The city of Agra is located in the northern part of India in the state of Uttar Pradesh. The city is almost 200 km away from the national capital New Delhi. Agra is well known for its beautiful and marvelous monuments and historical buildings like Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri which are all near by each other. All these destinations have been included by UNESCO as a part of World Heritage Sites.
Apart from these, Agra has many other places of immense beauties and architectural brilliance. These places include Sikandra, Ram Bagh, Jahangir Mahal, Itmad Daulah Tomb and Jama Masjid. The tourism industry has really kicked in this part of the country due to its many monuments and other tourist spots visited by them. Some of the big brands like The Taj, The Oberoi etc have opened up many hotels and resorts in the city for the tourists. All the building up of this infrastructure has resulted in favor of Agra as it helped in developing the city and also gave many jobless people job especially in the tourism and hotel industries. The place is also a prime location for two other businesses which are leather industry and automobile parts manufacturing companies.
How to reach Agra from New Delhi:
You can travel by air, train or road transportation. It is connected to the capital by all means very well. The best suited way to travel to Agra is by air as its least time consuming and safe. The flight normally takes less than an hour to travel between the cities. All carriers like Spice Jet, Kingfisher Airlines, Jet Konnect, IndiGo etc provide flights on this route on daily bases. You can book tickets, watch for flight time table and choose other accommodations on company's online site or ant online booking portal.