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Jan 28 2013

Step By Step Travel Guide on Agra and Taj Mahal

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By Aanchal K Gupta

Agra, home to the famous Taj Mahal, is a beautiful provincial town in India located on the sandy western bank of river Yamuna. In fact, a trip to India remains incomplete if Agra is not included in the itinerary. If you are planning a trip to explore Tajmahal Agra, then the very first question that comes in your mind is how to reach Agra.

India Travel Notes – Step By Step Travel Guide on Agra and Taj Mahal

Dennis G.Jarvis

Here are some facts about Taj Mahal, ways of traveling to Agra in India and lots more to help you out

Location: Agra is a beautiful city located 204 km south of Delhi, on the west bank of the river Yamuna, in the state of Uttar Pradesh, in northern India.
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Mar 26 2012

Visit Agra: Short guide and quick tips for a trip to Agra

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India Travel Notes presents: by SHALINI RAJAN

India has a diverse set of options as a tourist destination from historical sites to warm, sandy beaches to refreshingly cool hill stations. But for the tourist who is into history, then a must-visit is the Delhi, Agra, Jaipur region. But given the paucity of time and a multitude of sites within this region, it is necessary to be thoroughly informed and prepared and to plan well in advance. Agra, the land of the Taj Mahal is one of India’s foremost heritage cities. But Agra is also (in)famous for its touts and con men who dupe tourists daily. Adequate preparation and planning is required not to fall into the clutches of these touts and con men.

India Travel Notes – Visit Agra: Short guide and quick tips for a trip to Agra

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The length of a visit to Agra depends on whether the traveler wants to restrict his or her trip to the Taj Mahal alone or visit all the other historical sites in the vicinity, including Fatehpur Sikri. It also depends on the kind of shopping that has been planned as part of the trip.
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Jan 04 2012

Agra India – The City of TAJ

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India Travel Notes presents: by BAXY SINGH

Agra is well known city in the world, it hosts the most beautiful wonder in the world. Agra is situated on the bank of river “Yamuna” and is 204 km away from the capital of India, New Delhi. Agra is the third biggest city of Utter Pradesh, in northern India.

India Travel Notes – Agra India - The City of TAJ

“Taj Mahal” is the most famous monument in the world. The king Shah Jahan built this for his most beautiful wife “Mumtaj Mahal”. It is one of the three world heritage sites in India and others are Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri. Taj mahal is made up of white marble; it is the most fascinating monument of India. Agra is one of the leading tourist destinations in India; tourism contributes a large part in the economy of Agra. It has always been a center of education and learning. In the mughal era, Agra grew as a center of Islamic education. The oldest collages of India the “Agra Collages” was formed as Sanskrit school by Scindia rulers in the year 1823.
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Nov 21 2011

Top Five Destinations Of North India

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India Travel Notes presents: by SANJOG KR

‘Top Five Destinations Of North India’ is an article talking about some of the most famous tourist destinations of Incredible North India. Amongst all, Jaipur, Khajuraho. Agra, Varanasi and Gulmarg take immense pride in luring tourists from across the globe. These destinations offer everything from rich architectural heritage to natural beauty, adventure and handicrafts.

India Travel Notes – Top Five Destinations Of North India

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Visiting Incredible North India is a wonderful experience of celebrating the royal past and the sheer natural beauty. Few destinations in the world are as fascinating as this one. It encompasses an astonishing range of tourist attractions, which are simply irresistible. Everything from the architecture to the incredible hospitality is superb in this land.

Top 5 Tourist Destinations Of North India Are:
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Oct 21 2011

Buddha Tour with Taj Mahal

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India Travel Notes presents: By Meenu

India is a rich country as to its religious past. It’s a secular country and has been embracing all the religion of the world. India is the pioneer of teaching the possibility of coexistence of diverse races and religions under the same umbrella. It’s a country spreading the message of peace and harmony from the hoary past. Buddhism is a unique religion for spreading Photograph by F. Mottironi

peace in the cosmos. If you want you can visit the temples of India and one another example of Indian heritage and culture- the Taj Mahal at the same time during Buddha travel package or simply Indian temple tour.

