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... one larger one that contains the remains of the king who built the Taj Mahal and the other smaller one for his wife who died in childbirth having their 14th(!) child. That is all that is inside the building!!! Outside, there is a terrace that overlooks a river and the rest of Agra. The pictures tell most of the story, so I won't go into detail here.
From the Taj Mahal, we visited two artisan sites - both ...
... a portal between two rooms so we could hear everything the next room were saying AND their bowel movements and vice versa, the lights didn't work and more awfulness. That town and hotel actually became a running joke throughout the rest of the trip. Finally, as we were drifting off to sleep a dog started barking in the hallway. Gail and I burst out in laughter and exclaimed, "are you effen kidding me!" Agra fort was great but getting a bit forted out by now. We did go to a ...
... again. I know I can't use the token (it's already been used) , so over the gate again is the only option I can think of. Until I remembered the trick that the Africans use on the Paris Metro. I wait for someone to come along, and follow right behind them through the gate, before it closes again. As i get to the other side, another army guy with a rifle gives me an indifferent look. I already know what he must be thinking "... another bloody ...
... blaring out, it's a wedding. A pretty happy way to end the day. Looking at the photos tonight it is still evident that they cannot do justice to what you see when you're actually there. The place is amazing and we're probably going to see a lot more amazing places than Delhi somewhere down the track. Tomorrow is a 5 am start, we catch the train to Agra at 6am, hopefully we don't have to battle with huge crowds tomorrow. Namaste from Delhi. Tomorrow night a new place to talk ...
... then was still here, and I hear slightly stressed at having to reprise a recipe from a quarter of a century ago. Dinner was a Downton Abbey affair with the staff standing at the periphery, ready to leap into action if anyone made as much as a twitch in the direction of one of the dishes. Needless to say, the biryani was as good as before.
There was so much food...we shamelessly, quickly and readily accepted P's invitation to come back for lunch tomorrow, on our way to Delhi.
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
Tourist Complex Area, Agra | 3 star hotelfrom $21
V.I.P Road to Taj Mahal, Agra | 2 star hotelfrom $46
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