Agra Journals

Agra and the Taj Mahal

An August 2006 trip to Agra by cjg1

Taj Mahal Photo, Agra, India More Photos
Quote: My one night and two-day stay in Agra.

Trident Hilton Agra

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Hotel

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My experiences at the Trident Hilton Agra left me with a good feeling from and honest attempt to make the customer happy. I was well received at check-in and was shown to my room. To my dismay it was a two twin bed room but that’s really ok in the scheme of things. This allowed me to jump in the shower and just enjoy my first hour to myself in a week.The main feature of this hotel is its courtyard. This is where the pool is located and also many places to sit and a large hill in the center. It really would be worth staying a night here if I felt Agra deserved more than just one night. And as such I would pick the Sheraton instead in the future.Rates here go from the very affordable $30...Read More

Member Rating 3 out of 5 on January 16, 2007

Trident Hilton Agra
TAJ NAGARI SCHEME FATEHABAD RD
Agra, India
91-562-2331818

Taj Mahal

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Attraction

Taj Mahal Photo, Agra, India
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What an experience this is. When you first get to the parking lot you are JUMPED by everyone and their mother trying to get you to ride in their cart to the entrance. You really should just walk. It is like a gauntlet though. Everyone trying to sell you something. This is honestly a part of India that by the end of my trip I hated. No couldn’t just mean no. But hey, it’s the way it is there and all part of the experience.The foreigners are required to pay extra as always, about 500 rupees, and you are given covers for your shoes. After checking your ticket and the security detectors you are finally on the grounds. Bring on more people selling you tours you don’t need because they claim it’s ea...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on January 12, 2007

Taj Mahal

Agra, India