Glimpse of The Taj Mahal On A Trip Through The Golden Triangle

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The Golden Triangle, covering the lands of maharajas and nawabs/ mughals in the three cities of Jaipur, Agra, and Delhi makes for the must visit travel plan. Starting from the pink city, this city of maharaja has some rich culture, forts and palaces and some Rajasthani delicacies to savor. Known as the shopper’s paradise, Jaipur has a lot of handicrafts and artifacts to show.

The capital city of the country – Delhi is alive with bustling streets, monuments like Qutab Minar, Red Fort, India Gate. Relish the street food like chaat, paratha, etc. of Delhi found in the small alleys of Chandni Chowk.

After Delhi- Jaipur, one cannot miss to visit Agra, for its wonder monument ‘Taj Mahal’ recalling the past glory of Mughal empire.

Famed and fabled, the epitome of love , the beauty of  ‘Taj Mahal’ is such which is matchless in its splendor throughout the world.

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The city of Agra in Uttar Pradesh is one of the most stopped cities due to its historic significance and one of the Seven Wonders of the World – the Taj Mahal, which was built by the great Mughal emperor Shah Jahan for his beloved Mumtaz.

The Taj 2

In the lands of the Taj Mahal, Taj Mahotsav is the most eagerly awaited festival and this year it is celebrating its 25 years.  The festival portrays matchless cultural heritage and traditions in the historic city of Agra.

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The 10 day long carnival which started from 18th Feb 2016 and is going on with full enthusiasm till 27th Feb 2016. It displays country’s extensive art, crafts and cultures. With live performances by great musicians from different genres showcase the extensive diversity through music and dances, amidst the romantic backdrop of the Taj Mahal.

 

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After a day long sight seeing, one can savor the tasty street food of Agra be it chaat or mouth watering mutton or seekh kebab at Mama Franky Sadar Bazaar, Agra.

We bet you just as the sight of Taj Mahal, the taste of Agra’s street food will linger on for life long 🙂

How To Reach– Home to Taj Mahal, Agra is well-connected with all major cities in India making it easily accessible.

  • Distance between Jaipur and Agra : 243 Km
  • By Air : Agra’s Kheria Airport is located about 12.5 km from the heart of the city.
  • By Road : Agra can be reached by bus/car/taxi, time- Approx. 5 hours
  • By Train:Agra has four main railway stations – the Agra Cantonment, Raja-ki-Mandi, Agra Fort and Idgah Agra, time- Approx. 4 hours

There are still 4 days left. Get a taste of the rich heritage of the country.

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