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... it is magical, looming like a mirage through its main gateway. It seems to float, as though painted on gauze: pink at dawn and dusk, dazzling white at noon, pearly silver by moonlight.
I also read the Taj is closed every Friday to anyone.
The Taj can be accessed through the west, south and east gates the independent travellers tend to use the south gate, which is nearest to Taj Ganj, the main area for budget accommodation, and generally has ...
... which are very very traditional and common here. There were flower "chandeliers" everywhere made up completely of strings of delicate white flowers, with a full rose head at the end of each string. One chandelier might have 30 roses and there were at least 20 chandeliers. There were marigold garlands everywhere too and flower bombs- confetti machines filled with flower petals. The main decor were large 15-foot high canopies of flowing pink and orange fabric. Beneath then ...
... at it from inside and out.
The rest of the day was spent in the hotel and looking at the Taj from the rooftop restaurant (best view in town). In the evening, loads of kids come out on to the rooftops to fly single-line kites. They fly surprisingly well and some of them are probably 100m away from the guy holding it. Who needs a park when you have a rooftop!?
The next morning, we had an early train to the third point of the ‘Golden Triangle’ ...
... starring across the water at his beloved shrine. He dies in 1666 and is buried beside Mumtaz in the Taj Mahal ruining the symmetry as his burial plot is off center to hers. There are too many amazing facts about the structure of the Taj Mahal to describe here , one needs to be present to appreciate its perfection.
As well as visiting the Taj Mahal one should take the time to visit Agra Fort and the peaceful gardens ...
... carvings throughout the complex. We toured the bedrooms of the emperors (each successive ruler had to build his own palace rather than use the one his father had built of course) and finally came to the relatively newer part of the palace that had been built by the Emperor Shah Jahan. It was a wonderful sneak peek almost at the style and design of the Taj Mahal because there were three main rooms built out of the same white marble containing incredible inlay ...
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