Regency Hotel

414,The Mall, Namnair, Agra, Uttar Pradesh, 282001, India | Hotel
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Back to India to see the Taj

A travel blog entry by johneklund

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... of the Taj.

Thursday, April 24th
We woke up very early to enjoy the Taj again but at sunrise. We arrived as a queue was starting to form outside the East gate and were eventually let in just before 6.00 am. The Taj was as beautiful as the night before and it was again mystical seeing the colours change as the sun rose over the horizon. We even had a chance to gaze at the splendour of the Taj from a bench just to the east of the Taj in the main courtyard. It is ...

Burning bodies, the Dalai Lama and the Taj Mahal

A travel blog entry by campbell-louw

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... shoes and cover your head (bandanas provided), many pilgrims bath in the holy pool. Anyone can stay for free in the temple complex, a monk saw us walking with backpacks and took us to the dormitory accommodation called “Guru Arjan Nev Diwas”, simple accommodation with a shared bathroom reserved for tourists. We stayed here for three days with other backpackers and just left a donation after our stay. Staying here for free was great, but we did get bitten by ...

The Taj Mahal and thoughts of Rishikesh

A travel blog entry by rubyrae

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... a living) . Tuk Tuk, bikes, horses anything they could carry us on they wanted to make a buck on the 1 km walk. We (aunty) ended up getting a on horse from a young kid named sied. Just a few meters down the road we stopped and Bev went inside a building with our driver to get tickets. I was left on the side of a road with a small gentle white horse, sitting on the back of a carriage. Flies bugged the horse and this wound to his left leg was continually irritating ...

Drive to Agra (56 kms, 1 hr)

A travel blog entry by phildyard

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... Agra in time for lunch. We spent the afternoon visiting the Red Fort of Agra and viewing the back of the Taj Mahal from across the river. The Red Fort was very impressive. Like the Fatehpur Sikri, it was built by Akbar the Great but took many more years to build. It was used extensively by the emperors until the capital was moved to Delhi.

We will be leaving the hotel at 6 am tomorrow morning in time to see the Taj Mahal at sunrise and to visit the ...

The Taj Mahal and Red Fort

A travel blog entry by bob_and_lana

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... are large piles of trash everywhere often with foraging malnourished cows, dogs, and pigs. The recent widespread use of plastic bags and containers has made the problem much worse, as they do not decompose.

Likewise the basic infrastructure is wholly lacking. We saw many examples where elements of the electrical system seem to be in tremendous disrepair or a confused mess of crisscrossing electrical wires. The roads are clearly inadequate for the amount ...

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This hotel, located on 414,The Mall, Namnair, Agra, is near Jama Masjid - Fatehpur Sikri, Akbar's Mausoleum, Sikandra (Akbar's Tomb), and Buland Darwaza.
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    1.50 of 5 stars Poor