Distance Between Lucknow to Agra :
- Distance between Lucknow to Agra by Road is – 333 Kms Via Agra – Lucknow Expy (4 hr 30 min)
- Distance between Lucknow to Agra by Road is – 342 Kms Via Agra – Lucknow Expy and NH19
- Distance between Lucknow to Agra by Flight is – 293 Kms
Agra district of Uttar Pradesh is known for its historical buildings. There are many tourist places here but this district is famous for the Taj Mahal. It is situated on the banks of river Yamuna. Know everything about this district here
Tourist Places Of Agra :
Although the whole of Agra is famous for visiting, but the most beautiful is the Taj Mahal. It was built by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan.
Apart from this, there are many other tourist places including Agra’s Mehtab Bagh, Agra Fort, Fatehpur Sikri, Chini Ka Roza, Akbar’s Tomb, Jama Masjid, Buland Darwaza, Taj Museum and Bajeshwar Temple.
History Of Agra :
- According to Hindu mythology, Agra’s name was Agravan in ancient times. It was believed that this city used to be the abode of Aryans. Sultan Sikandar Lodi, the ruler of the Delhi Sultanate, founded Agra in 1504.
- Agra came to be known as Akbarabad during the Mughal period. Agra remained the capital during the reign of Akbar, Jahangir and Shah Jahan. However, Shah Jahan later shifted his capital to Shahjanabad in 1649.
- After the decline of the Mughal period, the Marathas ruled here, although the British soon captured Agra.
- Agra became the main stronghold of the revolutionaries during the revolution of 1857.
Area Of Agra :
- Agra is spread over 10863 square kilometers.
- There are 6 tehsils and 15 blocks under Agra.
- The district has 2 Lok Sabha seats and 9 assembly seats.
Language Of Agra :
Most of the Braj language is spoken in Agra, apart from this Hindi, English and Urdu are also spoken here.
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