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  • Agra, Jaipur, VaranasiAgra, Jaipur, and Varanasi T[i]aj Mahal, commissioned in 1632 by the Mughal emperor, Shah Jahan (reigned from 1628 to 1658), to house the tomb of his favourit Posted by ilovenewjersey in Agra, Jaipur, Varanasi | Oct 27, 2019
  • Why Taj Mahal is still a jaw dropping experienceI woke up at 8 AM to see the Taj Mahal (you know how important it is to wake up earlier when in India to enjoy its marvels). My guide waited for me outside of my hotel and drove for Posted by sam_travels in Sam Travels the World | Jul 1, 2019
  • 59 ~ Taj Mahal's back side : Mehtab BaghI wanted to see the Taj Mahal (Taj) from the “rear” and the Mughal Riverfront Gardens was being the restored including the Mehtab Bagh. [i]Mehtab Bagh (Hindi मेहताब बाग़, Urdu:مہتاب باغ‬‎, translation: Moonlight Garden) is a charba Posted by bruceontour in Kiwi Bruce | Apr 30, 2019
  • 58 ~ Agra FortAgra Fort was by car only a few minutes away. Lies on the bend of the river Yamuna, almost in the heart of the town. Akbar built it as his citadel over the years 1563-73 in the finest architectural style. Posted by bruceontour in Kiwi Bruce | Apr 29, 2019
  • 56 ~ Taj Mahal at sunset : AgraNow 2.30pm / 14:30 and continued the short 35 km / 22 miles distance through to Agra. With the traffic it was 3.30pm / 15:30 when I checked in at the 3-star Hotel Amar, my only 3-star hotel on this trip. Posted by bruceontour in Kiwi Bruce | Apr 26, 2019
  • New Dehli & Agra We weren't sure what to expect from New Dehli. I think we were bracing ourselves for a tough few days but as with Kolkata we were pleasantly surprised. Now don't get me wrong, the traffic here is what you could Posted by mattld in An Irish and Spanish Abroad | Mar 31, 2019
  • Agravation===Agra - grubby, overcrowded, totally tourist-oriented, 'want postcards?', 'need taxi sir?', hassle, hassle... It’s best to get in, see the sights and get out – as quickly as you can.=== Arrive around midday. In the afternoon, visit [[https://www Posted by Keep Smiling in Three bloggers go to Bhārata | Feb 28, 2019
  • IndiaWe started our day today with a horse-drawn carriage ride to a marble shop, where we saw how some exceptionally intricate marble creations were made. The craftsmen were truly remarkable. [img=https://photos.travellerspoint.com/482847/large_DSC_9765.jp Posted by rpickett in Rusty Pickett, ECC, VTA, LCS, MBA | Jan 18, 2019
  • IndiaAfter the Taj Mahal, we boarded tuk tuks a and headed to the Agra Fort. After the First Battle of Panipat in 1526, Babur stayed in the fort, in the palace of Ibrahim Lodi. He later built a baoli Posted by rpickett in Rusty Pickett, ECC, VTA, LCS, MBA | Jan 18, 2019
  • A Travelogue on a trip to Delhi and Rajasthan from a friendThere was Delhi, on which every dynasty wanted to rule; Agra, where a helpless emperor spent his last days gazing at the very memorial he once built; the pious lands of Ajmer and Pushkar; the searing battlefields of Rajasthan, whose Posted by olivergreen in Travel to Asia | Sep 13, 2018
  • Travel To Agra - Delhi - Manali - ShimlaHello Everyone!! Welcome to the Blog. Here, I would like to share my travel experience with you all. Our planning started months ago, As we all are busy with our routine 9*6 jobs we badly wanted to take a break and relax. Posted by wander.er in Budget Travel | Jun 16, 2018
  • See more than the Taj Mahal===Akhbar’s fort=== As if it were not enough to have the marvellous Taj Mahal in your city, Agra has another UNESCO World Heritage site, Agra Fort. This is Posted by ToonSarah in Sarah's (past) travels | Oct 18, 2015
  • Start with the Taj Mahal===A day in Agra=== Taj Mahal seen from Agra Fort [float=right][img=https://photos.travellerspoint.com/871113/7524266-Itmad_ud_Daulah_Agra.jpg thumb=https Posted by ToonSarah in Sarah's (past) travels | Oct 18, 2015
