Ashoka Hotel

Near Rajamandi Station Delhi Gate, Agra, Uttar Pradesh, 282002, India | Hotel
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Agra

A travel blog entry by mersonjames

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Our anniversary. And what better way to start the day than to look out to see the Taj Mahal in the distance. We are up at six to meet Manoj and Pawan for our visit to the Taj. Pawan has taken Manoj to the hotel but is not allowed any closer in a diesel car. Only electric or LPG vehicles are allowed nearer than this as part of pollution control measures to protect the marble from further damage. Several years ago all factories which emitted smoke were also ...

Burning bodies, the Dalai Lama and the Taj Mahal

A travel blog entry by campbell-louw

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... yourself. It is freezing that time of the morning and it was great that there were ladies walking around selling chai tea and coffee. I am not a big zoo fan, but the Dajeerling zoo was unique, having animals from the surroundings not often seen e.g.snow leopard, Himalayan wolf and red pandas and having a breeding
program to restock some of these animals in the wild. The Dajeerling Mountaineering institute was nice, especially if you are going to do some trekking, ...

The Taj Mahal

A travel blog entry by outbounders

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... watching the action packed Bollywood chaos occurring across the street. We saw the stunt doubles rehearse fight scenes, suspension cranes, and Arjun Kapoor - the newest bollywood hunk! We talked to a few locals and he is part of India's biggest family acting dynasty, his Uncle was in Slum Dog Millionaire!

Back on the bus, this time we finally managed to get tickets on a A/C tourist bus!

Next stop Sri Lanka...





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India - Agra

A travel blog entry by tereza-gonzalo

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... 8217;t ask him to stop either, the conditions there were just shocking.

We kept on moving until we reached Mehtab Bagh which is a garden right across the river behind the Taj Mahal. We brought our flags because we weren’t sure if we were going to be allowed to take pictures inside the Taj Mahal. So we took advantage of not being inside and took our typical pictures with flags here. The garden itself was quite nice with some crowds of young Indian couples ...

Day 7- Orphanage-Agra Fort-Shopping-Taj Mahal

A travel blog entry by edmontonalberta

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... and precious stones by the family of the Raja of Gwalior, one of them the famous Koh-i-Noor. The heyday of Agra came with the reign of Humayun's son, Akbar the Great. During his reign, the main part of the Agra Fort was built. The Red Fort of Agra is a powerful fortress founded in 1565 by the Emperor Akbar (1556-1605) on the right bank of the Yamuna; it is placed today on the north-west extremity of the Shah Jahan Gardens which surround the Taj Mahal and ...

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This hotel, located on Near Rajamandi Station Delhi Gate, Agra, is near Jama Masjid - Fatehpur Sikri, Buland Darwaza, Johbhai Palace, and Diwan-I-Kas.
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