Alaura Lodge

M G Road, Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Agra

Burning bodies, the Dalai Lama and the Taj Mahal

A travel blog entry by campbell-louw

28

... for a long time, unfortunately I hopelessly overpaid for the most uncomfortable fake CK boxers that only lasted a wash or two. After consulting with google and trip advisor I went to the
highly rated “Backpackers” travel service on Sudderstreet, owned by three brothers. The guys were friendly and helpful and I booked a 3 day boat tiger safari in the Sundarban reserve leaving the following morning. The 3 day trip was a great experience; it was a long ride ...

The Taj Looks like an Ice Cream...oh & Delhi again

A travel blog entry by shellyandmarts

64

... the receptionist was the loudest person in India (a hard title to gain I might add) we headed straight to a park facing the Taj for some sunset pics. Now all Tuk Tuk drivers are crazy, but this was possibly one of the craziest we had met yet, driving at great speeds through the Agra streets. He was however also the friendliest, so we agreed to pretend to shop in a posh shop for 5 minutes for him to get commission (to be spent on beer he explained) and ...

Agra and the Taj Mahal

A travel blog entry by fernbob

7

... We would be going to the site the next day, early, before the buses arrive.

There is not much one can say about this mausoleum! It is everything they say about it, a magnificent work of art as well as the most beautiful building in the world! We arrived early, so the guide took the time to show us the translucence of the marble and semiprecious stones by putting a flashlight against them. The marble ...

The Taj Mahal and Red Fort

A travel blog entry by bob_and_lana

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... on the banks of the Yaumna River where Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan and this third wife Mumtaz Mahal are entombed. The Emperor commissioned the construction of the Taj when his wife died during the delivery of her 14th child during their 17th year of marriage.

The Taj Mahal is widely considered a “monument to love,” but many of us wondered if impregnating his wife with 14 children over a 17-year period is really a testament to ...

The Taj

A travel blog entry by donnaterman

9

... built next to the Taj, so the workers could pray very close by. Since symmetry was an essential element of beauty, a building exactly like the mosque was built on the opposite side of the Taj. The second building was named "the guest house", though it was never used. Really, it's sole function is to provide ...

Location

This hotel, located on M G Road, Agra, is near Jama Masjid - Fatehpur Sikri, Buland Darwaza, Johbhai Palace, and Diwan-I-Kas.
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