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Agra Travel Guide

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If you consider yourself a world traveler, you're bound to make the pilgrimage to Agra. Each year, millions come from about the globe to this (relatively) small city in northern India. "Why?" you ask. Two words: Taj Mahal. This famous monument has immortalized the love of a Shah and his wife since its completion in 1648 AD. Epitomizing the ornate Mughal architectural style, the Taj Mahal has made jaws drop and hearts swoon for ... continue» Read More

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When to Visit Agra

The best time to visit Agra is October through March. This long "winter" sees daily temperatures range from the 70s to low 90s. While prices and tourist volume will be high, you'll avoid heavy rains and unbearable heat. Monsoon season begins in July, with rain pouring down upon Agra through September, and the months of April, May, and June witness temperatures well above 100 degrees Fahrenheit. 

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Getting Around Agra

The best way to get around Agra is by auto-rickshaw. They can navigate the city streets at a startling pace and are very reasonably priced. Air-conditioned taxis can be much more expensive than auto-rickshaws, so use them sparingly or only in the extreme heat. Walking between top attractions just isn't possible due to the distance.

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