Tag Archives: 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 late wife Mumtaz Mahal; who […Read More]

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, was built on the extension […Read More]

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 also called Mumtaz Mahal after […Read More]

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 Shiva himself with its mention in […Read More]

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 world, the Palace on Wheels […Read More]