Travel Blogs from Agra
... patted down and then have your luggage x-rayed. You then pass into an outer courtyard and then you pass through an impressive red gate to hit the inner courtyard where the Taj is located.
Your first site of the Taj is quite breathtaking as you are hit by its amazing beauty and the fact that it stands alone with no other distraction in site such that it seems that it is floating on a cloud of air. We than made our way into the central courtyard led by our trusty guide who ...
... yourself. It is freezing that time of the morning and it was great that there were ladies walking around selling chai tea and coffee. I am not a big zoo fan, but the Dajeerling zoo was unique, having animals from the surroundings not often seen e.g.snow leopard, Himalayan wolf and red pandas and having a breeding
program to restock some of these animals in the wild. The Dajeerling Mountaineering institute was nice, especially if you are going to do some trekking, ...
... can’t count on in Delhi). Went straight there, had nice dinner in their restaurant and did some shopping for warm clothes for Darjeeling, perfect. We were Delhi experts by now, almost hassle free!
After a much needed late morning lie in, we went to the Gandi Museum which was fascinating. Neither of us knew much about him, so we spent a good few hours finding out all about his life, the work he did to get India to claim independence and ...
... of the building and makes cards with yarn swatch colors and designs the patterns. The pattern and all materials are put into a very big cotton sack and the weaver comes to pick it up. It is weighed both before he/she leaves and also when they return to ensure that all of the materials were used. The manager of the store said that the designer could not weave a rug and the weavers could not design one. They are two ...
So after another long car journey we arrived in the City of Japuir the final corner stone to the golden triangle. It is a very old city with extensive poverty and mixed in the middle is a network of beautiful structures and buildings, which left us in awe once again. One of the highlights was the Amber fort which just lies on the foothill of Japuir, which was the main port of defence for this ...
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