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Shah Jahan's Prison

Agra has a lot of history. For example, it was once the capital of the vast Mughal empire. It is a very old and fascinating place. 831 more words


The Squirrel thought he's a model and wanted to be filmed.

Last week I visited the UNESCO World Heritage site “Agra Fort”, where I met this beautiful creature.

Usually squirrels get afraid of humans but the squirrels in Agra fort have a different mind set. 265 more words


Exploring Agra

Contrary to what most tourists do, I recommend staying in Agra, India for at least one night before seeing the Taj Mahal. That way you can witness the extravagant weddings-on-wheels that traverse the city at night. 21 more words


The Taj Mahal... just... wow. Agra Fort isn't bad either - Agra, India

After our whirlwind day in Delhi we were braced for our first experience with India’s infamous train system. It was Holi and we were advised that that the metro wouldn’t be running a regular service and that our best option was to take a taxi to New Delhi Station. 1,592 more words


Room with a View: the Taj Mahal in Agra (India, Part 4)

Some of the memories of our trip to India will surely fade but not this one.

This view, seen through the red sandstone Great Gate of the Taj Mahal Complex, appeared surreal in the early morning haze enveloping Agra. 975 more words


WHS #57: Forgotten Cousin of Taj Mahal

With the grandiose of Taj Mahal, one can easily forget that Agra has one of the most important citadels in India. For years, Agra Fort became the centrepoint of Mughal Empire where dramas of love and hatred were staged. 1,411 more words

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One day in Agra: Soaking in the Mughal monuments

No city captures the Speldour of the Mughal era as well as Agra does and as soon as Agra is mentioned one monument takes away all the limelight; the breathtaking Taj Mahal. 409 more words