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... who sped us off to the Hotel Maya. We got talking on the way and he was so informative about visiting the Taj Mahal and what to do in Agra - after dumping our bags we asked him to take us to the train station to arrange our train ticket from Agra to Delhi. He told us which windows to queue at and what times the trains were, all round a great guy and afterwards he even drove us to the bazaar to find the Nepal guidebook we've been lucking for. Feeling very productive ...
... Mumtaz Mahal. Unlike his grandfather, Shah Jahan tended to have buildings made from white marble, often inlaid with gold or semi-precious gems. He destroyed some of the earlier buildings inside the fort to make his own.
At the end of his life, Shah Jahan was deposed and restrained by his son, Aurangzeb, in the fort. Shah Jahan died in Muasamman Burj, a tower with a marble balcony with a view of the Taj ...
... wear dohtis or anything similar, which, on reflection is probably just as well…….
We then made a rapid beeline back to Delhi and the inevitable traffic jams as we were booked on an early train up into the Himalayas and Shimla on the following morning. We were full of anticipation and the trip had seemed to take on a momentum of its own with no respite from the excitement and unpredictability. We were soon to find even more of the ...
... about sitting past 6 for the bus to arrive so I could have stayed until sunset at the taj after all. I understand it is complicated to organize all these changes but I don't see how Bishol could have honestly thought we would be on the road in two hours when it ended up taking more than 6 to sort everything out and it impacted a really important day for more than half the group. Once we got the bus at least we found out we would each get a pair of seats ...
... by UNESCO as a World Heritage site.
Despite a rough start to our visit to Fatepur Sikri caused by a really ****** guide we were pressured into hiring (long story - suffice to say we had a momentary lapse in India traveler savy), it was a great visit. Our day was saved by dumping the guide and renting the available audio guide. We have used the audio guides at several historic sites, and they have been generally excellent (some equipment ...
Other places to stay in Agra
Taj Ganj, Agra | 5 star hotelfrom $68
- Beautiful hotel
- A Sheraton with a view of the Taj Mahal
- Good hotel though slightly disappointing...
Fatehabad Road, Agra | 5 star hotelfrom $69
- Only average
- So-So Experience
- Horrible excuse for a luxury hotel
54, Taj Road, Agra | 5 star hotelfrom $51
- Better than Clarks Jaipur
- Quite satisfactory
- Very Servicable Hotel
Fatehabad Road, Agra | 4 star hotelfrom $71
- Comfortable hotel, elegant rooms, lovely setting, excellent food and service
- Quite nice..
- Another decent Hilton
Taj East Gate, Agra | 5 star hotelfrom $271
- Definitely worth the expense
- The Only Place to Stay in Agra(vation)!
Taj Ganj, Fatehabad Road , Agra | 3 star hotelfrom $64
- Loved the Taj i
- Perfectly adequate & good service
- A Good Deal
181/2 Fatehabad road, Agra | 3 star hotelfrom $48
16/2/8, Commercial Complex, Agra | 3 star hotelfrom $42
Fatehabad Road, Agra | 3 star hotelfrom $44
- Great Hotel
- Howard Park is an oasis in city of chaos.
- Good value for the money
Fatehabad Road, Agra | 2 star hotelfrom $26
Fatehabad Road, Agra | 1 star hotelfrom $27
Fatehabad Road, Agra | 3 star hotelfrom $45
137, Station Road, Agra Cantt, Agra | 3 star hotelfrom $23
6B The Mall Road, Agra | 2 star hotelfrom $37
263 Station Road, Agra | 2 star hotelfrom $12
Near TDI Mall, Opp Hotel Trident, Agra | 3 star hotelfrom $31
181/1, Tourist Complex Area, Agra | 2 star hotelfrom $13
V.I.P Road to Taj Mahal, Agra | 2 star hotelfrom $46
Tourist Complex Area, Agra | 3 star hotelfrom $21
Pratappura Crossing, M.G. Road, Agra | 2 star hotelfrom $34
Shaid Nagar Crossing, Shamshabad Rd, Agra | 2 star hotelfrom $13
1, Amarlok, Taj Link Road, Near Shilp Gram Parking, Agra | 3 star hotelfrom $22
Western Gate, Agra | 1 star hotelfrom $10
Block 36, Sanjay Place, Agra | Hotelfrom $40
East Gate, Taj Ganj, Agra | Hotelfrom $11
Chowk Kagziyan,South Gate, Agra | Hotelfrom $11