Travel Blogs from Agra
... the day. I had decided to head to Delhi that day as there wasn't much else that interested me in Agra so went back, packed my bags, said bye to Gloria and went to the station. I bought a cheap general ticket not needing the sleeper carriage for a 3.5hr journey. When the train came, the train conductor looked shocked I was going general and told me to find a seat in sleeper and pay a 250 fine. When I told him I didn't want to and was fine in ...
... structure itself, but the color. It looks almost surreal or like a painting. I enjoyed the first moments inside the garden on the long way to the main building, well knowing how precious it was with just 2-3 hand full of people. After having taken the obligatory pictures from the center with the Taj being mirrored in the water, I directly proceeded to the building itself, taking more pictures from the left and then entered.
As already seen on the day before ...
... him with the water and he's drenched to the bone. Everyone has different colours of paint and they either throw it in the air, at someone or smear it over a strangers face. By mistake paint gets throws directly into an indian girls eyes and she starts screaming at the top of her voice and holding her face. A man with a drum is walking the street and a group of about twenty people are following singing and dancing. Everyone is completely covered in ...
... looking black worms around the drain. We braved the third staircase just to see how much worse it would get…there was a closed door with a sign “No entry - non-ionising radiation”. We dared not go any further. Just as well we stayed only one night.
We really enjoyed Agra Fort - a walled city. This is where Shah Jahan (who built the Taj Mahal for his wife) was imprisoned by his Son. The Fort had a lovely view ...
... they ask you for money. I ended up having my photo taken about 50 times by this cute little girl who kept wanting to kiss me on the cheek. Then we were wandering around looked behind us to see atleast a crowd of 30 people following us around. The guide told us that the men were asking to kiss us on the cheeks but he told them no...I was like not a chance and he told them to leave us alone. He took some great photos of me and mollie together which was cool. He then took us to ...
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