Loha Mandi

Loha Mandi

Loha Mandi is located to the west of the city center. The place is the residential and commercial center of Agra. The place is close to Jaipur House.

Accessibility

  • Loha Mandi is about 7 km from the city center and about 5 km from Idgah Bus Stand. The roadways provide an easy access into the township. It is also very close to St. John's Crossing as well as local transport directly available for Bodla crossing.
  • Raja Ki Mandi is the nearest railway station and is about 3 km from the place. It is situated towards the east of Loha Mandi.
  • Agra Airport lies south of Loha Mandi. The airport is about 7 km far from the place.

History

Loha Mandi was the Hub of Iron trade and also for Iron based product, hence the name Loha Mandi which literally means Place for Iron trade. Even today the market has many shops which deals in Iron. The market has expended and there are all shops selling all sorts of items.

To do

Loha Mandi is still essentially a shopping destination. Jaipur House and Shahganj are some of the popular destinations where leather and marble products are available.

See also

External links

  • http://agra.clickindia.com/areas/lohamandi.html
  • http://www.mapsofindia.com/agra/loha-mandi.html

References