  • Around the World 2015: India's Golden Triangle and Taj MahalWe had originally planned to visit Delhi and the Taj Mahal, so I had reserved one night in a hotel in Agra before we left. We figured we would sort out our transportation to Agra once we arrived. At the Posted by zzlangerhans in Babies in backpacks | Jun 6, 2015
  • AgraBackground: The Indus Valley civilization, one of the oldest in the world, dates back at least 5,000 years. Aryan tribes from the northwest invaded about 1500 B.C.; their merger with the earlier Dravidian inhabitants created the classical Indian culture. Posted by virendraozzy in Taj Mahal | Apr 2, 2016
  • India: Observations and CuriositiesAs we were travelling around India, like a good little pretend-journalist I noted down any little things that peaked my interest and I have listed them below. I don't know whether these idiosyncrasies are exclusive to India or whether or Posted by advensha in Advensha | Feb 15, 2016
  • India: AgraOur alarms woke us up on day 1 of our India tour at 4:30am. We had a train to catch to Agra at 6am and we had to get ready, pack, check out and navigate the temperamental traffic of Delhi. Posted by advensha in Advensha | Jan 30, 2016
  • Agra to Varanasi - Day 10It helped that we had a free day the next day - we could all have a bit of a lie in! We were due to leave the hotel at 7pm to catch the overnight train, so after checking out Posted by RaeRae8183 in The Trip of a Lifetime 2015 | Apr 29, 2015
  • 1) Introduction & India==Introduction== Welcome to our travelling blog, it's been a long time coming. Mat started writing one and I was writing in a journal. Then he decided he would just take the photographs instead, so I typed all my journal up. This Posted by jayandmat2015 in Jay & Mat's Travel Blog | Feb 26, 2015
  • Day 25 - Agra to DelhiSo up early this morning for breakfast and checkout at 9:00 we store our luggage at the hotel and head out for the 4km walk to the red fort. I must give commendations to Agra for their preservation of national monuments Posted by lee_1986 in India - 2015 | Feb 19, 2015
  • Day 24 - Jaipur to AgraSo we have organised a driver to take us to Agra as the train and bus leave at inconvenient times for our less than 24 hour stay in Agra. Our driver arrives and he had the nicest car in India haha Posted by lee_1986 in India - 2015 | Feb 19, 2015
  • Agra in 3 Days: "it is not allowed to paint the Taj Mahal"Finally, Agra - a place where we'd been told to 'be careful' as people would rob us in the street, a setting that I feared would be tourist-crazy, an ugly picture frame for spectators. We stayed in a hostel near Posted by wanderingwolf in Off the Leash | Nov 16, 2013
  • Agra & The Taj Mahal[You can see all the photos [[http://s981.photobucket.com/user/danseal/library/India/Agra%20and%20the%20Taj%20Mahal?sort=2&page=1|here]]. Password is the same as the one for the blog.] We woke before the dawn, eager to watch the sunrise Posted by DanAndBells in Adventures with Danny & Bells | Apr 12, 2014
  • The Taj Mahal - The perfect setting..We arrived in Agra via a comfy 4 hour AC train Journey, which gave me a long time to mentally prepare for when we got there. Most of the people we have spoken to about north India have struggled in Posted by amiee1992 in Off to see the world | Mar 25, 2014
  • 4 chicks from Radelaide and 800 of our closest Indian matesThe city of Agra may be a hole, but the people are some of the most generous, warm and welcoming people that I have ever met. Attending an Indian wedding has been on my bucket list for a number of Posted by melpage in Not all those who wander are lost... | Feb 7, 2014
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