Grand Hotel Agra

137, Station Road, Agra Cantt, Agra, Uttar Pradesh, 282001, India | 3 star hotel
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Pondicherry pondicherry didn't do much to ...

A travel blog entry by hans

Pondicherry Pondicherry didn't do much to us. It's a town. The architecture still shows that it used to be French. It has a post-office. palace hotel (opposite Amala lodge) rented us a room for Rs 400 and then turned off the Air-conditioning and demanded extra money. Fortunately the only (relatively) bad experience we had we hotels in India. We …

One of the reasons to visit India

A travel blog entry by tomandgem

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... structure stands at the end of symmetrical gardens and water way. Within is the crypt (mausoleum) of Shah Jahan and his wife. The doors entering the crypt are lined with passages from the Koran. The detail was magnificent and we were surprised to learn that the four towers on the corners are at a slight angle away from the crypt - possibly in case if they crumbled, they would fall away from the mausoleum. We spent a few hours here observing the great ...

Off to see the Taj

A travel blog entry by hanush

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... had described a set of steps (a ghat) next to the Taj leading down to the Yamuna, where bodies were cremated in funeral pyres. We went to have a look, but things must have changed somewhat since the 1980s, as all we found were a group of bored (but very friendly) soldiers guarding the riverbank. They told us the nearest ghat was several kilometres upstream.

The next day we shot back to Agra (this train was much easier, but quite crowded, I had to sit up top ...

Indian Trains: The Ups and Downs

A travel blog entry by zoeandnick

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... postcards tucked in the back. It's certainly a culture shock, especially since I am fairly antisocial around strangers (despite also wanting to learn more about people's lives) but somehow it's impossible to be angry or offended by it because it is the same unfettered curiosity that we find so lovable in children.

I also have to mention the chai sellers who come on the train at each station. For 7p, I had the best cup of tea in my life, and anyone who has drunk ...

The day of the Taj....

A travel blog entry by jocritchley1989

... soaking up the culture and enjoying the architecture when some young boys approach us and stand in the way of our shot. They demand we take their picture and then have the cheek to charge us 10 rupees. Before we visit the real deal, the Taj Mahal, we head to the shops. We want to fit in so we buy some Buddha pants, Joanne's are of course bright pink and tie dye. It's the cheapest shopping trip we've ever had and we look like the locals. In true Indian style, we have a McDonalds for ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on 137, Station Road, Agra Cantt, Agra, is near Agra Fort, Jama Masjid - Fatehpur Sikri, Buland Darwaza, and Panch Mahal - Agra.
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