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In the Aftermath of Love at Agra

The octagonal tower is embellished with trellised windows. In the chiaroscuro of Agra’s midday light, each arched screen scintillates with the sophistication of pointelle lace. Peering through one of the eyelets, I can see the distant minarets of… 768 more words

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Agra, Uttar Pradesh

After leaving our paradise in the Maldives, our itinerary was to fly back to Delhi, stay the night, then take an early morning train to Agra, which is in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh. 606 more words

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Agra Will Remain on The World Map For Ever- Sandeep Marwah

Agra 3rd Jan, 2015: “Agra is a major tourist destination because of its many splendid Mughal-era buildings, most notably the Tāj Mahal, Agra Fort and Fatehpūr Skirl all three of which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. 127 more words

The Taj Mahal and Agra Fort

Firstly they are both amazing. The Taj more so than Agra Fort but I was very pleasantly surprised as it is a lot more spectacular than photos make it out to be. 157 more words

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Wall Whisperers

Agra Fort was the last of a long list of forts we visited in India.

However, this was the first time we had a guide, and it was interesting to hear some of the stories of things that took place there. 93 more words

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India 2014: Day 38 to 41 - Delhi to Agra  

After our overnight train journey from Haridwar we were due to arrive in Delhi around 7:30am. Just enough time to get across to New Delhi station and negotiate tout alley on our way up to the foreign tourist ticket reservation centre for opening at 8am so we could check whether we were on the Guwahati train later that day or not. 4,722 more words

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