKCON Temple, Shahji Temple and Radha Raman Temple

 

Bharatpur

Bharatpur is known for its very famous Keoladeo Bird Sanctuary, also known as Bharatpur National Park which serves as a natural habitat for 230 species of birds, 200 species of amphibians and reptiles and 350 floral species.

Best Time: November to February

Distance: 58 kilometers from Agra

Places to Visit: Bharatpur National Park, Lohargarh Fort, Banke Bihari Temple, Ganga Temple and Lakshman Temple

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We are sure that these towns will leave you in as much inspiration as Agra did. If you need any more assistance, we are at your service. Holiday Travel believes in taking care of all your needs on you trip, may it be inter-city travel or backpacking accommodations, we are here for you.

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