India - Agra & the Taj Mahal (PDF Chapter)
This is the Agra & the Taj Mahal chapter from Lonely Planet’s India guidebook.
The magical allure of the Taj Mahal draws tourists like moths to a flame. And despite the hype, it’s every bit as good as you’ve heard. But the Taj is not a stand-alone attraction. The legacy of the Mughal empire has left a magnificent fort and mausoleums.
- bask in the beauty of the Taj Mahal, one of the most famous buildings in the world – a must-see!
- roam around Fatehpur Sikri, a sprawling palace complex from Mughal times, with an immense and fascinating 450-year-old mosque next door
- wander the many rooms of Agra Fort, one of India’s most impressive ancient forts
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Agra - History, Sights, Activities, Tours, Sleeping, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Shopping; Fatehpur Sikri.