Agra, the former Mogul capital, is situated about 200km south of Delhi in the heart of Uttar Pradesh. Known for the UNESCO World Heritage sites of Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri, the city is a popular destination for tourists and forms a central point of the famous Golden Triangle Delhi-Agra-Jaipur.

But Agra offers much more than just history and picturesque buildings. We recommend that every India traveller spends some extra time in this city, leaves the tourist trails and immerses himself in the colourful everyday world. Bargaining on the Sadar Bazar, indulging North Indian cuisine in the countless small and big restaurants, sipping Chai on the roadside or wandering with the monkeys, peacocks and parrots in one of the green parks – Agra is worth every minute! Weiterlesen