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  • 1. The Taj Mahal

    5 out of 5 stars

    More views of the Taj Mahal with difficulty. Getting views of the Taj without including masses of people is quite a feat, unless you're a professionnal that can afford to pay for a viewing early in...

  • 2. The Red Fort

    A stunning set of monuments, the Agra Fort or the Agra Red Fort is a World Heritage Site. The majestic fort is located in the beautiful Indian city of Agra in Uttar Pradesh . Agra Fort was built...

  • 3. Fatehpur Sikri

    The construction of Fatehpur Sikri by Mughal emperor Akbar as the new capital of his empire actually was a big mistake. After only 15 years he abandoned it because the water supply for the city was...

  • 4. Sikandra

    The Great Mughal Emperor Akbar rests, as is the custom, in a crypt in the basement of his mausoleum, which stands inside a walled enclosure north of Agra. The entry is through the imposing red...

  • 5. Baby Taj

    This small tomb, across the Yamuna river from the town of Agra, and its more famous monuments. It is often called 'the Baby Taj', and likened to a jewel box. The tomb, was built in the 1620s, for the...

  • 6. marble carvings of the Taj Mahal

    Twenty eight different types of precious and semi-precious stones were inlaid into the white marble to create some amazing designs. The marble itself came from Makrana in Rajasthan, Jade and crystal...

  • 7. Jami Masjid

    Commissioned by Princess Jahanara Begum, the daughter of Emperor Shah Jahan, Jami Masjid is the grand "Friday" mosque of Agra. The red sandstone structure was completed in 1649 AD in a typical...

  • 8. Diwan-i-Khas

    The Diwan-i-Khas or Hall of Private Audience has the most beautiful marble inlay work and carvings of the same quality as that seen in teh Taj Mahal. The columns have wonderful floral designs and the...

  • 9. Getting around Agra

    In February I went with "Oasis travel" on this tour: DAY01:16 feb: DELHI TO JAIPUR DAY02:17 feb: JAIPUR SIGHTSEEING DAY03:18 feb: JAIPUR TO RANTHOMBORE DAY04:19 feb: RANTHOMBORE SAFARI DAY05:20...

  • 10. Anguri Bagh

    4 out of 5 stars

    Angoori Bagh is situated infront of the Khas Mahal.It was established by Akbar the Great for his empress and other ladies of his 'Harem'.It is said that the soil for this was brought from Kashmir.The...

  • 11. Marble Handicrafts Emporium

    This is a typical tourist trap. Your driver may tell you this is an interesting place to go to and that you do not have to buy... and yes, you can see men demonstrating the good old art of setting...

  • 12. Mehtab Bagh, Agra.

    The Mehtab Bagh gardens (Moonlight garden) is on the other side of the Yamuna river, so you need a vehicle to get round here. Gives a different perspective on...

  • 13. Musamman Burj - Red Fort

    This is the tower in which Shah Jahan was imprisoned by his son. It was actually built by Shah Jahan for his queen Mumtaz Mahal - later buried in the Taj Mahal....

  • 14. Getting into Agra

    To get to the site itself you first have to buy a ticket from the main ticket office. If you have bought a 750 rupee ticket this entitles you a ride on the...

  • 15. Mehtab Bagh

    Overlooking the Yamuna River directly opposite the Taj Mahal, Mehtab Bagh is a Mughal garden originally built by Emperor Babur in the 16th century. A century...

  • 16. The Yamuna River

    One of India's holy rivers, the Yamuna is represented in Hindu culture by a goddess. The wide river is a tributary of the Ganges that flows from the Himalayas...

  • 17. Taj Mahal

    Do come earlier in the day. Not just because of the line up, but you would need enough time(and LIGHT) to enjoy the details of the architecture. Prior to entry...

  • 18. Explore The Fort

    Interesting room in the fort was where Shah Jahan got imprisoned by his own son. The Taj Mahal could be seen from this room-an intentional move by the son as...

  • 19. Fatehpuri Masjid

    The 17th century Fatehpuri Masjid is a Mughal-period mosque named after Fatehpuri Begum, one of Emperor Shah Jahan's wives (another mosque in Delhi also carries...

  • 20. India in Motion

    A new tourist attraction, first of its kind in India, was recently opened next to Taj Mahal. It is called 'India in Motion'. It's a kind of multi-sensory...

  • 21. Chini-ka-Rauza - Interior

    The interior of Chini-ka-Rauza is also splendidly decorated. It consists of a domed burial chamber with niches in the walls, all covered in polychrome stucco...

  • 22. Chini-ka-Rauza - Other Structures

    There are three other interesting Mughal-style structures next to Chini-ka-Rauza, pictured in the attached photos. Immediately to the north, by the River...

  • 23. Chini-ka-Rauza

    This little visited mausoleum lies on the east bank of the River Yamuna, north of the Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, amid trees and small local farms. Its name,...

  • 24. Day trip to Gwalior

    If you are staying in Agra I highly recommend a day trip to Gwalior. Not everybody goes there as it is slightly off the normal Golden Triangle...

  • 25. ...if en route to or from Gwalior...

    Stop off in Dholpur. It is a lovely, agricultural village that does not see many tourists. The people were friendly. There was lots of staring, giggling,...

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