Grand Hotel Agra

137, Station Road, Agra Cantt, Agra, Uttar Pradesh, 282001, India | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $23.00
 

Travel Blogs from Agra

The Road to Taj

A travel blog entry by kim.orlesky

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... and him and I headed up to the top of the farm's watch tower to meditate as the sun came up. It was a quiet and surreal experience. It was hard to imagine that in a country of over 1billion people, where horns are honking day and night long and there is barely enough room for actual personal space, we could find a pocket in time where the only sound was the birds singing. Once I was finished my meditation, I saw that Sean was still involved deep inside himself, so I quietly ...

Onward to the Taj Mahal

A travel blog entry by canningt

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Up at 6 this morning and had a breakfast of my eggs and then we left for Agra at 7:30 with our new bus as our bus yesterday had some mechanical difficulties. The clutch didn't work!!! It is Mothers Day back home but it is not recognized here in India.

For the start if this blog. Just a few more tidbits of information. Lots of tuktuk on the road. They are the three wheeled little vehicles and they are everywhere as taxis, business and pleasure. On the streets of ...

Taj Mahal & Orchha

A travel blog entry by dawn8_21

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... As the main building is made of white marble, it changes colour based on the time of day and the sunlight. After there Taj was complete, Shahjahan wanted to ensure that nobody else built a similar structure anywhere else in the world. He told the Persians that they were not allowed to leave India or to work for anyone else in the future, but he paid them all a handsome pension to retire. I'm really happy we got up so early to visit before the crowds and ...

Agra (Taj Mahal)

A travel blog entry by kaybee

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... looked ok (at least from the outside). On the way up to the terrace passing the kitchen area, I instantly almost got a diarrhea just from the visual delight. Anyway, I knew I was in in India and I was hungry. So, f… it, what doesn't kill you makes you even stronger. All I had to hope was, that the type of bacteria they serve here, were already known to my immune system by trips to west China. The food and tea was pretty ok and I relaxed on the roof top for a ...

The Taj

A travel blog entry by laura421

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... tribute to his favorite wife. We left early in the morning to hopefully avoid most of the crowds. It was a long ride from our hotel, over very bad roads. I asked why don't they use some of the money they make from the 50,000 - 60,000 visitors the Taj receives every day to fix the roads? Singhji said that was the million dollar question. So bumping along over the really terrible roads, we finally ...

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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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