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DAY 7 -JAMA MASJID, Delhi, India

After having a quick  lunch, we hopped on a tuk-tuk to reach our next destination, Jama Masjid.  The driver dropped us off on Esplanade Road at the east entrance, one of three gateways into the complex.  749 more words


Bhuranpur is not only famous for its palaces and forts but for many love stories of mughal emperors took place in this region. Aurangzeb fell in love with Hira Bai aka Zainabi Mahal in this same place. 592 more words


Shah Jahan

Shah Jahan was the fifth Mughal Emperor of India whose reign lasted from 1628 till 1658. Named Prince Khurram at birth, Shah Jahan was the son of Jahangir and his Rajput wife, Taj Bibi Bilqis Makani. 284 more words


Agra – The Monument City

Day 2:

Agra is truly a fortified city. One can find some sort of palaces or forts everywhere around the city. Sometimes, the houses too look like forts or quarters inside a fortified city. 549 more words

Uttar Pradesh

Wah Taj!

When my mind and body hungered for you,

My spirit burned to death.

Your love reaching from afar,

Breathed life into my dead ashes,

As the love of God once did to create men!! 583 more words

Uttar Pradesh

The (hi)story behind the Taj Mahal


A post by our guest blogger, Vandhana K., a sixteen-year-old who talks in puns and writes in poems, enjoys tasty food and tasteful books (both at once if she can get them).  626 more words