Introduction
Jalgaon is a city and a municipal board in Agra district in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India.The historical city was constructed by Mughal emperor Akbar beginning in 1570 and served as the empire's capital from 1571 until 1585, when it was abandoned for reasons that remain unclear. The surviving palace and mosque are a tourist attraction and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.Today, Fatehpur Sikri is a deserted, phantom city. But the inner citadel is immaculately preserved. Its walls, palaces, baths, royal mint,courts and gardens still stand in splendidhomage to a great visionary and builder. The heart of the palace complex however, is verymuch alive.
Area 68.8 sq km
Altitude 169 metres above sea level
Temperature Summer-21.0 C-46.0 C Winter-10.0 C-32.0 C
Languages Marathi, Ahirani, Hindi, and English
STD Code 0257
Rainfall > 690.2 mm average yearly
Best Time to Visit September to March

Jalgaon Map



How to get there
1. Air :- Nearest airport is at Aurangabad (151 km); Airports at Pune (377 km) and Mumbai (425 km) are other nearby ones.

2. Rail:-Connected by rail, with a station at Jalgaon (important broad gauge route and a narrow gauge line). Connected to Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Calcutta, Surat too by rail.
3. Road:-State highways and roads link district headquarters at Jalgaon to all 15 tahsils and towns. National highway (No 6) passes through Jalgaon.


Places to Visit
Ajanta Caves Ellora
Omkareshwar Temple Kusumba Goshala


Excursion
Shirsoli Lake Patnadevi Temple Suki Dam
Langda Amba Kusumba Goshala Unapdev
Rameshwaram


Accommodation
Hotel Cozy Cottage Hotel Amar Prem Hotel Dream Land