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“Certainly not an anti-climax!” 5 of 5 stars
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Taj Mahal
Agra, India
91-522-2307037
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Owner description: Renowned for its spectacular architecture and aesthetic beauty, the Taj Mahal is also a symbol of enduring love, built by Shah Jehan to house the grave of his beloved wife, Queen Mumtaz Mahal, who died following the birth of their 14th child.
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“Certainly not an anti-climax!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2011

Just as impressive as expected, the Taj did not disappoint. Foreigners have to pay a lot more than local tourists (750 rupees vs 20!) but the bitter taste left in your mouth is soon washed away by the sheer beauty of the monument (plus the 'free' water that is included with the entry. Not to be missed, visit at dawn before all the tour groups arrive.

Visited October 2011
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“Taj Mahal Agra”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2011

A superb site which lives up to all the hype and more. Go in the morning for the best light and the fewest crowds. We tried a sunset trip to the other side of the river, which was underwhelming. You can choose to take a bicycle rickshaw through the grounds to the main entrance, but make sure you bargain hard!

Visited October 2011
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“Tips for Taj visit”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2011

Very crowded. Wear sensible shoes and clothes and bring only necessary items-like camera, water and money.

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“a wow in every sense of the word”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2011

Its beauty, the setting and the history that went with it. definitely one of the 7 wonders of the world

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“Go early to see the Taj at sun rise”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2011

Everybody has to go to the Taj Mahal - it would not be a visit to India if you didn't!

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