Visit Taj Mahal – the eternal romantic monument on valentine’s day 14th February 2020

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Location : Agra, India

Destination Type: Romantic destination

Taj Mahal tells the immortal love story of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan and his wife Mumtaz Mahal . It is a monument considered to be one of the seven wonders of the world. Its was built by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in the memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. For centuries Taj Mahal is the most sought out romantic destination in India.

History of  Taj Mahal

  1. The construction started on 1631 and ended by 1653
  2. It was named after Mumtaz Mahal, Emperor’s wife
  3. It was built in Agra on the banks of river Yamuna
  4. The chief architect was a Persian called Ustad Ahmad Lahauri,
  5. 28 types of precious jewels were set on marble during the construction

Activities for tourists at Agra on Valentine’s day

  1. Spent time in Taj Mahal, retelling the eternal love story
  2. Enjoy the architecture and decorations inside the monument
  3. Relax at the garden and take photos
  4. Visit Agra fort and Tomb of Akbar
  5. Buy Handicrafts and enjoy local cuisine

How to reach there


The closest domestic and international airport to Agra is at Delhi, the Indira Gandhi International Airport, which is well-linked with all prime Indian and foreign destinations. 


 Cities such as Delhi, Jaipur, Gwalior, Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai are well-connected to Agra with regular trains


Agra is well connected by state and roadways buses to several cities and towns like Delhi, Gwalior, Kanpur, Lucknow and Jaipur. There are basically two prime bus terminals in Agra, namely Idgah Bus Stand and ISBT and buses here are available for all major destinations. Those driving from Delhi to Agra can take NH 2 route while those travelling from Jaipur can take NH 11 road. The recently constructed Delhi-Agra Taj Expressway has reduced travel time to the city substantially, making the drive itself highly pleasureable.


Nearby destinations for tour operators / travel agents

  1. New Delhi ( 209kms away)
  2. Mathura ( 58 kms away)
  3. Vrindavan ( 76 kms away)
  4. Alwar ( 168 kms away)
  5. Surajkund ( 208 kms away)

Some hotels in Agra for tourists and tour operators with room tariff less than Rs.5000/- per night

Radisson Blu 

Court Yard by Marriot 

Trident Agra 

Double Tree by Hilton 

Atulyaa  Taj 

ITC Mughal 

Taj Heritage 

Crystal Sarovar Premiere 

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