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Visiting the Taj Mahal at Full Moon Nights

“Only let this one tear-drop, this Taj Mahal, glisten spotlessly bright on the cheek of time, forever and ever.” - Rabindranath Tagore

The Taj Mahal is considered one of the most romantic monuments in the world. Built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan after the death of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal, this white marble mausoleum is considered a monument to eternal love.

Night Viewing of Taj Mahal, Agra

Night viewing of Taj Mahal is available on five days in a month i.e. on full moon night and two nights before and two after the full moon. Tickets are available 24 hours (1 day) before Night Viewing of the Taj between 10 A.M. to 6 P.M. at Archaeological Survey of India (A.S.I) 22, Mall Road, Agra. Ph. +91 0562 - 2227261, 2227263, Fax: +91 562 - 2227262 e-mail: asiagra@sancharnet.in Night Viewing Ticket can be cancelled in the above mentioned office on the day of viewing up to 1 P.M. (Cancellation charges:25% of the ticket) Timing: 20:30 hrs. to 00.30 hrs. in 8 batches of max. 50 people each. Time duration for each batch is half an hour (30 minutes).

FULL MOON (POORNIMA IN NIGHT) YEAR-2013 TO 2020

Month

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

January

26

15

04

23

11

01/31

20

10

February

25

14

03

22

10

-

19

08

March

26

16

05

22

12

01/30

20

09

April

25

14

03

21

10

29

18

07

May

24

14

03

21

10

28

18

06

June

22

12

02

19

08

27

16

05

July

22

11

01/30

19

08

27

16

04

August

20

10

29

17

07

25

14

03

September

18

08

27

16

05

24

13

01

October

18

07

26

15

05

24

13

01/31

November

16

06

25

14

03

22

11

29

December

16

05

24

13

03

22

11

29

Note: Above dates of full moon area based on Astrogical calculations which are likely to vary sometimes. Tourists must reach at Shilpgram (near Eastern gate of Taj Mahal) half an hour before the scheduled time mentioned on their tickets for security checks.

Tickets available 24 hours 1 day before Night Viewing of the Taj Mahal 10.00 A.M. to 6.00 P.M.

Adult -

  Rs. 510/- (Indian)

Adult -

  Rs. 750/- (Foreigner)

Child (3-15 years)

  Rs. 500/-

Night Viewing of the Taj Mahal is closed on every Friday & in the month of Ramzan.

The Taj Mahal, for which even the course of the river Yamuna is said to have been diverted, can best be described in the words of the Noble Laurette Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore,

"A teardrop in the face of eternity."

"No wonder if millions of people chose it to be amongst the World’s top wonders."

 
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