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Block-36, Agra, Uttar Pradesh, 282002, India | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Agra

Agra -Delhi

A travel blog entry by lee62

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... emerald, ruby, gold are just some of them. It took seven years from start to finish. A mosque which compliments the Taj Mahal was built beside it so the craftsman and workers could attend temple. Two minarets are slightly leaning and were specifically built this way. In the event of a disaster where the towers fall, they will not hit the temple. The dome is a double dome to allow proper distribution of weight as the marble is heavy. ...

Not a bad shack

A travel blog entry by pumpkinbeetroot

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As Billoo drove us through the out skirts of Agra, he uttered "**** City." From our first account it did appear to be lacking the historic charm of some of our previous destinations. Unsealed roads and more rubbish than usual. The occasional English style mansion breaking the rabble which we were told now housed the Indian army. But we were there for one reason and that was to visit the Taj Mahal. In 1631 the grief stricken Mugal emperor Shah Jahan had the temple built after the death ...

At the birthplace of Krishna during Holi Festival

A travel blog entry by simoncardnell

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... to a place where's there's loud music and at one point a Krishna dance. The next day we go sightseeing around the temples. The previous chaos had died down. We go to the Krishna Balaram temple which houses the tomb of the founder of the Hare Krishna movement. On the wall at one point it says 'if one mistreats a cow and does not take care of her properly then by her anger that person becomes destroyed.' They light up another temple in the evening and ...

Sunrise and set over the Taj

A travel blog entry by lcdp

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... security and the new rules about guides meant that we were in the door after about a couple of hundred other people so didn't get to take a photo of her with no people in the picture, as we did last time. Our guide did know all the various spots from which to get the best photos so we did get photos of light reflecting from the dome and other fancy shots.

Our guide was very informative and has ...

India

A travel blog entry by ginenneandrob

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... if I hadn't I would have been before I left. I must have been in 200 photos and shook hands with every person at the party. It was funny, I asked what the party was for and one guy responded that it was for his brothers wedding. But when another guy piped up "it's a love marriage" everyone started laughing... So I'm guessing it was arranged. I had to work hard to break away because I'm sure I could have easily stayed all night."

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This hotel, located on Block-36, Agra, is near Taj Mahal, Akbar's Mausoleum, Sikandra (Akbar's Tomb), and Khas Mahal.
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