Garden Villa Homestay
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TravelPod Member ReviewsGarden Villa Homestay Agra
In a gated community and very quiet. Owners friendly and obliging. Breakfast simple and sufficient. Roomy accommodation with all you need. Backup battery power as the electricity kept going off during the night. Some of the lights and the fan work on battery backup. Unfortunately the air cond goes off. However, power usually not off for too long.
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... region. The villages are third world in nature- community water wells for drinking water and washing, brick huts for homes( no satellite dishes), no indoor plumbing, lots of dust. The women were extremely well dressed in the bold colored sarees.
We stopped at a local farm home to see what rural life was like. The 80 year old ( that is what she said she thought was her age) matriarch described what crops they grew, how ...
... yesterday and explained that the building itself was built for the sole purpose of housing the tomb of Shah Jahan’s wife (and later his tomb as well). The beautiful red sandstone buildings to either side served as a guest house and a mosque respectfully, and only the Maharaja himself had ever stayed in the guest house. Absolutely no one had ever slept inside the Taj itself or used it for anything other than prayer and paying their respects to the dead ...
... and especially when there was a full moon.
Some amazing features of this work of love and beauty were the minarets which were tilted slightly outward and 40m high, the calligraphy which has larger lettering at the top to make the impression of uniform size from the base, and the 35 different semi precious stones in the white marble inlays.
We enjoyed our leisurely stroll around the beautifully manicured gardens while being serenaded ...