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 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
We stayed for 2 nites, the location was nice, just a few steps to the grand Taj Mahal. However, the room was in bad shape. The room was with stuffy smell, something like some wood panels or metal panels is rotten somewhere, plus with no blanket provided. The LCD TV was available, however no TV channel is available. ... more
Our laptop was stolen from our bag in the hostels bag locker by one of the staff. A guy who stayed at same time also had $120 stolen from his bag. Hostel advertised free wifi and there was none. They advertised various other things (beer with dinner etc) that were never given. The hostel is not near the Taj as they advertise. ... more
Hi, I'm planning a hypothetical trip ( I say hypothetical because it's actually a proposal for my Tourism Class) to India with the route: Delhi-Agra-Jaipur-Delhi. It will be for 4 days and 3 nights. My ...
a week around Delhi - corbett national park, agra
-3 days there and then onto Delhi- Agra unless there is something else I could do on way back to delhi before Agra? I'm guessing a night in Agra will be enough. Then I would like to see varanasi and was hoping to continue on south without going back to Delhi. How would that work? Is corbett park and Agra ...
Help - Travel - Delhi - Simla - Jaipur - agra - delhi
I am planning to travel with my friends from Kerala to DELHI (4 days) --> SIMLA (2 days) --> Jaipur (2 days) --> AGRA (1 day) ---> Delhi. Could any body help me make a travel program, and inform me the best mode of travel whether by Train / bus / taxi. Is the days mentioned enough to see ...