Every year innumerable pilgrims of Buddhism come to India to experience Buddha tour or Buddha temple tour or simply Indian temple travel package to mollify their prancing mind. On influx you will be received by our envoy and this day you will be taken for an excursion to this very heart of India- Delhi. The journey will cover Qutab Minar / Humayun Tomb / India Gate / Red Fort / Jama Masjid / Gandhi Memorial etc.
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Aug 12 2011

Golden Triangle India

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India Travel Notes presents: By vini

The lively capital of India, the glorious pink city and alluring state of Taj Mahal, what stands common in this trio is the famous Golden Triangle, which brings them together. Welcome to Golden Triangle Tours and travel to live the saga of India with us.

India Travel Notes - Golden Triangle India

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If you are planning to enjoy the royal glory and beauty of India, then plan your leisure trip with us and get soaked with the comfort that we serve. The tour package of Golden Triangle India is a fine concoction of enjoyment with relaxation. As we believe in serving leisure with comfort to all kinds of tourists, we offer range of tour packages to the destinations of golden triangle of Northern India.
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May 18 2011

Tourists Attraction in Agra

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India Travel Notes presents: VINAY CHOUBEY

India Travel Notes - Tourists Attraction in AgraAgra is famous as being home to one of the Seven Wonders of the World-the Taj Mahal. The architectural splendor of the mausoleums, the fort and the palaces is a vivid remainder of the mausoleums, the fort and the palaces is a vivid reminder of the capital in the 16th and early 17th centuries.

Taj Mahal
The construction of this marble masterpiece is credited to the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan who erected this mausoleum in Photograph by Zé Eduardo memory of his beloved wife, Arjumand Bano Begum, popularly known as Mumtaz Mahal, who died in AH 1040 (AD 1630). Her last wish to her husband was “to build a tomb in her memory such as the world had never seen before”.
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Feb 09 2011

7 Wonders of India: Taj Mahal

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India Travel Notes presents: With the Taj Mahal , we continue our presentation of the 7 Wonders of India. Enjoy discovering India.

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Dec 27 2010

Museums In Agra

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India Travel Notes presents: Jaipur Travel Guide

Museums In Agra

The Taj City, as Agra is called sometimes, has quite a few museums in its territorial lands. The great monuments in the city themselves constitute the missing links of the powerful Mughal dynasty. Whatever the reason be, for not establishing and maintaining a conspicous institute to keep track of the events but there sure are places which provide the insights of some of the greatest kings of Indian middle ages.

India Travel Notes - Museums In Agra

The Taj Mahal Museum and the Spiritual Museum are among the few museums in Agra city. The museums of Agra have a special regard for architecture due to the influence of wonderful structures in its plains. It is due to this fact that the showcase of these museums are often provided with antiquities of architectural brilliance. The Taj Mahal Museum particularly exhibits this idea. Even Spiritual Museum is no exception. This museum too exhibits models that are in a way connected to the idea of structure and form. The museums of Agra are wonderful places for aspiring architects and the arts lovers.
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Dec 20 2010

Shopping & Cuisine In Agra

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India Travel Notes presents: alivia.martin@yahoo.in

Agra the famous city of Uttar Pradesh has ones been the under the Mughal Rulers. This place is known all around the globe because of some of its famous monuments and architectural features. The city is home to one of the Seven Wonders of the World The Taj Mahal. As the city attracts large number of tourists every year these tourists do not admire the architectural beauty of this place but they also enjoy to shop in this historic city. There are many good venues in Agra where one can go and shop certain things to gift to their near and dear ones.
During the Mughal rule over India handicrafts were in vogue, different communities of artisans and craftsmen who were skilled in different types of art came to India. These craftsmen were highly skilled and thus produced the best of pieces which were worth admiring. The Mughal rulers patronized their work and it thus gave them impetus to work more and more. This art and skill is still alive in Agra due to which it becomes the most perfect destination for shopping freaks.

India Travel Notes - Shopping & Cuisine In Agra

Here one can buy variety of items like marble handicrafts, carpets, rugs, gold threads, and leather and embroidery pieces. The things available in the market are of good quality and one can buy it without any doubts.
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