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... ground. The majority of the fort is still used by the Indian army. There were some amazing sandstone carvings in the pillars of Hindu deities done by the Muslim Mughal emperors in respect to the local Hindu population and their Hindu wives. The Hall of Private audiences was impressive and consisted of a lovely discrete courtyard where the Mughal emperors could entertain travelling dignitaries. The fort was all the more impressive as there were two moats around the fort, an inner ...
... and some of the locals entertained us with music and local brew at night making for a great trip.
I went from a very sweaty and hot Kolkata to a cool Dajeeling in the mountains, 12 hours by train to New Jaipalguri, followed by 3 hours by jeep to Dajeeling. Being on the Tibetan border
Darjeeling is very different from what I have experienced of India thus far. It was cold, very cold at night. I went for a ride in The Dajeeling Steam train, “The Toy ...
... the Taj definitely looks like an Ice cream, yes?? Mr Whippy style?? Apparently it’s just me, but this is one of the more creative (or childish) photos we ended up taking among many other serious ones. We then hopped back into the same Tuk Tuk (who originally said we wouldn’t wait for us as he was busy!) and gain some friends including a guy who had been in the park from sunrise to sunset taking photos, now that is dedication!
... be built. The mausoleum and the rest of the complex was completed in1653. The emperor, Jahan, was overthrown by his son in 1688 and imprisoned in Agra Fort, probably because he was spending the kids' inheritance! The old man died in 1666, and was then buried underneath the Taj with the bride! I wonder if he knew that over three million people visit him and her every year!
We spent the rest of the afternoon ...
... highly skilled workers. Today, it is recognized as one of the most beautiful architectural works in the world; it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. For one member of our travel group, today's visit to the Taj was the last unfulfilled item on his “bucket list.”
Leaving the Taj Mahal we made a visit to a local marble shop where the semiprecious stone inlay technique used in construction of the Taj was demonstrated. Of course we also had the opportunity ...
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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, Agra | Hotelfrom $40
East Gate, Taj Ganj, Agra | Hotelfrom $11
Chowk Kagziyan,South Gate, Agra | Hotelfrom $11