Travel Blogs from Agra
... through a rigorous backpack shake-down, it seemed those were the only things they actually allowed in. Unicorn and horse head masks strictly not allowed, along with flashlights and playing cards.
It is true that pictures you see of the Taj Mahal hardly do it justice. It is an absolute wonder to behold in person. We did find that we had to wait for quite a while for the crowds to clear enough to get the ...
This Blog: The holy city, Varanasi, cremations, cows a very intense experience. A three day river safari in West Bengal trying to find Bengal tigers, spending some time in the Himalayas and riding the Dajeeling steam train. Alya joining me and staying for a couple of days in the Sikh holy place, the Golden Temple. Seeing where the Dalai Lama lives with the Tibetan government in exile in McLeod Ganj. Experiencing the amazing Taj Mahal in Agra. Activities, Accommodation and Prices ...
... br> The artwork at the baby Taj gave me a first impression of how much work it must have been to build the Taj Mahal, with all the small stone inlays on the surface of the polished marble. I spent some time relaxing the garden of the baby Taj, as the weather got really nice and it was not that crowded either.
The sun slowly moving towards the horizon we moved on to the opposite side of the river from where the views are supposed to be most beautiful on Taj ...
... banks of the river Yamuna in the state of Uttar Pradesh and was the capital of the Mughal Empire from 1556 to 1658.
When we arrived we first of all went to Agra Fort which is a huge old edifice which we wandered around and admired. It was commissioned in 1565.
Prem said he wanted to ask us a slightly rude question and we had to provide the answer. He asked how we ...
After seeing the Taj Mahal and spending one night in Agra, all of us were picked up next day by our taxi to go to Jaipur. On the way to Jaipur, we stopped to see Fatehpur Sikri, one of the ancient capitals of the Mogul empire.
The ancient city of Fatehpur Sikri was built by Emperor Akbar's order in 1571 after Shaikh Salim Chishti, a Muslim saint living in Sikri, correctly predicted the birth of an heir ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Ratandeep Hotel Agra
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