About Agra

Let's have a look around into background of Agra

Let’s have a look around into background of Agra, India

Background Details:

  • State: Uttar Pradesh
  • Country: India
  • Latitude: 27.183333
  • Longitude: 78.016667
  • Timezone:  Asia/Calcutta
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT +5:30 hours

Weather in Agra

  • Climate: semiarid climate that borders on a humid subtropical climate
  • Best Time to Visit: April to November


An affluent city of the state of Uttar Pradesh, Agra is a planned city, mingled with which is history and the grandeur of the present.

Distance from Agra center to Airport

Agra Airport is Public and military base airport. It is located at 59/10, VIP Road, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282001.

  • Driving Distance: 8 miles / 13 km
  • Driving Time: 30 Minute
  • Languages: Hindi, Urdu, English, etc.


Modes of transport

  • Airport:  Agra Airport
  • Rail: Agra Cantonment.
  • Road: Bus – Hans Travels, Taxi – Agra Cabs.

Customs and Tipping

  • For Car & Driver (Total, not per person):

Half Day Rs 300-450, Rs 500 maximum

Full Day Rs 1000 Maximum

Multi-Day Rs 600 per day, or as you see fit

  •  For Restaurants: 10% of the total cost of the bill.

Nearby Tourist Cities

  •  Delhi,
  • Gurgaon,
  • Jaipur



Jaipur is the capital and the largest city of the Indian state of Rajasthan in Northern India.

  • Climate:  hot desert  and hot semi-arid
  • Best Time to Visit: early November through to February
Tourist Attractions
  • Jantar Mantar - Jaipur
  • Amber Palace
  • Hawa Mahal

Emergency Contact Numbers in Agra city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 0562 236 3720 (Rakabganj Police Station Agra)
  • Railroad: 098322 09753 (Agra Cantonment)
  • Cab: 094110 46615(Agra Cabs)
  • Hospital: 075054 00400(Pushpanjali Hospital & Research Centre)


  • Ram Barat
  • Taj Mahotsav
  • Kailash Fair

Tourist Attractions

  • The Taj Mahal
  • Tomb of I'timd-ud-Daulah
  • Akbar's tomb

Theatre & Concerts

concert -   Utsav Rishton Ka  

Visit Top Restaurants in Agra

  • Esphahan
  • Joney’s Place
  • Taj Cafe

Top Shopping Centers in Agra

  • TDI Mall
  • Subhash Emporium
  • Panchi Petha Store

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • The Art Gallery
  • Agra-Art Gallery
  • Kishore Arts

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Mughlai-ITC Mughal Taj Bano
  • Indian-Esphahan
  • Chinese-C'est Chine

Sports Club

  • Thrive Sports Centre,  
  • Khelgaon Sports Club

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Transportation

One-way Ticket (Local Transport) -10.00 Rs

Monthly Pass (Regular Price)-400.00 Rs

Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)-25.50 Rs

Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)-20.55 Rs

Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)-150.00 Rs

  • Restaurants

Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant-150.00 Rs

Imported Beer (0.33-liter bottle)-135.00 Rs