By Air :  The fastest way of reaching Taj Mahal, Agra is by air. The city of Taj, Agra, has its own airport that is around 7 km from the city center. Indian Airlines operates flights to Agra on a daily basis.

 

By Rail : There is a good network of trains connecting Agra with the rest of the country. Apart from the main railway station of Agra Cantonment, there are other two stations also, that of Raja-ki-Mandi and Agra Fort. The main trains connecting Agra with Delhi are Palace on Wheels, Shatabdi, Rajdhani, and Taj Express.

 

By Road : There are regular bus services from Agra to a number of important cities. The main bus stand of Idgah has a number of buses running for Delhi, Jaipur, Mathura, Fatehpur-Sikri, etc.

 

Local Transportation : After reaching the city also, you need some sort of local transport to reach Taj Mahal. You can easily get taxi, tempo, auto-rickshaw and cycle rickshaw in the city that will take you to your destination. Prepaid taxis are also available if you want to visit the various places near the city. For the adventurous kind, there are bicycles that can be hired on hourly basis from different parts of the city. Since diesel and petrol vehicle are not permitted in the vicinity of Taj Mahal area, you can find battery-operated buses, horse-driven tongas, rickshaws and other pollution-free vehicles there.

Agra is famous as being home to one of the Seven Wonders of the world-the Taj Mahal. The architectural splendour of the mausoleums, the fort and the palaces is vivid reminder  of the opulence of the legendary Mughal empire, of which Agra was the capital in the 16th and early 17th centuries.  The city is also famous for its carpets, gold thread embroidery and leather shoes.

*DATES OF FULL MOON OR NIGHT VIEWING OF TAJ MAHAL IN THE YEAR 2023-24*

  • APRIL 2023 : DURING THE RAMZAN MONTH (FROM 23.03.2023 TO 21.04.2023) THERE WILL BE NO NIHGT VIEWING OF TAJ MAHAL IN MONTH OF APRIL
  • MAY 2023  : 5TH MAY 2023, FRIDAY
  • JUNE 2023 : 4TH JUNE 2023, SUNDAY
  • JULY 2023  : 2nd July 2023, SUNDAY
  • AUGUST 2023 : 1st AUGUST 2023, TUESDAY And 30th AUGUST  2023, WEDNESDAY
  • SEPTEMBER 2023  : 28th SEPTEMEBER 2023, THURSDAY
  • OCTOBER 2023 : 28th OCTOBER 2023, SATURDAY
  • NOVEMBER 2023 : 27th NOVEMBER 2023, MONDAY
  • DECEMBER 2023 : 26th DECEMEBER 2023, TUESDAY
  • JANUARY 2024 : 25th JANUARY 2024, THURSDAY
  • FEBRUARY 2024 : 23rd FEBRUARY 2024, FRIDAY
  • MACRH  2024 : 25th MARCH 2024, MONDAY 

Please find the moon light visit details as below :-

* The Tajmahal by moonlight shall be open on Full moon day & 2 days before & 2 days after the full moon - 5 days  in a  month except for the month of Ramadan & every Friday.

* On every Friday, it shall remain closed. ( even for moonlight visit it shall remain closed on Friday ).

* The timings are 2030 to 2400 hours. Eight batches of 50 persons. Total 400 visitors per day.

* The entrance tickets presently are as follows :

     Adult :                                     Foreigners - Rs  750/-     Indians -   Rs  510/-

     Children :  3 to 15 years   :  Foreigners  - Rs 500/-     Indians  -  Rs  500/-

* The tickets are computer printed individually with full details of the guests and are non transferable.

* ASI needs following details in advance on the application form for ALL guests :

     Foreigners -  SCAN Passport copy with Name, Gender, Passport Number, Age, Nationality

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  • Agra Fort 
  • Akbar's Tomb, Sikandra
  • Fatehpur Sikri
  • Itmad-ud-Daulah Tomb
  • Mankameshwar Temple
  • Ram Bagh
  • Swami Bagh Samadhi
  • Vrindavan
  • Jama Masjid
  • Chini Ka Rauza
  • Guru ka Tal
  • Mariam's Tomb
  • Mehtab Bagh
  • Keetham Lake

Taj Mahal Night Tour

Timings: 8:30 PM - 12:30 AM
Fee: On Request
Free Entry for Children below 3 years of age (Indians & Foreigners)

 

 



Full Moon at Taj Mahal Agra Uttar Pradesh




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