Here are the most important tips to take care before you travel Taj Mahal.
Are you the one who is now thinking to travel to The Taj Mahal, Agra?
Location: Agra one of the renown city in the state of Uttar Pradesh, 200 km from the capital Delhi.
Best season to visit Taj Mahal in winters
Opening Hours: Open for all from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. every day except Friday (closed for prayer), for moonlight viewing from 8.30 p.m. until 12.30 a.m.
Entry fees: For foreigners, it is 1,000 rupees” (which includes shoe covers, a bottle of water, tourist map of Agra, and quick entry in Taj).
1. Taj Mahal:
You choose anytime, any date, any season, there will be tons of people. Be prepared to see the peerless beauty along with the really unavoidable crowd.
2. Shoe Cover:
You need to go barefoot or wear booties to reach the top of Taj Mahal. The damage and getting dirty is protected by this. For foreigners, you are served with complimentary shoe covers along with the ticket.
3. Don’t miss the Mughal Gardens a Mehtab Bagh:
It is one of the vantage points of the Taj Mahal, which is not much crowded. But both are beautiful spots that you must see when you visit Taj Mahal. It is at the backside of Taj Mahal on the bank of Yamuna river.
4. Cross the Line inside the mausoleum:
If you are a foreigner, just head the front, you don’t have to wait in the queue. Just move ahead, the security guard will himself get you in with no questions and arguments.
5. Sunrise and Sunset at The Taj Mahal:
Hordes of people turn up at The Taj Mahal to experience the sunrise. By the Yamuna River, the best hustle-free sunrise view can be seen easily. Moreover, this also serves as the perfect spot for sunset as well.
6. Seeing Taj Mahal at Full Moon Opening:
Yes, you heard the right thing. You could have a chance to spend a night at Taj Mahal. This happens only at full moon. The Taj Mahal is open two days before and two days after the full moon. At a time 50 visitors allowed.
7. Check out great photo spots:
Above all, if you are photogenic then Taj Mahal is the right place for capturing memories. Explore the place at a slow pace and capture the best views.
8. Not Allowed:
Tripods, Food items, smoking items, tobacco products, mobile phone chargers and drinks other than water are not allowed in the Taj Mahal.