Monday, 31 October 2011

Balkeshwar Mahadev Mandir, Agra

This is one of the ancient temple of Shiva in Agra

Agra is the famous city not only in India but also all over world, for the wonder of the world the Taj Mahal. Agra contains two other UNESCO World Heritage sites first is Fatehpur Sikri and second Agra fort. Every day many foreign and domestic people come to see Taj Mahal. Any body can not see Taj Mahal on Moday because only this day close for public. Agra located in Uttar Parades state; this is 200KM. far in south direction from Delhi and distance from Jaipur city 235KM. in east direction. Agra a part of Indian golden triangle tour destination, other two are Delhi and Jaipur. 
Major festivals & events of Agra are Bateshwar fair, Ram barat, Taj Mahotsav , Kailash fair, Sheetla fair and Urs (fatehpur sikri). Agra's famous Parks and gardens are Alasi(lazy) bagh, Grape garden (anguri bagh), Ram bagh, Dayalbagh, Mehtab bagh and Taj Mahal gardens. Popular Temples in Agra are Balkeshwar temple, Kailash temple, Mankameshwar temple, Prithvinath temple, Rajeshwar temple, Shyam ji maharaj temple, Mahakal and mahakali temple and Rawli maharaj temple. For entertainment & recreation Agra has many tourist destination as bird watching, cinemas, theaters, golf and Taj Mahal and fatehpur sikri etc. here available many big shopping markets and shopping malls; you can see Taj Mahal in the Moon night so you go to visit on full The Moon time. Agra located on hot climate area; it's Nov. to Feb average Min. temperature 8C and Max. 22C and April to Oct. average Min. temperature 22C and Max. can go on 43C. Agra fifty percent economy depends on tourist; Agra is also an education hub of Uttar Pradesh states after Allahabad city. Agra's University and colleges are Agra University, Dayalbagh Educational Institute, Central Institute of Hindi, Institute of Engineering & Technology Khandari, Sarojini Naidu Medical College, St. John's College, Anand Engineering College andB.M.A.S Engineering College. Agra tourist information centre are available on airport and railway junction.


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