Frequently asked questions on Agra

How can I reach Agra from Delhi?


  • If you are a group of travelers, then we will suggest you to hire a cab from Delhi to Agra.
  • As a solo traveler you can take a Volvo bus from Delhi; there is AC as well as non AC buses.
  • You can also go from Delhi to Agra by train, to book train you can either contact a travel agent or simply visit New Delhi Railway Station. There is a separate VIP area for foreign nationals to book their ticket for train journeys in India. You can book your Delhi Agra train by filling up a simple form there. You can also book your train from IRCTC official website (www.irctc.co.in).
  • There is no flight option to take from Delhi to Agra




How many days are required to visit Agra?


As a traveler, we personally feel that to explore a city you should stay there at least a week, but we do understand the time constraint for most of the people, hence we recommend minimum two nights in Agra to experience Agra’s culture, see sunset at Taj Mahal, watch Mohabbat-E-Taj to know Taj Mahal history, walk around Agra Fort to know more about culture and history of Mughals and not to forget to eat delicious food at different places.




What is Agra famous for?


Agra is famous for -

  • The Taj Mahal, one of the seven wonders of the World (UNESCO World Heritage Site)
  • Agra Fort
  • Petha (it is an Indian sweet)
  • Agra’s culture and food (especially if you are a meat lover, you will get some spicy mutton in Agra)
  • Mohabbat -E-Taj show, we will recommend you to keep this in your itinerary if you are a theatre lover. If you want to know more about Taj Mahal’s history and the love story of Mughal Emporer Shah Jahan and his wife Mumtaz Mahal then you should watch this show. If you want to know more about this show then contact us by clicking here.




Can I visit inside Taj Mahal?


On usual days, it is not allowed to visit inside Taj Mahal but on specific dates they open it for limited tourists, the dates are decided by the authorities, so if you are lucky to visit on that date, you might get to see inside The Taj Mahal as well.




What to do in Agra?


  • Visit The Taj Mahal, one of the seven wonders of the World (UNESCO World Heritage Site) (Friday closed)
  • Visit Agra Fort (UNESCO World Heritage Site)
  • View sunset from Mehtab Bagh
  • Watch Mohabba-E-Taj Show
  • Shop Jaipur Rugs
  • Shop souvenirs




Where is Agra in India?


Agra is in Uttar Pradesh




What are my Delhi to Agra train options?


Following are the top 5 Delhi to Agra train options you can take in 2020 from Delhi

  • Taj Express , Train Code –12280
  • LJN Swarn Shatabdi, Train Code – 12004
  • Kalka Mail, Trian Code 12312
  • Bhopal Shatabdi, Train Code – 12002
  • Gatimaan Exp, Train Code – 12050

To see the complete list of Delhi to Agra trains please visit official website of Indian Railways at www.irctc.co.in. Foreign citizens can also book trains online from this website as per their convenient time to leave for Agra from Delhi.




Can I view The Taj Mahal from my hotel room?


A lot of hotels have named their hotel by using words like Taj view or Tajmahal view or Taj to attract tourists, few of the hotels do have rooms from where you can view The Taj Mahal but from a large distance with other buildings in the view as well, but no hotel is made at Taj Mahal Location.




What is inside The TajMahal?


It was late Mughal emperor’s wish to have his grave next to his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal’s grave, in whose memory he built The Taj Mahal. Both their graves are in the basement of Taj Mahal, The Taj Mahal is the mausoleum of both Mumtaz Mahal and Shah Jahan.





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