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Impressive Stone Work at Agra Fort

AGRA, India — On the inside, Agra Fort boasts an impressive collection of stone work on its walls in the form of carved marble and detailed inlays. 96 more words

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Visiting the Millennium-Old Agra Fort

AGRA, India — It’s not often you get to walk into a 1,000-year-old structure where countless battles took place, yet the Agra Fort in its current incarnation made it significantly easier for tourists than for the scores of armies that sought to control the red sandstone complex on the banks of the Yamuna River. 128 more words

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Agra Fort - The Unsung Hero

Agra Fort (The Red Fort in Agra) is such an under-estimated monument. It has always been over-shadowed by its more (insanely) famous sister monument The Taj Mahal. 111 more words

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Wah Taj – My Agra Diary (Part 8)

Agra Fort was my last stop at Agra. The fort is massive and represents the culmination of India’s Indo-Islamic heritage. Here a visitor is stunned simply looking at its majesty, the magical inlays on marble and Akbar’s vision on Rajput-Persian synthesis. 387 more words

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The Goodness about the Taj Mahal

There is a strange feeling of goodness that strikes my heart every time I visit the Taj Mahal. While most of my friends have complained of the dingy dirty lanes that lead up to this monument of love and the long serpentine queues that snake all its way to the entrance, I have somehow been able to rise above the mundane and managed to remain oblivious to the surroundings. 595 more words

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Agra Fort, India

Meredith Fisher and myself channeling our inner Elizabeth Gilbert at #AgraFort Agra, India

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