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World's Most-Visited Tourist Attractions

Ever heard of Everland or Lotte World? Most Americans have never planned a trip to these South Korean theme parks, yet they rank among the world’s 50 most-visited tourist attractions—beating out the Great Pyramids (4 million), the Taj Mahal (3 million), and Stonehenge (1 million). And there are moreFull story

Small blast at hospital near Taj Mahal injures 6

A small, crude bomb injured six people Saturday night at a private hospital in the Indian city of Agra near the famed Taj Mahal, police said. Full story

eTomb Tweets from Beyond the Grave

Humans have marked burial spots since caveman days, and constructed wonders like the Taj Mahal and the Great Pyramids of Giza to commemorate the dead. But c'mon, this is 2010, and a giant pile of rocks just doesn't cut it for a generation that mostly lives online anyway. Full story

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Scenes Of India
Scenes Of India

AGRA, INDIA - SEPTEMBER 29: Tourists walk around the outside of the Taj Mahal on September 29, 2010 in Agra, India. Completed in 1643, the mausoleum was built by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his third wife, Mumtaz Mahal, who is buried there alongside Jahan.

Scenes of India
Scenes of India

AGRA, INDIA - SEPTEMBER 30: The Taj Mahal is seen on September 30, 2010 in Agra, India. Completed in 1643, the mausoleum was built by th Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his third wife, Mumtaz Mahal, who is buried there alongside Jahan.

Attack on Taj Mahal hotel
Attack on Taj Mahal hotel

Employees and guest of the Taj Mahal hotel, site of one of the shootouts with terrorists, are recued by firefighters as fire engulfs the top floor on late November 26, 2008. Nearly 80 people were killed and an estimated 200 to 350 injured in a series of coordinated attacks in the Indian city of Mum

** FILE ** In this Sept. 26, 2004 file photo, tourists sit on the lawns of the Taj Mahal in Agra, India. Travel to India from the United States increased 10 percent between 2006 and 2007, on top of an 8 percent rise the year before. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup, File)