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  • Kitty B
    Morley, UK292 contributions
    We visited the Taj Mahal in Monsoon season, so there were a handful of western travellers there. This made the queues non-existent, and we managed to walk around the whole area with no problem or waiting.

    It is a truly beautiful place to visit, and the story of why it was built melts your heart. The building is cleaned regularly, so was looking amazing when we visited.

    The one thing I found very hard in India, was the locals constantly wanting to take my photograph or have a selfie with me. It is completely harmless, but as an introvert I found that very difficult.

     

    You are not allowed to take photos of the inside building, which was fine, but you are ushered around quickly, and the security guards were so focused on us, they completely ignored the local tourist who were taking tons of selfies and photo’s. It felt a bit like double standards to me.

    100% worth a visit if you are in the are of Agra, Rajasthan.

    *Note the price is usually more expensive for foreigners

    Written 23 June 2022
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  • Kitty B
    Morley, UK292 contributions
    All the Forts in India are so well build and so beautiful. The carvings and detail are just so lovely to see.

    Even the locals like to visit this monument which shows its popularity.

    Worth a visit
    Written 23 June 2022
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  • Film G
    New England857 contributions
    Another mausoleum (like the Taj Mahal) but on a smaller scale, you get to see things more up close and personal. And there are no crowds. It is a complex of buildings, also including gates, wells, fountains and gardens. In many ways this is better than the Taj due to the quiet, and ability to see it all up close. One hour is all you’ll need. Do it.
    Written 6 April 2022
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  • macedonboy
    Glasgow, UK156,891 contributions
    This palace inside Agra Fort is probably the most significant building inside the fort complex, and housed the women of the royal household. There’s no much evidence of that, though I thought the most significant structures are the multistoried red sandstone walls and the huge bowl used as a bath.
    Written 23 April 2020
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  • rajatkant
    Lucknow, India282 contributions
    I wish the experience be enriches with audio trails available for the uninitiated.the guides tell laced anecdotes with scant respect for history.
    Written 24 July 2021
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  • 832vgs
    New Delhi, India1,316 contributions
    Shri Mankameshwar Temple in Agra is one of the ancient temples devoted to Lord Shiva and is located close to Agra Fort Railway Station. One has to descend a few stairs to reach the sanctum sanctorum. Devotees require to be in traditional Indian dress such as Dhoti or Saree to enter the Sanctum. It is said that the Shiva Linga is covered by silver metal and was founded by the Lord Himself during Dwapara era. A must go for every devotee visiting the city.
    Written 22 August 2019
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  • nahidau
    Mumbai, India16 contributions
    Beautiful mosque across the Taj, One can even see the spot where the Emperor Shahjehan offered prayers behind the main Imam. We visited early morning. The place was so calm, beautiful and serene.
    Written 11 November 2020
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  • stantp1916
    Farakka, India1,247 contributions
    The court of public hearings. Since this was dedicated to the general public, it is large in size, although lacks the grandeur. The arches of the ceilings are intricately carved and are pure works of art. The place is clean and well maintained too.
    Written 12 February 2020
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  • Rajdeep
    Bengaluru, India44 contributions
    This temple has glory of lord shiva since raja Mansingh has founded this temple. Whosever visits here found calm and peace of mind body and soul.
    Written 22 April 2019
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  • shiv_yash_bhukadofagra
    Agra, India363 contributions
    heyy guys today i tell you about agra very imp famous place sanjay place basically this place is agra technical or shares markets and all the banks and companies head office soo the sanjay plce is the hub of Bussness like their is totally office work. Here are some very old and famous restaurant all famous big clothes shops also their today i upload a famous chai walla of agra at hari parwat if you are in agra or you not taste this chai so you never think what you miss..... More updates of sanjay place soon... Pics and more info
    Written 15 February 2019
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  • kattullus
    Stockholm, Sweden1,106 contributions
    That this very high ranking representative of the British Raj during the Indian Rebellion of 1857 rests in this conspicuous place is a sore point with some Indians. However it is a tribute to their forgiving attitude that the tomb has been left untouched. Also, Colvin was not too hard-fisted and was even accused by higher authorities for showing too much clemency in a proclamation to the "natives" which was therefore censured.
    Written 24 February 2019
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  • Syed_Mudassir
    Bengaluru, India150 contributions
    This is a small village more like a heritage village, portraying a typical Indian ecosystem of homely cooked food and experience to local culture. You can drop by while your way to Fatehpur Sikri.
    Written 14 December 2017
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  • meena1981
    Bokaro Steel City, India492 contributions
    It is a very beautiful and old temple. It is situated in Raja Kaira at Shamsabad Road in Agra.The temple has a beautiful Shivlinga installed inside the main sanctum along with a Nandi.Devotees take blessings from Lord Shiva by offering- Sugar, honey, Milk, flowers and the holy water of Ganges. Kanvarias also bring divine water to offer on Lingam during Shravana Maas.
    Written 27 April 2018
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  • Rana S
    589 contributions
    In a corner of Agra is a cemetery initially made for the Armenian Christians who visited the court of Akbar and the oldest grave is of Thomas Mildenhall an Englishman who died in 1614.
    However this cemetery is famous for the mausoleum of Dutchman, Colonel John William Hessing, made by his wife Anne. It's called the Red Taj mahal as its made in Mughal architecture.
    It also houses the tomb of Sombre the husband of Begum Samru.
    It's a beautiful cemetery and very peaceful and we'll looked after.
    Written 1 October 2018
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  • infojonny
    Mumbai, India219 contributions
    The BR Ambedkar university is old and the surrounding is also quiet nice and you can also find garden around it.
    Written 29 March 2018
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