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Romance Review of Sikandra (Akbar's Tomb)

Away Travel Expert: David Swanson
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  • You can hire a driver to take you to Sikandra, but consider an auto-rickshaw, a three-wheeled motorcycle with a tin cab on the back, just big enough for a pair of snuggling lovers. Although India's auto-rickshaws are major polluters, the green-and-yellow versions in Agra run on compressed natural gas, out of respect for the Taj Mahal.
Although Fatehpur Sikri was a bit of a folly, its creator, Emperor Akbar, is considered the greatest of Mughal leaders. The monumental tomb he designed for himself is found on the outskirts of Agra, six miles from Agra Fort. An immense gateway leads

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8km (5 miles) from Agra on NH 2
Parking: Daily sunrise-sunset
Price: Admission Rs 110 ($2.70/£1.35). Rs 10 (25¢/15p) discount with Taj ticket. Rs 25 (60¢/30p) video

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Telephone Number: 0562/264-1230
Price Information: Admission Rs 110 ($2.70/£1.35). Rs 10 (25¢/15p) discount with Taj ticket. Rs 25 (60¢/30p) video
The details, dates, and prices mentioned here were accurate at the time of publication.

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