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Royal fortitude: Three of India’s must-see forts

Tour the World’s host Adam Ford debates the semantics of the word fort in India and visits three of the country’s most stunning royal fortresses – the Red Fort, the Agra Fort and the Amber Fort… 682 more words

Tour The World

Agra Fort - Mughal Architecture at its Best

After visiting the Jama masjid we decided to go for a visit to the Agra Fort. This fort is also commonly called as Lal- Quila and is a symbol of strength and power of the Mughal dynasty. 328 more words


The Grandeur of Agra Fort

Agra rose to prominence during the Mughal reign and has been a major historical and heritage centre of India since then. Sultan Sikandar Lodi found the city in 1504 and in 1526, it was captured by Babur – the first Mughal emperor. 481 more words

India Holidays

The Taj Mahal and Agra - Beauty and the Beast

Our first taste of train travel in India came on our trip from Varanasi to Agra.  We bought second class tickets through our guesthouse in Varanasi and it wasn’t until we were halfway to Agra and decided to take a look at the tickets, that we realised we’d paid an absolute premium for the ticket booking service. 955 more words


These ten historical monuments earn India the most revenue

As airfares become cheaper and the world gets more adventurous, India’s tourism sector has been reaping the benefits. Revenues are expected to rise by 7.9% over the next decade. 362 more words


Designs on walls...

When I moved into a new house, I unpacked and put up all those freshly washed and ironed curtains, the polished wood furniture and other small curios to decorate the house but still there seemed something missing in the decor. 199 more words

Historic India

Visting one of the greatest symbols of love: The Taj Mahal

Coming back to the Golden Triangle tour; it was time to visit Agra the city where the Taj Mahal is situated. Me, Peter and my parents-in-law couldn’t wait to see the Taj Mahal at sun rise. 2,135 more words