Where:

Agra,

Uttar Pradesh, India

About 200 km south of the Indian capital New Delhi.

Last Visited:

January 1999, Rob

Why Go:

Visit the icon of India - the Taj Mahal

Highlights:

  • Taj Mahal: Although it seems like a typical tourist trap - the Taj Mahal is truly impressive and worth a visit.
  • Fatehpur Sikri: 40km west of Agra, it is a well preserved deserted city which is easily reached on a day trip from Agra.
  • Agra Fort: an interesting fort in the center of Agra city.

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Eating, Drinking & Sleeping:

Accommodation: I found a nice place, pretty cheap, around the corner from the Taj.

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