Taj Mahal

Agra, Uttar Pradesh

Taj Mahal

The beautiful white building look like fairy tale, is "Taj Mahal" Agra India, it's also called as well "Crown of the Palace", located on the banks of River Yamuna, Dharmapuri, Forest Colony, Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India. It was built in between (1632-1653), by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan for their beloved wife "Mumtaz Begum" or "Arjumand Banu Begum". She was married at the age of 19 to Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan.

Similarly, the major purpose to build this beautiful Mughal style Architecture Taj Mahal India behind that is to combined 3 states like Indian, Persian and Islamic influences at one spot under the supervision of the famous architect Ustad Ahmad Lahauri in a very professional way.

In fact, this historical 17th Century Mughal style has also a mausoleum called "Mughal Emperors Shah Jahan and Mumtaz Mahal Tombs" which is situated at the center of the Taj Mahal.

In the outside of the design decorated with the traditional style Enamel all around the Majestic Mahal, go further, you can find around it beautiful minarets, central dome and behind surrounded by four other smaller domes, four slender towers. Inside of the main structure is in lakhauri, which have been covered with marble, and the adjoining structures are covered with red sandstone. Thus, and last but not the least is the beautiful Mughal Garden which is in between the Taj Mahal which has variety of different colors of amazing eye-catching flowers which make the environment fresh and full of fragrance.

For the history lover visitors and other, it has made an official website "https://www.tajmahal.gov.in/", through this link all the tourist, visitors, travellers, outsider can get access details, as well as can book online ticket in advance, for more detail, before plan to visit Taj Mahal accordingly, and for more information viewers could also know about the Taj Mahal entrance fee, Taj Mahal opening hours, so what are you waiting for just go for it, you are no more far from Taj Mahal.

It is Declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1983, and also the winner of the New7 Wonders of the World in (2000-2007).

Alias Names

Agra Taj Mahal India • Crown of the Palace • Mumtaz Mahal

Established Built in (1632-1653)

Mausoleum & Shrine

Dedicated Arjumand Banu Begum also called as Mumtaz Mahal
Location Agra, Uttar Pradesh
City / Town Agra
State Uttar Pradesh
Country India

Taj Mahal, Dharmapuri, Forest Colony, Tajganj, Agra, Uttar Pradesh

Contacts +91 (562) 2226431 | +91 (562) 2233056 info@tajmahal.gov.in
Geo Coordinates 27.1759802874427 °N,    78.0413076219513 °E
Associated UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1983
Official Website https://www.tajmahal.gov.in/

Travelor Instructions

Taj Mahal India Visit Timings

  • Saturday - Sunday - Sunrise - Sunset - 06:00 AM - 07:00 PM
  • Friday - Closed

Taj Mahal India Agra Complex Allow Carries Things

  • Mobile phones
  • Cameras
  • Small Video Cameras
  • Small Purses carried by ladies
  • Water in transparent bottles

Agra Taj Mahal India Entry Fee

  • Foreign tourist - 1100/- + 200/- (Additional for visiting main mausoleum) (Optional)
  • Citizens of SAARC and BIMSTEC Countries - 540/- + 200/- (Additional for visiting main mausoleum) (Optional)
  • Domestic - Indian - OCI Cardholder - 50/- + 200/- (Additional for visiting main mausoleum) (Optional)

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