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Agra Fort and the Taj Mahal

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For many people, visiting the Taj Mahal is the highlight of a trip to India. Well, it certainly does not disappoint. We visited on Saturday which was crowded as! We were there late in the day so we got to see the sunset and the lovely pastel shades of the winter sun.

Winter is very mild here, ranging from a few chilly mornings of maybe 12 degrees Celsius through to days in the low 30s. It’s not too hot though as the climate at this time of year is very dry.

Before we went to the Taj Mahal we spend some time at the Agra Fort and it was quite impressive.

Pictures of both follow.

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Our animated guide who took us through the fort at Agra

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Inlaid semi-precious stones

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A beautiful clear day for the Taj Mahal