Posts Tagged ‘Agra’

A Symbol of eternal love : The Taj Mahal!

Perfect in every way and recognized as one of the wonders of the world, the Taj Mahal or ‘Symbol of Eternal Love’ as it is affectingly known is one of the most visited monuments in the world for its grandeur and splendor. Built in Agra in the 17th century by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan for his [...]

Monument Series : An architectural marvel : Fatehpur Sikri

  Enter this ghost town and its enchanting beauty immediately captivates you! One of the most exquisite cities ever built, Fatehpur Sikri is often referred to as India’s first planned city, built in the 16th century by Emperor Akbar to celebrate the birth of his son Jehangir. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, this city 204 km away from Delhi, [...]

Monument Series : A wonder called the Taj!

Call it the ‘Epitome of Love’ or one of the ‘Wonders of the World’…one of the finest monuments ever built, the Taj Mahal in Agra tells us about one of the greatest love stories of all times! Built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan (grandson of Akbar the Great) in memory of his Queen Arjumand Bano Begum [...]

Visit Agra- The City of the Taj Mahal and Much More!

The city of Agra, located in the state of Uttar Pradesh has become synonymous with the beautiful Taj Mahal. The city is situated on the banks of the River Yamuna and is located 363 kms away from the state capital of Lucknow. Apart from the Taj there are also other Mughal legends in the city [...]

Varanasi, a city that takes you back in time!

We all know that India is a country shrouded in antiquity, mythology & legends, known for its wonderful ancient monuments & heritage archeological sites that take you back in time! But are you ready to explore what’s been described as THE OLDEST LIVING CITY on Earth? One that according to mythological legends, was created by none other than Lord [...]

Dreams come true…Life in a palace!The Palace on Wheels!

Come summer and who isn’t looking up holiday options? If you’re looking at experiencing the very best  India has to offer its tourists, but at the same time want something completely  unique and different, why not give the ‘Palace on Wheels’ a try? Rated as one of the top ten luxury train journeys in the [...]