The Oasis Hotel

44 Bansal Nagar, Agra, Uttar Pradesh, 282001, India | Hotel
Prices starting from $16.00
 

Travel Blogs from Agra

Burning bodies, the Dalai Lama and the Taj Mahal

A travel blog entry by campbell-louw

28

... and hymns and mantras are recited and seeing locals bathing are some of the main activities being watched by tourists in Varanasi. About 30 000 bodies get cremated per year next to the Ganges in Varanasi, thus about
80 per day. We observed several of these ceremonies and the smell is something I will never forget. Varanasi is a very dirty city, even by Indian standards with many stray cows and dogs wondering the streets, all these animals, together with 50% of the ...

I picked up the Taj Mahal!!

A travel blog entry by diberry

20

... had time to wander around admiring it from all angles as well as the beautiful gardens it’s set in. When we went inside we had to put covers over our shoes to protect the marble floors. As I was wandering around a group of young Indians passed me and one said: “Hello auntie”. He must know something I don’t!!

By this time we were all feeling very hot ...

The Taj Looks like an Ice Cream...oh & Delhi again

A travel blog entry by shellyandmarts

64

We arrived in Agra shattered after a very early start, but keen to get a glimpse of the famous building in real life. Business as usual, we negotiated a rate with a Tuk Tuk and were on our way, craning our heads at every corner and playing 'last to see the Taj is an idiot/buys the drinks etc.' type games, only to be met with lots of small back streets and an alleyway up to our hotel, we started to wonder if this was the right place! Luckily we had ...

Exploring the Taj Mahal at Sundown

A travel blog entry by jeffwright

16

... while giving birth to their 14th child. He was so grief-stricken that he decided to construct the Taj the following year to commemorate his love for his wife.

It took more than 20 years and 20,000 Indian and Central Asian workers to build the Taj Mahal. Artists from as far away as Europe were brought in to produce painstaking marble inlays made of thousands of semiprecious stones, which originated from all over the world. And when ...

The worst journey ever....

A travel blog entry by deepakandnigel

8

... open tin can, tied to the back of a moped, with no protection from the elements before we finally found sanctuary in our hotel in Agra. Within 24 hours, on Xmas day we were due to catch another train. Neither of us could face the prospect so we have arranged a private car and driver to take us from here to Jaipur, some 5/6 hours, for the cost of £60! We hope the ecstasy of the Taj Mahal will be worth the agony of this terrible ...

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This hotel, located on 44 Bansal Nagar, Agra, is near Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Panch Mahal - Agra, and Lower Haramsara.
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