Visiting the Taj Mahal during Full Moon Nights - An Experience like no other in the World

“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 is available on five days in a month i.e. on full moon night and two nights before and two nights after the full moon.

Tickets are available One day before the date of Night Viewing from the office of Archaeological Survey of India (A.S.I.) 22, Mall Road, Agra between 10 A.M. to 6 P.M. Ph. +91 0562 - 2227261, 2227263, Fax: +91 562 - 2227262 E-mail:

Night Viewing Ticket can be cancelled in the above mentioned office on the day of viewing up to 1 P.M. as per the cancellation rules. Night Viewing 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). Tourists have to report half an hour before the viewing time mentioned on their ticket at Shilpgram for security checks. Please note every one has to have ones i.d. during visit.

वर्ष 2019-20 में ताजमहल के रात्रि दर्शन के हेतु पूर्णिमा की तिथियों का विवरण
Dates For Full Moon For Night Viewing of Tajmahal In The Year 2019-2020
Month, Year Date
Day दिन
November, 2018 23-11-2018 Friday शुक्रवार
December,2018 22-12-2018 Saturday शनिवार
January, 2019 21-01-2019 Monday सोमवार 
February, 2019 19-02-2019 Tuesday मंगलवार
March, 2019 21-03-2019 Thursday वृहस्पतिवार
April, 2019 19-4-2019 Friday शुक्रवार
May, 2019 दिनाक 05.05.2019 से 04.06.2019 तक रमजान का महीना होने के कारण जून माह में ताजमहल का रात्रि दर्शन नही होगा |
During The Ramzan month (From 05-05-2019 To 04-06-2019) There will be No night viewing of Taj Mahal in June 2019
June, 2019 17-6-2019 Monday सोमवार
July, 2019 16-07-2019 Tuesday मंगलवार
August, 2019 15-08-2019 Thursday वृहस्पतिवार
September, 2019 14-09-2019 Saturday शनिवार 
October, 2019 13-10-2019 Sunday रविवार 
November, 2019 12-11-2019 Tuesday मंगलवार
December,2019 12-12-2019 Thursday वृहस्पतिवार
January, 2020 10-01-2020 Friday शुक्रवार 
February, 2020 09-02-2020 Sunday रविवार
March, 2020 09-03-2020 Monday सोमवार

Note: Above dates of full moon area based on Astrogical calculations which are likely to vary sometimes. Tourists are advised to contact their travelagent/hotel/tourist offices/Archiological Surver of India/visit - 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.

Taj Mahal Night Viewing Tickets available One 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) - both Indian & Foreigner 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 Laureate Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore, 

"A tear drop in the face of eternity."
"No wonder if millions of people chose it to be amongst the World’s top wonders."