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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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marble carvings of the Taj Mahal Tips (21)

Taj Mahal

Now this is one of the many doors leading to the mausoleum...but this is not the one we can enter. All doors are similar. I took this pic to show the difference with the open one and the closed one....
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Audrey118
Mar 23, 2004

BABY TAJ INLAY DETAIL

The inlay on some of the walls here is even more beautiful than at the Taj Mahal, it suprised me that many tourists dont bother to come and visit this site, it was the quietest place we visited in...
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BerniShand
Jan 16, 2004

Itimad-ud-Daulah

On the left bank of river Yamuna, is located the second most beautiful building in Agra; after Taj, the tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah. Designed like a silver Jewel box in marble, this building is a...
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TomorrowsAngel
Jan 12, 2004

..........AND AGAIN

I tried to take a picture that would show the detailed inlay work, semi precious stones were inset into the marble.We were able to recognise malachite, lapis lazuli, cornelian, turquoise, topaz and...
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BerniShand
Nov 20, 2003

Taj Mahal Details

Taj Mahal is such a beautiful building, it just takes your breath and you cannot say a word! This flowers are marble inlaid with semi-precious stones. Agra is famous for this art. Today this beautiful...
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nepalgoods
Aug 29, 2003

Pietra Dura

floral designs on a white marble in the main tomb of Taj Mahal weren't painted. but using inlaid marble so called pietra dura. carved piece by piece then put colorful stones like small jewels inside. ...
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ukirsari
Nov 04, 2004

Calligraphic panels of holy Qur'an

so peaceful and amazing to read several arabic words in the entrance of the main tomb of Taj Mahal. Allahu Akbar :)
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ukirsari
Nov 04, 2004

Taj Mahal ~ Caligraphy

Look at the consistency of the arabic writing...such a great view...everything similar size running up and across the doorway
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Audrey118
Mar 23, 2004

AND AGAIN......

Look at the wonderful carvings of the marble on the lattice screens and doors, the workmanship is amazing, and the perfect symmetry of the building is astonishing
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BerniShand
Nov 20, 2003
 
 
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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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