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Agra City

Introduction
Agra tourism Agra is a historical city. It is in scripted in Mahabharat too. In Vedic age Agra was called as Agravena. It was once the capital of Mughal Empire. Since Shahjahan could not stay in the land after the death of his beloved wife, he shifted the capital to Delhi. Agra is located on the western banks of the river, Yamuna. It is about 200 km away from the capital of the country, New Delhi. People think Agra is just for Taj Mahal. But, it is an enthusiast place that would put you in awe. Agra was the capital of the great Akbar. Thus, there are a lot of architectural marvels to enjoy here that are related to Persian style. The iconic tourism destination is the world wonder, Taj Mahal. Apart from this, you can find tombs of various kinds, religious places, Yamuna River and water related activities in the river.

History
Though the heritage of Agra city is linked with the Mughal dynasty, numerous other rulers also contributed to the rich past of this city. Modern Agra was founded by Sikandar Lodhi. Babar introduced the concept of square Persian-styled gardens here. Emperor Akbar built the Agra fort and Fatehpur Sikri near Agra. Fatehpur Sikri remained his capital for around fifteen years after which the city was left isolated in mysterious circumstances. Jahangir beautified Agra with palaces and gardens despite spending most of his time in Kashmir with which he was passionately attached. Agra came to its own when Shahjahan ascended to the throne of Mughal Empire. He marked the zenith of Mughal architecture, when he built the Taj in memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. Shahjahan was dethroned in 1658 by his son, Aurangzeb who imprisoned him in the Agra Fort. Aurangzeb shifted the capital back to Agra till his death. After the death of Aurangzeb, Mughal Empire could not touch its peak and many regional kingdoms emerged. The post-Mughal era of Agra saw the rule of the Jats, Marathas and finally the British taking over the city.

Today's Agra
Agra is one among 75 Districts of Uttar Pradesh state of India. Agra is district headquarters. Agra district is a part of Agra division. Mathura District is in the North of Agra, Dholpur of Rajasthan State is on the South, In the East there is Firozabad District and Bharatpur is in the West. In Agra Maximum Temperature in Summer is 45°C and minimum temperature is about 21.9°C and in Winter maximum temperature is 31.7°C and minimum temperature is about 4.2°C. Best season for tourist is from October to March. The Agra district is divided into Six Tehsils and 15 Blocks. Total number of Nayay Panchayats in the district is 114 while Gram Sabhas stands at 636. The total populated villages are 904. The total number of police stations in the district is 41 out of which 16 are in urban area and 25 are in rural area. The total number of Railway Stations (including Halts) is 29 and Bus Stands/Bus Stops are 144. Total number of Broad Gauge lines is 196 K.M. and Meter Gauge is 35 K.M.

City Economy
Agra is more popular for Tourism industry but still their are many other aspects who play important role in Agra city economy. It is just 200 kms from Delhi due to which, business sector of city is well developed. Here we can find large number of small scale manufacturing units who saw Delhi as their main market place. They purchase raw materials from whole-sale markets of Delhi and do the manufacturing at Agra and then sell it in Delhi market. Leather industry, garments industry is well developed here. A lot of manufacturing plants and industry related wholesale markets are important in Agra. Agra Industries are doing a fine job in various fields. Producers and dealers of Agra deal in different products and have a vast market to support them. But, the cities industrial base also produces automobiles, leather goods, handicrafts and stone carving. The leather industry is among the most traditional and original industries of Agra. Agra has a good number of apparel and garment manufacturers and exporters. Some of the leading names in the industry are Kamlesh Exports, Jsn International; India Craft etc. Agra has also developed a thriving export business. Agra has developed an important market for the automobile industry. Anil Diesels, Benara Auto, Harvest Group of Industries and Malloys India are some of the major players of the automobile industry in Agra. Apart from business sector, large city population belongs to service sector also. They are the main supporting hands for manufacturing units. Here Tourism industry seems more highlighted and plays important role in city economy. May be we can see their limited direct impact but indirectly their impact is more. While visiting Central, Western and Southern Agra, we will find great presence of hotels in different categories. These hotels generated large number of jobs for local citizens. Similarly we can notice the presence of large number of tourist cabs in city which shows the importance to tourism in city economy. Small scale industries producing various leather garments, developing craft items, stone carved items, gem-stones, handicraft items are mainly dependent upon tourism industry. Thus we can say that tourism and closeness from Delhi, plays important role in running Agra city economy.

Tourism
Agra is counted among tourism cities of India. Presence of Taj Mahal in Agra city, makes it special and place it in top of the must visit place of India. Any tourist coming to India for first time, prefers to visit Agra on mandatory basis as without visiting Taj Mahal, tour is concluded incomplete. Apart from Taj Mahal, here we can visit to Agra Fort, Fatehpur Sikri, Sikandara, Itimad Ud Daulah, Chini ka rauza, Mehtab garden etc. Here any tourist can easily spend two full-day while doing Agra city tour. City is located on the bank of Yamuna rive thus Mughal empire find it most suitable place to declare it as their capital city and ruled over major part of India. It was main power and political center of India for a long time thus get ample of time to develop and grow. Presence of large number of hotels proves that tourism plays important role in city economy and it is the main identity of this city. Here tourists can find good quality and value for money hotels options. Almost all of the hotels are offering promising service at very good rate. Similarly tourist cab sector is also very well developed due to its closeness from Delhi and surrounded by large number of popular tourist destinations like Bharatpur, Mathura, Ranthambore, Jaipur, Gwalior etc. It is very well connected by road network from Delhi and Rajasthan due to which it is having the ability to grow further and reach new heights.

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