Agra is one of the most popular destinations and it is an important place in history. There are lot of architectural structures to enjoy. Agra is a colour full place and it is situated in the state of Uttar Pradesh. There are so many getaways near Agra and many foreign tourists like to visit at Getaways.
Here are some weekend getaways from Agra.
Jaipur is the glorious city, and it is a capital of Rajasthan state and it is one of the best weekend getaway. Jaipur is also known as pink city. Most of the tourists like to spend their holidays in Jaipur because it is a beautiful city and most of the foreign tourists also like to visit. Particularly Jaipur is known for its forts. The most popular monuments are Hawa Mahal, Amber Fort, Nahargarh Fort and many more. It is one of the busiest and most iconic city and it is the best place for solo travelers also.
Bharatpur is famous for Keoladeo National Park. This park is famous for nesting wide varieties of birds, but Bharatpur is a heritage city and it is 184 km away from Agra. In Bharatpur city you can also visit at Lohagarh Fort. This Fort is surrounded by Moat. Inside of this fort is the government Museum, which displays the Artifacts od Local Rajas and Carved Statues of Hindu. The Keoladeo national Park is famous for its bird sanctuary all over the world. This National Park has more than 364 species of migratory birds. In Bharatpur there are many to visit like Government Museum, Laxman Temple, Lohagarh Fort, Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary and many other places. Everyone must visit at this glorious city by travelling through the Palace on Wheels luxury train.
Fatehpuri Sikri is one of the most popular historical place in India and it is located in Agra, Uttar Pradesh. Many womens would come to tomb of the Sufi Saint SalimChisti to pray for children. It is 54 metre tall. Buland Darwaaza was built here to commemorate the victory. The attracted thing of this historical monument is Buland Darwaaza. Fatehpuri Sikri is also known as a ghost town . The visiting hours of this monument are between the sunrise and sunset and it open on all days of the week. Fatehpur Sikri is one of the best weekend getaway from Agra.
Mathura is definitely one place where you would like to go. Mathura is known as the birth place of Lord Krishna and has many sites of both historical and religious significance. Shri Krishna Janma Bhumi is the most famous tourist attraction in Mathura, In Mathura there so many temples which attracts you to visit. The most important temples in town are the Dwarakadheesh Temple and Gita Mandir. Mathura is an most important pilgrimage of the Hindus and one of the most seven scared cities in India. The best time to visit Mathura during winter which is between the months of October to March.
Alwar is located at 115Km away from Jaipur, Rajasthan. It is one of the best weekend place to visit near Agra and it is popularly known as the getaway of Rajasthan. This city is famous for its jaw dropping, gardens, forts, lakes and temples. Alwar is built at the foothills of the mountain. Many Bollywood actors shoot their films. This thing attracts the tourist to visit in Alwar. The Mega trade fair is held at Dusshera ground every year. The most famous sightseeing and other tourist place in Alwar, Moosi Maharani ki Chhatri, Vinay Villa Palace, Bala Quila, and many other places is situated at Alwar city. So everyone must go at Alwar city.
Before planning your trip, know more about the Palace on Wheels route map.