Places to visit near Agra, Tourist Attractions near Agra

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Keetham Lake

Keetham Lake (also known as Sur Sarovar), is situated about 23 kilometres from Agra. This place is a beautiful picnic spot, having an impressive variety of aquatic life and water birds.

Mathura and Vrindavan

Mathura and Vrindavan are known as the cities of temples, dedicated to the stages of the lord Krishna’s life and have a great religious importance. Mathura is the birth place of Lord Krishna and is just an hour's drive by car from Agra.

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Bateshwar Temple

Bateshwar temple of Lord Shiva situated on the west bank of Yamuna, is situated at a distance of 70 km from Agra. Numerous ghats along with numerous white painted temples are worth seeing.

Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary

Bharatpur bird sanctuary is one of the finest water bird sanctuaries in the world; it is a ornithologist's paradise and a favorite destination for tourists.

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Patna Bird Vihar Sanctuary

About 1.5 hours drive from Agra by road; Patna bird vihar sanctuary is a very small bird sanctuary with a wetland area of only 1 km. In this protected sanctuary, about 200,000 birds of 300 different species are found frequently; especially during the winter season.

Sariska Wildlife Sanctuary

Sariska wildlife sanctuary is one of the last surviving densely forested tracts along the Aravalli mountain range. The forest is rich in avifauna, woodpeckers, partridges, quails, owls, treepies and several species of raptors.

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Chambal Safari

Chambal valley is declared a natural sanctuary, with migratory birds, wildlife-Gharial, Marsh crocodiles, the highly endangered Gangetic Dolphin and rare birds like the Indian Skimmer.

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