Places To Visit Around Delhi

The popular destinations around Delhi consists of some of the finest cities that the tourists will enjoy visiting.

Agra  
Location: In Northwestern Uttar Pradesh, India
Temperature: Summer 45°C to 30°C, Winter 25 °C to 3 °C
Best time to visit: October to March
Must Visits: Taj Mahal and Agra Fort
Languages spoken: Hindi, Urdu and English
STD Code: +91-562


Agra, a famous city located in the state of Uttar Pradesh is popular worldwide for the Taj Mahal which is one of the Seven Wonders of the World apart from other forts and monuments.

Agra is at a distance of approximately 204 km to the south of Delhi. The city of Agra in India dates back to the rule of Mughals and was founded by Badal Singh in the year 1475.In fact, it even served as their capital in 16th
and early 17th centuries. It was during the reign of the Mughal Empire that the city was the most developed and acquired the magnificent monuments, it now boasts of.

Agra Fort, Sikandra Fort, JamaMasjid and famous gardens like Rambagh, Mughal gardens and Mehtab Gardens are worth a visit.

Last but not the least; visits to some of the oldest bazaars will complete your tours to Agra. These bazaars offer some exotic goods such as metal wares, leather goods, marble works, rugs and carpets and many more. Tourists never wear out when shopping in Agra.

Mathura  

Location:

In the Northwestern Uttar Pradesh, India

Temperature:

Summer 45°C to 30°C, Winter 25 °C to 3 °C

Best time to visit:

October to March

Languages  spoken:

Hindi, Braj Bhasha and English

STD Code:

+91-565


Mathura is the land of Krishna. Situated on the western banks of river Yamuna, it lies at a distance of approximately 145 km southeast of Delhi and 58 km to the northwest of Agra.
The place has been the birthplace of Lord Krishna. It is also the place where he spent his childhood, adolescenthood and last years of his life. The most important tourist spot in Mathura is the Krishna Janambhoomi temple.
The temple lies in the very heart of the city and is supposed to have been built on the site where Lord Krishna was born. The temple houses the stone slab that is the exact site of his birth. Dwarkadhish temple that falls in the way to Yamuna is another important tourist spot. The temple remains brimming with tourists round the year.


Jaipur  
Location Central Rajasthan, 259 Km from Delhi, the Capital of India
Must Visits Amber Fort, Jaigarh Fort, Hawa Mahal, City Palace, Jantar Mantar, Birla Temple
Temperature Max 45 ºC, Min 26 ºC (summer); Max 22 ºC, Min 08 ºC (winter)
Languages Spoken Hindi, Rajasthani and English
Best time to visit October to March
STD Code +91-141

The city of Jaipur is the capital of Rajasthan and is situated at a distance of approximately 260 km from Delhi. Literally meaning the city of victory, it is one of the three cities of the famous golden triangle of India.

Jaipur, India is also known as the "Pink City" and was founded by Sawai Jai Singh. He hired the services of a Bengali architect, Vidhyadhar Bhattacharya, who built it as per the Hindu treatise, Shilp Shastra.
When in Jaipur you must visit the grand monuments

like the Hawa Mahal, City Palace ,Amber Fort,Jantar Mantar, Jaigarh Fort, Nahargarh Fort, Govind Deoji Mandir, Rambagh Palace, Jantar Mantar Kanak Valley and Laxmi Naryan Temple. Jaipur is a place exuding royal heritage and extravagant richness. It is also the arts and crafts capital of the princely state of Rajasthan. Shopping in the colourful and chaotic streets of Jaipur for souvenirs like silver jewellery, precious and semi-precious stones such as diamonds, topaz and emeralds, embroidered clothing and quilts, block printed textiles, lacquered brass work, leather footwear, miniature marble carvings and blue potteries can be adventurous. Besides shopping one can also watch the skilful artisans at work.
The cuisines of Rajasthan are very diverse and reflect the past royalty of the state, and thus dining can be a unique experience at the city.



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