Insights Into Neighbourhood
Avadhpuri Colony is the residential and commercial center of Agra. Avadhpuri Colony derived its name from the markets selling iron goods. The region in the past used to have the monopoly for supplying the iron goods and implements. Even today the place is blessed some lavish markets in the city. Leather and marble works are the best buys in the region. It is connected to the eastern parts of the city by Ramratan Road and to the southern areas by Ratan Muni Road. Amba Prasad Road that passes through the locality and further connects to NH 11 allows the residents to travel within the region and inter- state. This 582 km long highway links Agra in Uttar Pradesh with Bikaner in Rajasthan through Bharatpur, Dausa, Jaipur, Sikar and Fatehpur before terminating on National Highway 15 at Bikaner. Grounded towards the centre of Avadhpuri Colony, Jaipur House is a frequently visited tourist place in the region. Along with Shahganj, Jaipur House is also an essential shopping destination near Avadhpuri Colony.