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Ruth and Nigel outside the Taj  
   

Ruth and Nigel outside the Taj

The majesty of the Taj Mahal

August 6th 2017
We were lucky enough to be staying within walking distance of the Taj, which meant we had no difficulty in walking to the ticket office at 5.15 so that we were in the queue for the sunrise visit at 5.30 and were through the gates when they opened at 5.40. The first real peep at the Taj Mahal in the dawn was simply breath taking. Although there were many people in the crowds, there was a se ... read more
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