The earliest reference of Indian Agra comes from the epical age, when Mahabharata the Indian Epic refer Agra as Agravana. In the sources prior to this, Agra has been referred as Arya Griha or the abode of the Aryans. The first person who referred Agra by its modern name was Ptolemy (Claudius Ptolemaeus).
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this is a great place to stay, close to train station. staff very friendly and helpful. they cooked fresh curry with rice and all the trimmings when i arrived late, good food and no delhi belly. clean sheets on bed. manager is eager to help with anything you need to know about agra or onward travel. ... more
The place is very close to Taj Mahal and the owners are very nice. The guest house is owned by very friendly family and they are always happy and ready to help and give some advice 24/7. The only problem we had to face was the cleanliness and the quality of water (but apparently it is a big problem in all Agra)... however, for this price. ... more
Agra to Jaipur
've thought of heading straight for Agra and the Taj. However, I'd like to get out to Rajastan as quickly as possible. Is it better to take a train or bus from Agra to Jaipur? How long and often do they run? Any ...
Delhi and Agra best area's to stop?
I'm going to the above destinations in November and was wondering where was the best district to stop in Delhi and Agra. I would like to be where most travelers are and the best places to party! Thanks ...
Ja, er ist atemberaubend! Somit konnten wir schnell vergessen, dass unsere Unterkunft ein "Drecksloch" war:-) Neben dem Taj besuchten wir in Agra auch noch das Red Fort, was von der Grösse und den Geschichten her beeindruckte. Die Rückfahrt von Agra nach Delhi auf der „Autobahn“ war unglaublich. In Indien ...
Posted in Bruno und Domi unterwegs by domibruno
9. Oktober 2010
Schule besuchen. Danach gings mit dem Zug nach Agra (3h). Es war eine schöne Fahrt, obwohl wir nicht am Fenster sitzen konnte. Ich schlief 1h und stand sicher 1h an der offenen Türe und machte Fotos :-) In Agra ...
Posted in 90 Days India by timerons
Hello, So I went to the Taj Mahal at sunrise. Some people says this is one of the most beautiful places in the world. Well, I haven't been everywhere but it feels quit right. Great moment and stupid pictures. After that the Agra Fort. The next day, I had a little trip to Fatehpur Sikri (1 ...
Posted in Trip through Asia, from India to Japan! by ChachaInAsia