The Taj Mahal is one of the must-see places in the world: The Taj Mahal meaning Crown of the Palace is a white marble mausoleum on the south bank of the Yamuna River in the Indian city of Agra.
The white marble structure has been one of the wonders of the world. It was specially made by the Mughal emperor, Shah Jahan to house the tomb of his favorite wife, Mumtaz Mahal.
The tomb is the core part of the complex, which includes a mosque and a guest house. And is placed in formal gardens bounded on three sides by a crenelated wall. The Taj Mahal was designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site for being “the jewel of Muslim art in India. And one of the universally admired masterpieces of the world’s heritage”. The Taj Mahal attracts 7–8 million visitors a year. It was declared a winner of the New7Wonders of the World initiative.
You will be picked up at 7 am from your hotel in Delhi, and take a 3.5-hour ride to Agra (220 km). On your way there you will have a 15-minute stop for tea, coffee and restroom use.
Upon arrival to Agra, you will meet your tour guide and proceed on an excursion to the Taj Mahal. After the excursion, you will have lunch. You will then proceed to Agra Fort, where you can witness the most moving view of the Taj Mahal from a little octagonal tower that lies across the Jamuna River.
Taj Mahal is the greatest and most beautiful monument of love and art. As you reach AGRA, enter from the EASTERN GATE, There are many ethnic dining spaces on the walk to Taj Mahal.
One such outstanding dining & refreshments place is Dos TEA Cafeteria along the walk to Taj Mahal which offers refreshing Tea & Coffee in the serene environment with Indian as well as Continental. A must visit the place to relax before & after the visit to Taj.
“The Taj Mahal is one of the must-see places in the world”