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Private Tour: Day Trip to Taj Mahal and Agra Fort from Jaipur
"After pickup from your Jaipur hotel in the morning relax on a comfortable 4-hour drive to the world-famous Taj Mahal a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Spanning an area of about 1000 acres (400 hectares) this majestic architectural wonder flanked by several red-sandstone buildings offers endless incredible sights. Follow your guide on a tour and learn about the structure’s magnificent Persian
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Private Agra Day Trip Tour
"The tour starts with a morning drive to Agra it is better to start early so you have more time in Agra. You will meet with your English speaking guide and be taken to visit the world famous Taj Mahal. The Taj Mahal explained as “a teardrop on the face of perpetuity is certainly the apex of Mughal s explained as walled splendid city built in 1566 to study the progress of Mughal structural design from red stones to white marbles.Later you will be brought to Marble place to witness craftsmen working on marble. All entry fees for Taj Mahal and """In one day visit world famous Taj Mahal explained as “a teardrop on the face of perpetuity is certainly the apex of Mughal structural design. Shah Jahan made this monument in the loving memory of his wife Empress “Mumtaz Mahal”. Also visit Agra Fort - explained as title=Highlights&1=Private+tour+is+operated+with+just+your+party+and+a+guide%2Fdriver&2=A+la+carte+lunch+included&3=All+entrance+fees+included&4=Excellent+value+for+money&5=Day+trip+%28destination+A+to+B%29&6=All+taxes%2C+fuel+surcharges+and+service+fees+
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Private Tour: Agra City Tour of Taj Mahal and Agra Fort
"You will be picked up at your hotel in Agra or Agra Airport at 9:00 am and start this exciting 8-hour tour in Agra. You will visit Agra Fort the 16th century monument as another proof of the architectural brilliance of Mughals and situated near the gardens of the world famous Taj Mahal. Called the Red Fort of Agra you will be awe inspired by the powerful fortress. Go to the famous Taj Mahal the white marble beauty was constructed by Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. The monument stands proof for the brilliance of Mughal architecture. Named as one of the wonders of the world Taj Mahal stands the test of time. It has been declared as World Heritage Site in the year 1983. It is a feast to your eyes and senses to watch the unmatched beauty on the night of full moon day. Sikandra is the mausoleum of Akbar. Akbar himself started Christian
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Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Agra

Off The Beaten Path

Take a bike ride on India's new bicycle trail.

In november 2016, a new bicycle trail starting in Agra and going more than 200 kilometers through Indian countryside, was inaugurated and I would recommend that you rent a bicycle one day and cycle...
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Mehtab Bagh: another side of the Taj Mahal

If you cross the Yamuna river to the site where legend has it that Shah Jahan planned to build his own black marble mausoleum to face the Taj Mahal across the water, you can get an alternative view of...
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toonsarah
Nov 29, 2015

Fatehpur Sikri

Although not in Agra itself, most people visit Fatehpur Sikri as a side trip from that city, or (as we did) en route between Agra and Jaipur. If you can fit it into your schedule, do! I loved it here...
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toonsarah
Nov 29, 2015

Tomb of Mariam Zamani

Mariam‘s tomb is situated some 1 km away from Akbar's Tomb at Sikandra. While coming towards Mathura from Agra,It falls on the left side. You can see the signboards/directions from the main highway...
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RAJASTHANBYCAR
Dec 05, 2011

Sikandra: Tomb of Akbar The Great!

The third Mughal Emperor Akbar the Great (1542 – 1605), himself commenced its construction in around 1600, according to Tartary tradition to commence the construction of one's tomb during one's...
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goutammitra
Aug 25, 2011

Visit a Village

When you are that type of traveler who can sacrifice a little comfort for experience, then venture out to one of the villages. My most unforgettable moments happened here. I spent one breezy afternoon...
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4aisha
Apr 22, 2011
 
 
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Sunset Viewing Point of Taj Mahal

I arrived in Agra on a Friday afternoon in late February 2009 only to find out that the Taj Mahal was closed on Fridays. Thus, I began my sightseeing tour by first visiting the mausoleums on the...
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MM212
Apr 18, 2011

Rural India

Yes! This is the real India. Just looking at rural India will give you an insight into primordial times. It also brings you near to nature and if you are lucky enough you can see a dancing Peacock and...
raj_barara
Apr 04, 2011

Sikandra

Named after its founder, the Delhi Sultan Sikandar Lodi, Sikandra lies about 8km north west of Agra, on the road to Delhi. Originally it was a separate village, used by emperors as a hunting base, but...
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MM212
Apr 03, 2011

Fatehpur Sikri

About an hour west of Agra (or 40 km away) lies Fatehpur Sikri, the ephemeral capital of the Mughal Empire. It was built in 1571 by Emperor Akbar at the location where a revered Sufi mystic lived. It...
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MM212
Apr 03, 2011

Shepherds and domestic animals

The main road from Agra to Dehli take you through the countryside where shepherds walk along the road. Many domestic animals cross the street and slow vehicles are driving in the middle of the road....
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georeiser
May 18, 2010

Visit the abandoned city .

If you are going to be in Agra- it is really worthwhile going to visit Fatehpur SikriIt has a fascinating history, and wonderful architecture that has been well preserved.There is a Sufi Shrine there...
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lynnehamman
Nov 29, 2009

Hidden Gem

If you are going to visit the Taj, just a few hundred yards from where the green zone starts, there is a nature walk with some of the best far away views of the Monument. There is a very small...
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NYTim
Feb 16, 2009

Chini Ka Rauza

Chini-ka-rauza is situated at a distance of less than one kilometer north of Itmad-ud-daulah (Baby Taj) on the same side of the Yamuna.This tomb is Built in 1635 a memorial dedicated to Allama Afzel...
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RAJASTHANBYCAR
Jul 15, 2008

Top Hotels in Agra

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Taj East Gate Road, Agra, Uttar Pradesh, 282001, India
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Fatehabad Road, Taj Nagari Scheme, Agra, Uttar Pradesh, 282 001, India
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Tanj Ganj, Fatehabad Road, Agra, Uttar Pradesh, 282001, India
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Fatehabad Rd., 282003, Uttar Pradesh, Agra, Uttar Pradesh, 282003, India
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Taj Ganj, 282001, Uttar Pradesh,, Agra, Uttar Pradesh, 282001, India
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54 Taj Rd., Agra, Uttar Pradesh, 282 001, India
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Top Things to Do in Agra

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The Taj Mahal

Discover and share Taj Mahal Love Quotes. Taj Mahal is a Symbol Of Love and example of Mughal Architecture which was built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his third wife Mumtaz Mahal. Built...
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The Red 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 part defensive structure, part royal palace – indeed, a...
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Fatehpur Sikri

During a full day I had visited the Taj Mahal and the fort of Agra. Then I spent the night in a hostel in the downtown. The next day, early in the morning, I wanted to leave by train to the north of...
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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...
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Baby Taj

At our guide Saurav’s suggestion we took a break after visiting the Taj Mahal and Agra Fort, returning to our hotel (where we hadn’t been able to check in earlier) for a rest – very welcome after our...
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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...
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keeweechic

"Keeweechic's Agra"
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RAJASTHANBYCAR

"World of the Wonders"
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diageva

"Another Agra"
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"Agra - City of Taj Mahal and Agra Fort"
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"Agra"
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