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Viewing Taj Mahal on full moon night

13-3-2018
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Viewing Taj Mahal on full moon night

Taj Mahal located on the bank of the river Yamuna in the Mughal city of Agra that still holds its importance in the history of Indian tourism. It was built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in the memory of his beloved wife, Mumtaz Mahal.  The incredible carvings and white marble architecture beautify the Taj Mahal and make it more magnificent.  It took almost 22 years (1631 to 1653) to complete the work of Taj Mahal under the supervision of chief architect  Ustad Ahmed Lahauri Approximately 20,000 workers were involved in the construction of the mausoleum.  It is a perfect example of Persian and Mughal architect.  Being one of the Seven Wonders of the World and UNESCO approved world heritage sites of India, It attracts millions of visitors every year.  

 

Taj Mahal Tour Packages

There are numbers of Taj Mahal Tour packages available along with various combination.  Short tour or same day tour of Taj Mahal from Delhi is a most popular tour package among the travelers.  Apart from visiting Taj, one can also include visit to the nearby attractions in his trip such as Agra Red Fort, The Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah and Sikandra Fort.  Being a symbol of love it has become a first choice for the travelers who are on their honeymoon trip of India.

 

 Same Day Taj Mahal Tour from Delhi

 

If you are on Taj trip it is advisable to take your picture sitting on the bench and Taj Mahal as the backdrop.   It is a moment to click and memory for a lifetime. Experience the Taj Mahal for a romantic holiday in India 

 

Viewing Taj Mahal on full moon night

Viewing Taj Mahal on full moon night, Taj Mahal Night Tour 

 

Viewing Taj at night is available only on 5 days in a month.  Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) decides the dates of night viewing of Taj Majhal.  Entry for night view of Taj starts at 8.30pm and goes on to 12.00am. It happens in the batches of 50 people for the duration of 30 minutes for 400 peoples on a single night. Visitors gather at Shilpgram complex (located near the East gate of Taj Mahal) about an hour before the entry time.  Video and photography is not allowed during the night viewing.

 

Full Moon Dates for the year 2018, 2019, and 2020

 

Full Moon Dates (Poornima Night dates)

   

Month

2018

2019

2020

January

01/31

20

10

February

-

19

8

March

01/31

20

9

April

29

18

7

May

28

18

6

June

27

16

5

July

27

16

4

August

25

14

3

September

24

13

1

October

24

13

01/31

November

22

11

29

December

22

11

29

 

Night watching of the Taj Mahal is closed on every Friday and in the month of Ramzan.

 

 

How to reach Agra by Air?

 

Nearest airport is Kheria Airport which is located 12.5 km from the city center. Cabs or Taxis are easily available from the airport.

How to Reach Agra by surface?

 

Taj Mahal is situated in Agra  city,  Agra is approx. 204 kms away from Delhi.  It is well connected by surface and train from all the major cities of North India.  States transport buses are available from every major city.  Delhi-Agra Express way is a best route to reach Agra by road from Delhi.

 

How to reach Agra by Train?

There are trains available from every city. It has four main railway stations - Raja-ki-Mandi, Agra Fort, the Agra Cantonment, and Idgah Agra Junction. Super fast train is available on Delhi-Agra route and takes about 1 hour 45 minutes.  

 

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