Beauty lies in the eyes of beholder! The Taj Mahal. Located in Agra, Uttar Pradesh is one of the finest examples of beauty and Mughal architecture. Glimpses of Taj is famous all over the world and it attracts maximum number of tourists across the state. Come walk along the pathway beside the pool accompanied by fountains upto mausoleum crafted in pure marbles, jewelled with precious stones. Come to unfold the pages from past and dive into the peace and exotic aroma of the epic in stone- Taj Mahal. The pictorial descriptions by the historians about its period of making is the reason of attraction which bound people to feel the essence of the mount, have a look at the intricate carvings on the Taj. The breath taking beauty of the monument will leave you wondering in the thoughts and keep you occupied. More than 3 million people pour into Agra each year to see the architectural wonder created in the 17th century by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan as a symbol of love and affection for his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal.
But what many of us are not aware of is that there is more than one way to have the view of this mind blowing white marble masterpiece. So if you come for a trip to Agra to have wonderful experience of Taj, here are some best sights of Taj to catch.
From inside the Taj Grounds: Most intriguingly, though being inside the grounds allows you to get close and personal to the world’s most beautiful love symbol. One might need to pay some amount of money for having the privilege to have the glimpse of this masterpiece. But when you are inside you can actually see all the classic sight of Taj reflected upon the Lotus Pond and this is the most gorgeous view from inside which is just mesmerizing to eyes.
Riverbank alongside Taj: There is pathway outside of eastern wall of Taj Mahal complex leading to a small place beside the Yamuna River. It gives the visitors chance to snap the Taj form this unusual angle in the northeast corner. One can also pay for the boat-hands here which will row you out to the middle of the river and here you can have get a more beautiful view of Taj.
From Mehtab Bagh: The Mughal Park on the opposite side of the river from the Taj offers a chance to view the rural setting which sometimes does annoy the visitors. But the authorities have taken all favourable steps to avoid troublesome condition and prevent tourist from strolling along the river but this sight is still a great place for the photo shots and beautiful snaps though.
From Agra Fort: It is said that sunset and sunrise are always beautiful, so if you get a chance to crack any of the two you can have the most incredible view of Taj from Agra Fort.
Apart of all the above places you can also capture beautiful sights of Taj from the flower filed rooftop café of Saniya Palace Hotel. Taj ganj is one of the main areas of budget tourists to stay in Agra, which is full of rooftop cafes.
The grace of perfection Taj Mahal has is just breathtaking and it makes you wonder how perfectly one can express their love through this love symbol. Taj Mahal is best known for its photographic dilemma which generally tourist coming from across the country figure out and they develop their own sight of catching the glimpse of the monument. If one has a heart that beats and the purity of love that galore, surely one deserves to visit “TAJ MAHAL”