Tourist Village Kachhpura: Agra beyond Taj
“There is more to Agra than the TAJ; there is more to Taj than the TAJ itself”.
The other side of the Taj across the river Yamuna where Mughal History has been written in edicts of stone, the river Yamuna lined with the residences of mobility was the artery, the very lifeline, which fostered the development of Mughal Agra. By weaving together these heritage relics a historic experiences of Mughal Agra has been created as “Kachhpura Tourist village”.
For the tourists who wish to go beyond the conventional routes or if you are short on time yet wish to explore the precincts of Agra beyond the Taj, a walk through Kachhpura village takes you through the various monuments of Mughal Era in midst of rural setting intertwined with the communities along with stunning view of the Taj.
Tourist Village Kachhpura offers a Mughal Heritage Walk with an experience of the Mughal era with its “NATURAL AND RUSTIC SETTING” View of rare “RICH ARCHITECTURAL HERIATGE” and feel of the “LIVING TRADITIONS”. The youth from the community, trained as tour facilitator, provide both historical facts and anecdotes. Experience the Kachhpura tourist village and explore some lesser known monuments in the shadow of the Taj and Red fort.
For an everlasting impression of the heritage of Agra observe the traditional and local craft souvenirs made by women in the community. For those who may wish to avail of the extended hospitality of Kachhpura people, there is a provision for Tea Terrace with a view of Taj with standard, comfortable, clean, affordable, and safe facilities. The whole village walk through India’s Mughal History and amiable people is an unforgettable experience.
The walk is facilitated by the community youth, trained as Tour facilities, who provide both historical facts and anecdotes.
A detail route map of tourist village Kachhpura is shown below:-
MAIN ATTRACTION OF KACHHPURA TOURIST VILLAGE:
The main attractions of the village include:
TIMING: 09.00 AM to 06.00 PM
TARIFF: INR 1250 for Adult, INR 750 for child up to 12 years.
HOW TO REACH: Kachhpura is easily approachable by visitors coming from Delhi continuing on NH-2 and taking a right from Ram Bagh Crossing and moving straight 3km crossing Etmad-ud-Daula and Railway Godown. For visitors already in the city can reach Kachhpura through the new bridge near the Redfort and taking right from the Railway Godown.
MEETING POINT: Entrance of Gyarah Sidi enroute Mehtab Bagh
VALIDITY: This package is available throughout the year
CONTACT FOR BOOKING:
Centre for Urban and regional Excellence (CURE)
Room No- 313, IInd Floor, Agra Nagar Nigam
Agra, 282002, Uttar Pradesh
Phone No: 0562-4007943
Mob: 09719419331, 09719045533, 09259482266, 00759235246