Tourist Places near Agra

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Tourist Destinations Near Agra

  • MathuraSituated at a distance of 58 km from Agra, Mathura is famous as the birthplace of Krishna. mathura-ghat160x140Now it is one of the major pilgrimage centers for the Hindus and has become a prominent spiritual tourist attraction in India. Shri Krishna Janam Bhumi, Vishram Ghat, Dwarkadheesh Temple, Gita Mandir are some of the places which find a connection to life of Krishna and are visited by their followers.
 
  • Fatehpur SikriFatehpur Sikri sits on rocky ridge, 3 kilometresaleem-chisti-dargah160x140s (1.9 mi) in length and 1 km (0.62 mi) wide and palace city is surrounded by a 6 km (3.7 mi) wall on three sides with the fourth bordered by a lake. Its architects were Tuhir Das and Dhruv Chawla and was constructed using Indian principles. The buildings of Fatehpur Sikri show a synthesis of various regional schools of architectural craftsmanship such as Gujarat and Bengal.
  • GokulGokul is located 15 km south-east of Mathura. Hindus believe that Lord Krishna spent his childhood in Gokula.mehndipur balaji160x140Gokul is the quaint town of cowherds where Lord Krishna was brought up by his foster mother Yasodha. It is a fascinating trip where you can see the places where Lord Krishna performed his miracles and also have a look at some of the relics from those times. Two must visits at Gokul are Gokulnath Temple and Ramanreti where pilgrims roll on the sand seeking blessings.
  • Gwalior : Gwalior became a prominent place for religious practices, cultures and other disciplines coming up during that time in the country. During 6th century BC Gwalior was ruled by the Naad dynasty of Pataliputra.gwalior-fort-city160x140 During the first century AD Gwalior came under Naga Dynasty.[6] From the carving found at Pawaya it has been discovered that the kushanas ruled the city till the 3rd century AD. After that it came under the Guptas till 467 AD. During the 5th century, The Kannauj of Gurar-Pratihara Dynasty ruled Gwalior and played a prominent role in shaping its history. From 700–740 AD Gwalior (fondly called then as Gopal Giri) became the capital of Kannauj. A Magnificent Sun Temple was created at the fort hill during that period.
  • Mehandipur Balaji : The temple is situated near Todabhim, Karauli district of the Indian state of Rajasthan. The village is situated at the border of two districts- Karauli and Dausa. And the temple is also divided as half and another half in districts by border. The Ram Temple in front of main temple is also karoli devi160x140divided the same.
  • Kaila Devi Temple ( Karauli ) : The temple is dedicated to the tutelary deity, Goddess Kaila Devi, of the erstwhile princely Jadon Rajput rulers of the Karauli state.It is a marble structure with a large courtyard of a checkered floor. In one place are a number of red flags planted by devotees.
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