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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 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
From $35.00
 
Private 4-Hour Bhaktapur Sightseeing Tour
"After meeting your driver and guide in your hotel lobby at your designated time you will drive to Bhaktapur city located less than 10 miles (14 Kilometers) east of Kathmandu where you will begin your private 4-hour sightseeing tour. Bhaktapur's Durbar Square was founded in 12th century by King Ananda Malla. Until the 18th ce Bahaktapur was and independent Kingdom and during unification process it became part of Modern Nepal. Bhaktapur city is filled with UNESCO World Heritage sites dedicated to both Hindus and Buddhist followers. Visit Bhaktapur Durbar Square where you will a beautiful molded entrance embellished with mythical Hindu creatures sitting at the entrance to the palace of fifty-five windows. While here in Durbar Square you will navigate around the magnificent and dominating Taleju Temple where admission is briefly open to Hindus during the annual Dasain festival. See the 12 miniature temples and the four intricately carved gates. Stroll through Nyatapola Square featuri you will head to Pottery Square the center of Bhakpatur's ceramic industry. You will see rows and rows of clay pots drying out in the sun
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Baby Taj Tips (36)

Itmad-ud-Daulah

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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toonsarah
Dec 01, 2015

Precursor to the 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...
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Orchid
Mar 11, 2014

Itimad-ud-Daulah - Gates & Gardens

The Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah follows a typical Mughal period mausoleum design. It is a square structure placed at the centre of a garden in a charbagh layout, i.e. a square garden divided into four...
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MM212
Apr 09, 2011

Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah

This rather small white marble mausoleum is the most exquisitely decorated structure in Agra, thus possibly the whole of India! It was commissioned in 1622 by Nur Jahan, the Persian wife of Emperor...
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MM212
Apr 06, 2011

Itimad-ud-Daulah - Interior

The interior of the Mausoleum of Itimad-ud-Daulah contains multiple chambers, with the cenotaphs of Mirza Ghiyas Beg and his wife placed in the central one. The entire walls, floors and ceilings are...
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MM212
Apr 05, 2011

Itimad-ud-Daulah - Inlay Designs

The entire exterior of the mausoleum of Itimad-ud-Daulah is covered in intricate floral and geometric motifs created using inlaid polychrome marble and stone over a white marble base. Some of the most...
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MM212
Apr 05, 2011

Baby Taj: Itmad-Ud- Daulah's Tomb

Driving through the city of Taj our eyes stopped at a monument that appeared like Taj Mahal from a distance, but when we enquired we got to know that it was Itmad-Ud-Daulah’s Tomb which is also known...
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Preetibandooni
Apr 02, 2008

Itmad-ud-Daullah 's tomb

Itmad-Ud-Daulah's Tomb is a Mughal mausoleum in the city of Agra in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Often described as 'jewel box', sometimes called the Baby Taj, the tomb of Itmad-Ud-Daulah is...
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mallyak
Nov 24, 2007

Views of the river

The Baby Taj stands right on the eastern bank of the Yamuna River and you get great views of the daily life on the banks and in the river itself. Dozens of water buffalo lounge around whilst herdsman...
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Willettsworld
May 21, 2007

Other gatehouses

As well as the main gatehouse on the eastern side there are 3 other gatehouses are the north, south and west sides. These were constructed only to maintain the symmetry, following the rules of the...
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Willettsworld
May 21, 2007

Interior detail and tombs

The interior of the tomb features superb pietra dura which is marble covered with colourful stone inlay of painted flowers, trees, fruit and wine decanters. This was the first time this technique was...
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Willettsworld
May 21, 2007

Main Gatehouse

This is the main entrance gatehouse into the complex. Located on the eastern side of the garden, it is made from red sandstone unlike the marble of the tomb itself. The gatehouse follows the same...
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Willettsworld
May 21, 2007
 
 
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Anguri Bagh

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...
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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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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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