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The Untold Story of Taj Mahal : 100+ Shocking Secrets, Facts of Hindu Temple

Before you start reading this untold story of Taj Mahal, we have a small disclaimer to make. What you’re going to read down below will completely change your viewpoint of Taj Mahal and we are sorry for destroying all your romantic imaginations. Apologies for trashing all poems, songs, and sayings on love story of Taj Mahal. Truth is that plausibility of Taj Mahal being a love symbol is as much …

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Agra Travel Guide – The Most Frequently Asked Questions About Agra Travel

Hi there, So you are coming to Agra to see Taj Mahal…. I’m absolutely always interested in hearing from readers of this site. Being born and brought up in Agra I can help you see the city the way locals see it and tell you the places where locals eat. Whether it’s your trip itinerary or hotels or regarding train tickets and arranging transport facilities or ideas where you can …

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Fatehpur Sikri Travel Guide – Everything You Need To Know About Glorious Ghost Town

Fatehpur Sikri Travel Guide A red sandstone deserted city that was at one time the famed capital of the Mughal Empire in the sixteenth century, Fatehpur Sikri presently stands abandoned as a ghost town. It was strangely left over for Delhi as capital not long after it was set up probably because of the scarcity of water. However Fatehpur Sikri  is regarded as the best example of Mughal design and …

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Poor Conservation Of Taj Mahal – Beyond Mud Facials

Conservation of Taj Mahal – How to Save? Is it a coincidence that one of the New 7 Wonders of the World needs a “facial”? Well, not exactly. The Taj Mahal has been suffering from the effects of pollution and huge crowds for the past several decades. The various measures taken by the government in the past for the conservation of Taj Mahal have failed miserably. The booming popularity of …

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Best Experiences – 10 Things To Do in Agra Beyond Taj Mahal

Coming to Agra? And feel like there is nothing else to do or see beyond the much talked about world wonder – Taj Mahal which took 22 years and 20,000 workers to built? Have a look at these five best experiences in Agra – things to do in city of Love which will make you change your opinion about Agra. Things to Do in Agra 1. Dinner with Taj Mahal …

Top Best Places To Eat In Agra

UPDATE: There has been lot of changes since i last wrote this post  few years back. Some of the new restaurants have opened up & some of the below mentioned ones have downgraded their food quality. I am trying to give you the latest update on the new arrivals. After Covid, things have changed drastically. Best Places to Eat in Agra near Taj Mahal Dorothy Day has rightly said that …

Friday Photo : George Harrison at Taj Mahal in 1966 – First ever Selfie of the World

George Harrison – First Selfie of the World This week’s Friday Photo comes from Beatles lead guitarist George Harrison when he clicked a selfie at Taj Mahal during his India visit in 1966. This photo is regarded as the First ever selfie taken before the launch of modern day camera phones. At the age of 23, George Harrison visited India as an ordinary tourist and took this selfie in front …

Agra Heritage Culture Walk: Come with us to local market tour

Agra Heritage Culture Walk As former US president Bill Clinton rightly said, “There are two kinds of people in the world. Those who have seen the Taj Mahal and love it; and those who have not seen the Taj but still love it.” Being on every traveler’s bucket list & the only city of the world to have 3 world heritage monuments (Taj Mahal, Fort & Fatehpur Sikri), Agra is …

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What To See in Agra : Must See Agra Attractions for 2 Nights

Most of the time travelers visit Agra on a short one day trip either from New Delhi or Jaipur. And they have no idea to what to see in Agra beside the famous Taj Mahal… Agra is the only city in the world which boasts of having 3 world heritage sites by UNESCO: Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri. Now visiting India’s most cherished monument Taj Mahal in a …

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Dental Tourism India: Smile More, Pay Less in Agra

Dental Tourism India -Cheap Dental Implants India Dental tourism, which is also known as a dental vacation or dental holidays, is one of the many sub domains of medical tourism. Owing to rising costs of healthcare in most developed countries, many people prefer to travel to developing countries or nations that offer economic healthcare. Not only does one manage to get cheap dental care but also gets to have a …

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Offbeat Agra: Go Beyond Taj Mahal

To most people visit to Agra involves the magnificent Taj Mahal. Of course no travel bucket list is complete without visiting this monument of love but the city is much more than just the Taj. Due to the huge publicity and propaganda of Taj Mahal, other offbeat, lesser known places have been dwarfed in front of it. And it makes me wonder how often do people know about Offbeat Agra places …