Rajasthan, Delhi & Agra - Agra & the Taj Mahal (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Agra & the Taj Mahal chapter from Lonely Planet’s Rajasthan, Delhi & Agra guidebook.

The magical allure of the Taj Mahal draws tourists to Agra like moths to a wondrous flame. And despite the hype, it’s every bit as good as you’ve heard. But the Taj is not a stand-alone at-traction. The legacy of the Mughal empire has left a magnificent fort and a liberal sprinkling of fascinating tombs and mausoleums; and there’s also fun to be had in the bustling chowks (mar-ketplaces).

  • bask in the beauty of one of the most famous buildings in the world, the Taj Mahal.
  • maps
  • roam the sprawling Fatehpur Sikri Mughal palace complex, with an immense and fasci-nating 450-year-old mosque next door
  • transport
  • wander the many rooms of one of India’s most impressive ancient forts at Agra
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Best Places to Sleep, Agra, Around Agra, When to Go.

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