What To See
Other Places of Interest
Bagh area is located towards the north of Agra city. The place lies at a
distance of about 13 kms from the city center. Although it forms the peripheral
regions of the city but the place has a good influence of the city. The place is
one of the many tourist destinations in Agra. The place is sacred to the
followers of Radha Swami faith. It holds the place where the last rites of
Swamiji Maharaj were Performed. Swamiji Maharaj is the most revered spiritual
teacher among Hindus. The prime attraction of the region is the memorial of
Swamiji Maharaj. The structure is a blend of mosque, temple and gurudwara
architecture. Built in white marble the construction of the lofty structure
started on 1904 A.D. and is believed never to be ended. An institute named Radha
Swami Institute also has been erected. Every year hundreds of devotes come to
the place and pay homage to Swami Maharaj.
City of Mathura, in Uttar Pradesh, the nucleus of Brajbhoomi, is located at a
distance of 145 km south-east of Delhi and 58 km north-west of Agra.It is
understood that Mathura City is the transcendental abode of Lord Krishna. It is
not an ordinary material city, for it is eternally connected with the Supreme
Personality of Godhead.It is recognised as one of India's seven cities capable
of bestowing final beatitude. Today, it is a city of temples and shrines,
bustling with thousands of devotees who come to visit the city of Lord Krishna.
The city stretches along the right bank of the yamuna and the continuous line of
ghats along the river makes a splendid spectacle.
land where Shri Krishna was born and spent his youth, has today little towns and
hamlets that are still alive with the Krishna legend and still redolent with the
music of his flute. Vrindavan, a village once noted for its fragrant groves, is
where he spent an eventful youth. There are numerous other little spots in the
area that still reverberate with the enchantment of Shri Krishna.
Bharatpur Bird Sanctury
The Keoladeo National Park or Keoladeo
Ghana National Park formerly known as the Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary in Rajasthan,
India is a famous sanctuary that sees (or saw) thousands of rare and highly
endangered birds such as the Siberian Crane come here during the winter season.
Over 230 species of birds are known to have made the National Park their home.
It is also a major tourist centre with scores of ornithologists arriving here in
the hibernal season. It was declared a protected sanctuary in 1971. It is also a
declared World Heritage Site.
patna bird sanctury.
very name evokes a picture of a land untamed, raw and powerful. A land that over
the centuries has harboured countless mavericks from blue-blooded kings to
self-styled rulers of the wild.The river safari is a unique experience, unlike
anything on the Indian wildlife circuit. The boat ride on the calm waters of the
Chambal, combined with the dramatic landscape and close-up views of the amazing
abundance of wildlife are the highlights of the river safari. The National
Chambal Sanctuary is home to the Gharial, the rare and highly endangered
Gangetic Dolphin, Marsh Crocodiles (Muggers), eight species of Turtles, Smooth
Coated Otters, Indian Striped Hyenas, Jungle Cats, Golden Jackals, Indian Wolves
and foxes amongst others. A birdwatcher's paradise, the sanctuary currently
boasts of over 316 species of resident and migratory birds including large
nesting colonies of the Indian Skimmer, the Greater Thick-knee, the Small
Pratincole and Lapwings.
Kailash templeKailash Temple is situated in Sikandra, at the river Yamuna.It is
Lord Shiva Temple.
Mankameshwar TempleMankameshwar Temple is at Rawatpara. It is dedicated to Lord
Shiva. Every Monday in the Hindu month of "sawan" is considered very auspicious
and scores of devotees visit the temple during this time.
Balkeshwar TempleBalkeshwar Temple is at river side of Yamuna, it is a temple of
Guru ka Taal
Guru Ka Taal is the most revered place of the Sikh's located in Agra. The place
is said to be visited by four of the ten gurus of the Sikhs. The gurudwara has
been built over the stop where Guru Tegh Bahadur offered his arrest to the
Mughal king Aurangzeb. The splendid gurudwara which stands in the precincts of
Sikandra is due to the noble contributions and efforts of Sant Sadhu Singh Mauni
during 1970's. The place is an important pilgrim place for Sikhs and every year
thousands of devotees flock into the Agra city. For these people the land out
there is blessed.