Taj Guest House
No availability found through our partners. Please contact the business directly or check some of our recommended alternatives.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
Photos of Taj Guest House
TripAdvisor Reviews Taj Guest House Agra
Travel Blogs from Agra
... My driver to Agra was Ashok, who is a Brahmin, the highest caste in India. While Buddhism and Islam tried to eliminate the caste system, and Gandhi railed against it, it remains a part of life here, if not the straight jacket it was in the past. Indians still typically have arranged marriages, and marry within their caste, as well as within their religious tradition. In many ways this is a pretty conservative country, to judge from clothing, particularly ...
... to take the popular, sensible and relatively costly, private car and driver method of getting around. It makes sense - we want to visit most of the major towns and cities in this unique state, we have allowed two weeks to do it all and we are too old and world weary at the moment to be faffing about trying to book train tickets, bargain with railway station tuk tuk drivers and fight for our seats, bunks or standing room when our time could be better spent ...
... inseparable for their 19 years of marriage, until 1631 when she died giving birth to their 14th child.
The monument was completed by 20,000 artisans and 1,000 elephants, in 1653.
During our visit, the sun peaked through the overcast sky a couple of times and it really changed the look of the building. Joli explained that the Taj Mahal has many moods, like a woman, and the appearance changes dramatically during the sunrise, sunset, just after ...
... was still at xray machine. I looked back, and there about 10 meters away is an army guy going through it. Now imagine, it's too far to get anyone's attention, I'm on the wrong side of the gates, and I need to do something sooner rather than later. So up and over the gate I go. I give the army guy a tap on the back of the shoulder and take my bag, with his hand still inside it. I get that look from him "... another bloody tourist...". Now the ...
... third frisk! This was beginning to get a bit surreal. Finally we were in - we were only allowed up to the red stone platform near the archway. The Taj was in silhouette in front of us, and the moon was high in the sky behind us...I'm thinking that the fab Taj shots with the huge moon behind it were a result of Photoshop.
Getting a decent shot of the Taj was no mean feat - super high ISOs, focusing blind (since I could see nothing through the viewfinder or through live ...