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A Majestic Experience In Agara

May 27, 2008
For you to thoroughly enjoy Agara's beautiful sites, you can stay in some of the luxurious hotels located within this city. Located in the North sate of Uttar Pradesh, India, Agara is one of the most beautiful and well known places in the region because of its rich history. Known as the third largest city situated in Uttar Pradesh, it sits beside the Yamuna River banks.

Located in the North sate of Uttar Pradesh, India, Agara is one of the most beautiful and well known places in the region because of its rich history. Known as the third largest city situated in Uttar Pradesh, it sits beside the Yamuna River banks. This area has been mentioned in Mahabharta, an Indian Epic. In the story, it calls Agra as Agrabana, meaning "Paradise". True enough, with its rich culture and majestic landscapes and infrastructures, the city of Agara is considered as a favorite vacation spot for tourists.

One of Agara's prides is the famous Taj Mahal building. This historical site is included in the New Seven Wonders of the World as well as Agara's World Heritage Sites. Known to have been constructed for Mumtaz Mahal, the beloved and favorite wife of Mughal Badshah (king) Shah Jahan, this beautiful monument is made from marble. It is also famous for its symmetrical masterpiece surrounded with a splendid garden. Located by the Yamuna River banks, the Taj Mahal was built there by Ustad Isa, a Persian Architect. You can visit this place everyday from 6:00 AM up to 7:30 PM, except on Fridays.

Another wonderful site to visit is the Agra Fort, also known as Red Fort, which exhibits the architecture of the Mughals. This beautiful fort has a crescent shape that is flat towards the eastern portion. Its nearly straight long wall faces the river and is surrounded by double castellated rampart structures that are made up of red sandstone with intervals of bastions. It also has a total area of 2.4 km.

In addition to these beautiful sites, another must see site is the Fatephur Sikri. This grandiose place was built by Mughal Emperor Akhbar and boasts of various buildings that entails exquisite historical importance. It is also part of Agara's World Heritage Sites.

For you to thoroughly enjoy Agara's beautiful sites, you can stay in some of the luxurious hotels located within this city. The top three hotels in Agara are the following:

The Oberoi Amarvilas - Agra, Agra

Oberoi hotel is located 600 meters away from the majestic building of The Taj Mahal in Agra as well as eight miles away from the Agra Kheria Airport.

This hotel has been specially designed to provide guests with the stunning view of the Taj Mahal building. This is from its suites and guestrooms. In addition, the bar, tea lounges as well as lobby gives a beautiful view of this famous monument. Reflecting pools, terraced lawns as well as fountains, pavilions and elaborate gardens go together with the classic hotel architecture. Guests would really enjoy sightseeing tours assisted by qualified guides, outdoor heated pools, spa therapies, saunas, steam rooms and the gymnasium.

Furthermore, the Oberoi Amarvilas also provides assistance with the arrival of guests as well as the departure of their guests. They also assist in transfers for railway stations or complimentary airports, along with their round the clock dining services, complimentary shoeshine, butler services, airline ticket services, babysitting services, beauty salons, dry cleaning, laundry services, ironing, currency exchange, parking and shopping arcades among others.

Every room has its own entrance foyer, which leads to the living room area and walk-in closet. With the Burma teak floors as well as rugs that are hand knotted, a feeling of welcome and warm atmosphere is created. The room's interiors consist of an Indian-styled bed cover that has hand made woven fabrics, a luxuriously inlaid desk, a beautiful marble coffee table as well as a lavish lounge chair and ottoman. The bathrooms are made with white marble, Pilkington glass panels, with an individual shower cubicle as well as a spacious vanity counter that contains deluxe toiletries. Each room has modern amenities like satellite TV, dataports, DVD players, coffee or tea making machine, and also electronic safes.

Room Amenities

- Television (Cable/Satellite)
- Newspaper (Free)
- Air Conditioning (In Room)
- Telephone
- Daily Maid Service
- Microwave Oven
- Non-Smoking Rooms
- Television
- Coffee Maker
- Safe (In Room)
- Balcony/Terrace
- Mini-Bar

Hotel Details

- Built in 2001
- No. Of Floors - 5
- No. Of Rooms - 102
- 105 Rooms / 5 Floors
- Car Rental Desk
- Fitness Facility
- Family Rooms
- Dining
- Free Parking
- Business Center
- Meeting Room
- Shopping Mall/ Area
- Luxury
- Health Spa/Massage
- Resort
- Pool (Outdoor)

The Mughal Agra, Agra

The Mughal Hotel is located near the Agra City Center and is situated close to the fascinating Taj Mahal. Sited in an enchanted garden measuring about 35 acres, this hotel boasts of superb interiors, excellent services, exceptional cuisine, as well as modern technology, all these come together in order to make out an extraordinary and grand experience.

Room Amenities

- Air Conditioning (In Room)
- Refrigerator
- Newspaper (Free)
- Telephone
- Non-Smoking Rooms
- Television (Cable/Satellite)
- DVD/VCR
- Television
- Daily Maid Service
- Mini-Bar
- Kitchen/Kitchenette

Hotel Details

- Built in 1976
- 288 Rooms / 3 Floors
- No. Of Floors - 3
- No. Of Rooms - 285
- Free Parking
- Car Rental Desk
- Fitness Facility
- Family Rooms
- Swimming Pool
- Business Center
- Wheel Chair Access
- Tennis Court
- Dining
- Luxury
- Meeting Room
- Dry Cleaning
- Jogging Track
- Resort
- Health Club
- Pool (Outdoor)
- Pool (Children)
- Tennis (Outdoor)
- Bicycling

Taj View Hotel Agra, Agra

Taj View Hotel provides you with rooms that enable you to savour the view of Taj Mahal. This hotel is 2 kilometres away from the city centre. Their poolside is made up of white marble surrounded with beautiful palm trees. The Jhilmil coffee shop offers you with a delicious buffet as well as mouth watering a la carte. The Nazara restaurant contains delightful Indian and Chinese cuisine.

To have relaxation during your dining, an accompaniment of Indian vocal performers is there to serenade you. In addition, live piano performances are held in the lobby lounge from 7:00 AM up to 10:00 PM from Monday until Saturday. This hotel also has a shopping arcade and health club facilities.

Complimentary gymnasium use is also included, along with steam bath as well as chill shower. For transportation, you can hire a car with a personal chauffeur from this hotel. Scooter rickshaws are also available for your use throughout the city.

Room Amenities

- Air Conditioning (In Room)
- Telephone
- Refrigerator
- Newspaper (Free)
- Television (Cable/Satellite)
- Daily Maid Service
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Hotel Details

- Built in 1975
- 100 Rooms / 5 Floors
- No. Of Floors - 5
- No. Of Rooms - 100
- Family Rooms
- Fitness Facility
- Car Rental Desk
- Swimming Pool
- Business Centre
- Wheel Chair Access
- Resort
- Dining
- Hot Tub
- Meeting Room
- Shopping Mall/ Area
- Pool (Outdoor)
- Health Club
- Health Spa/Massage
- Tennis (Outdoor)
- Jogging Track
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