Stellar Tour of the Monument of Love
Reviewed September 6, 2016
A trip to the Taj Mahal is a momentous event. And to be guided on a tour of the Monument of Love by Mohammed Rizwan, a native of Agra, is to experience a visit that is truly unforgettable. He is a tour guide par excellence, with a knowledge that is deep and nuanced. Rizwan delivers fact and legend in enticing vignettes and stories of the larger than life characters, the Mughal rulers, whose entanglements, habits, desires and idiosyncrasies form a legacy that is breathtaking and surreal. With an intimate knowledge of Agra, Rizwan can tell you the exact time and vantage points from which to view the colors of the Taj Mahal's stunning exterior at various time of day, such a sunrise and sunset. Rizwan is a sophisticated and knowledgeable guide, attuned to his clients and will take every step, without cutting corners, to ensure a memorable and inspiring visit to Agra.