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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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Private Taj Mahal and Agra Full-Day Tour From Delhi
"Enjoy a memorable day at the Taj Mahal in this day trip from Delhi!6:30am - Morning pick-up from your hotel in Delhi Gurgaon or Noida or from the Delhi Airport (contact the local operator after booking to confirm your pick-up location). Then you will be driven 3 hrs via the express highway to the City of Taj Mahal where your adventure begins.9:30am - Arrive at you can use the hotel washrooms to get yourself refreshed before you start your sightseeing.10am - Visit the legendary Taj Mahal (a Unesco World Heritage Site). No trip to Agra would be complete without a visit to this shimmering vision of domes Shah Jahan and his wife Queen Mumtaz Mahal.12pm - Visit the imposing Agra Fort (a Unesco World Heritage Site). Built by Emperor Akbar in 1565 A.D this huge fort is made of red sandstone. The elegant buildings inside reflect an interesting synthesis of Hindu and Central Asian architectural styles. The maze of the courtyards
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Private Heritage Full-Day Trip of Agra
"You will be picked up in the morning from your Delhi hotel in a private car at 6:00 AM and drive to Agra (approx. 4 hours) followed up by a stop for a delicious breakfast. Stop first at Taj Mahal the UNESCO World Heritage Site and also a treasured example of Mughal architecture. The Taj Mahal is perhaps one of the most photographed monuments in the world and visiting the fabled Taj Mahal at dawn you will see magical reflections of the colorful sunrise and the white marble buildings in the water.After visiting the Taj Mahal you will travel to the massive Agra Fort. The elegant buildings here reflect an interesting synthesis of Hindu and Central Asian architectural styles. You will also explore a maze of courtyards mosques & private chambers. After Agra Fort you will move to the Baby Taj. Known as the jewel box take time to admire the precious stone inlay as you listen to your guide’s commentary and learn more about the strong Persian influence on the tomb’s design. You will spend around 1 hour here.In the evening
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Uttar Pradesh is an agricultural state. Many people still live the traditional country life in simple houses in a simple way. As most of them keep buffalo for milk, there is a ready available fuel...
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Dev Deepavali Varansi 10 to 13 Nov 2008

At the occasion of Kartik Poornima the ghats of Varanasi come alive with thousands of diyas (earthen lamps) lit together. This spectacular event famous as the Dev-Deepawali is celebrated on the 15th...
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Janmashthami & Krishna Leela 24 Agust 2008

Janmashtami, the birth of Lord Krishna is celebrated with great devotion in the August/September months, on the Ashtami of Krishna Paksh or the 8th day of the dark fortnight in the month of Bhadon, in...
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Holi Festival 10-11 March 2009

Holi heralds the beginning of spring and is celebrated with great enthusiasm all over India. According to a legend, Hiranya Kashyap, the demon who ruled over 'Sapta Deep' believed himself to be more...
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Lathmar Holi Nandgaon ,Barsana, 15 March 2008

Lathmaar Holi is the most colourful and exuberant form of traditional Holi festival celebrated at Barsana, 48 km. from Mathura and at Nandgaon 7 km. ahead, women folk here beat the men with (Lathis)...
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Yoga Festival Allahabad 2 to 7 Feb Every Year

The Department of Tourism Govt. of U.P. organizes Yoga week in the holy city of Allahabad every year. These yoga weeks provide the participants opportunity to learn, discuss, absorb and practice Yoga...
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Kabab Festival Lucknow 1 to 3 April Every Year

Awadh is famous for its Kababs- one of the traditional Awadhi cuisine, made with rare spices and cooked on slow charcoal fire in earthen vessels. The Kabab festival attempts to provide several...
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Taj Festival Agra 18 to 27 Feb Every Year

The Taj Mahotsav at Agra is a colorful display of the Arts, crafts, culture and cuisine of the Braj area. Organized by U.P. Tourism and held as an annual event at the Shilpgram, Taj Mahotsav is a...
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Water sports Festival Allahabad 8 to 10 Feb Every

Water sports festival Allahabad is an event packed with adventure thrills of kayaking, canoeing and other water sport activities. Organised at Allahabad every year, the event is an opportunity to...
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Magh Mela Allahabad 14 Jan to 3 March 2008

Magh Mela is the annual version of the Kumbh Mela and considered as the mini Kumbh, celebrated at the holy Sangam at Allahabad. The event starts from Makar Sankranti and ends at Maha Shivratri, during...
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Ardh Kumbh Mela Allahabad 3 Jan to 26 Feb 2007

The Ardh Kumbh at Allahabad is celebrated every 6th year in the months of Jan- Feb. Kumbh Mela is considered to be the largest fair in the world attended by millions of pilgrims. Processions of holy...
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Lucknow Mahotsav 25 Nov to 5 Dec every Year

10 day long Lucknow Mahotsav is a cultural extravaganza, with evenings laden with Mushiaras, Gazals and Kathak dances. The event aims at projecting the last residues of the glorious Awadh culture for...
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Lyrical expressions of Braj culture

Sanjhee :This is the colourful art of decorating the ground with flowers. The story goes that Shri Krishna in order to please Radha, decorated the floor with flowers one evening and thereafter this...
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Ramlila 14 Sep to 14 Oct 2008 Ram Nagar Varanasi

Ramlila, the enactment of the story of Lord Rama is believed to have been started by great Saint Tulsidas. The Ramcharitmanas, written by him till today forms the basis of Ramlila performances. In...
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Gomti Nagar, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, 226 010, India
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Sadar Bazar, Opp. Head Post Office, Abbott Road, Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh, 284001, India
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Top Things to Do in State of Uttar Pradesh

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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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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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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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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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"State of Uttaranchal/Uttarakhand"
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"Society & Culture of Uttar Pradesh"
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"searching for alfie (the big striped orange cat)"
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Saumz

"Uttar Pradesh the land of Taj the land of Kumbh"
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"Uttaranchal"
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