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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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The Tomb
Taj orange corridor

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Agra Discussions

  • 1 week in India - Female on own
    Kate, Assuming that you'll be around Delhi there are a few options that you have. 1) Agra, Haridwar and Benares Go to see the Taj and the forts in Agra for a couple of days. There are regular trains and buses plying between Delhi and Agra. Or you can hire a cab to Agra. You should then move ...

  • 4 weeks in India
    In december we are flying into delhi & only have 4 weeks to see as much as possible but also relax a bit...does anyone have any suggestions with an itinery...we are planning to go to agra, was hoping to get to mumbai, goa & kerala but think we are being a bit too optimistic...thanks in advance ...

  • Rail Travel in India
    Myself and my husband are thinking of planning a trip to see the famous sites of India. We would like to start off in Delhi then, go to Agra and on to Jiapur.Does anyone know what time the trains and buses run from Agra to Jaipur?. What is the best mode of transport (and the cheapest)? ...

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Agra Blog Entries

  • Agra
    Agra is the home of the Taj Mahal but otherwise there is not much else there aside from monkeys ...
    Posted in Renee & Jared's Excellent Adventure by ReneeJared

  • Agra
    Arrived in Agra by bus yesterday, Govind had some work to do here so I had some company on the journey which was good and there are plenty of other tourists in the hotel to chat too. Hotel is very ...
    Posted in kellyfb by kellyfb

  • Agra!!
    ’t budge even if they know they are in your seat! We arrived late to Agra and went straight to bed ...
    Posted in Asia 2009 by chrisalex

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