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Review of Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal
Ranked #1 of 75 things to do in Agra
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Reviewed December 8, 2014

Our first view of the Taj was in the late afternoon from across the river as the sun was setting. That was unforgettable. Then the next morning we visited the site itself and all the cliches came to mind - awesome (in its literal meaning), beautiful, peaceful (even with hundreds of vistors around). And yet one thing I hadn't thought about was the craftsmanship when you get close up to it. We normally just see the Taj from a distance so it was a great shock to see the stunning workmanship of thousands of people from hundreds of years ago. A life's ambition realised and memories which will stay with me for the rest of my life.

Thank Nemo448
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Reviewed December 8, 2014

Taj Mahal is obviously one of the "must-see-places" right up there with the pyramids of Giza and Ankor Wat. The roads around the monument are closed off to traffic and little golf carts transport people who don't want to walk the last kilometre or so. We were recommended to arrive at sunset and even then there was a long line of people waiting to go through the security check. They don't let you bring anything other than a small camera inside, and you have to leave anything else you have with you in one of the shops across the street. My husband had to leave a small tripod he carried in his camera bag and had to pay a fee to the shop for looking after it. (We were at the Eastern Gate).

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Reviewed December 8, 2014

There are always some existing trail from present to learn about the past for example people, environment culture expecially architecture.

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Reviewed December 7, 2014

Taj Mahal is breathtaking. We went to see it at sunrise, however, it did not open until after sunrise. No worrites because it was still amazing. Our guide gave us so much interesting information about the architecture and the story of the king who had it built. The Taj is perfectly symmetrical and well cared for. I could have sat there for hours. If you get a chance, it's a must see!

Thank Ingrid L
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Reviewed December 7, 2014 via mobile

Amazing place to see its too good we enjoyed a lot seeing the taj Mahal extra ordinary place no words to describe it.

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