The Rough Guide to Rajasthan, Delhi & Agra

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The Rough Guide to Rajasthan, Delhi and Agra is the most comprehensive guide available. From the magnificent Taj Mahal to craft shopping in Rajasthan, the inspiring full-colour section introduces all the regions highlights. You’ll find detailed accounts of every major tourist sight, along with critical reviews of all the best places to sleep, eat, drink and shop, in all price ranges. There’s comprehensive detail on getting around by train, bus and car, while the guide also includes clear and comprehensive maps of...

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Overview

The Rough Guide to Rajasthan, Delhi and Agra is the most comprehensive guide available. From the magnificent Taj Mahal to craft shopping in Rajasthan, the inspiring full-colour section introduces all the regions highlights. You’ll find detailed accounts of every major tourist sight, along with critical reviews of all the best places to sleep, eat, drink and shop, in all price ranges. There’s comprehensive detail on getting around by train, bus and car, while the guide also includes clear and comprehensive maps of all major towns and tourist sites in the region. The full colour introductions and inserts, along with inspirational photography, give you a flavour of this region’s unique cultural heritage. All the practical advice you need before you go and when you arrive, complete with expert coverage of the regions history, religion, wildlife and language.

The Rough Guide to Rajasthan, Delhi and Agra is like having a local friend plan your trip.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781848365551
  • Publisher: DK Publishing, Inc.
  • Publication date: 9/20/2010
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 456
  • Sales rank: 969,779
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 7.70 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Gavin Thomas is also author of The Rough Guide to Sri Lanka and the Rough Guide to Dubai. Dan Jacobs has contributed to numerous Rough Guides including Morocco, Egypt, India, West Africa, Tunisia and Mexico
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Table of Contents


Colour section     1
Introduction     6
Where to go     7
When to go     10
Things not to miss     12
Basics     17
Getting there     19
Entry requirements     25
Getting around     27
Health     36
Accommodation     43
Food and drink     46
The media     53
Festivals and holidays     54
Sports and outdoor activities     57
Crime and personal safety     58
Culture and etiquette     61
Shopping     65
Travelling with children     67
Travel essentials     68
Guide     77
Delhi     79
Agra     157
Jaipur and eastern Rajasthan     197
Western Rajasthan     261
Southern Rajasthan     329
Contexts     377
History     377
Religion     396
Art and architecture     407
Wildlife     416
Books     421
Language     427
Useful Hindi words and phrases     430
Food anddrink glossary     432
Glossary     437
Travel store     443
Small print & Index     449
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