Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal is world's most famous place and considered one of the 7 wonder in the world. It is located at the bank of river Yamuna in Agra city around 250 KM from Delhi.

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How To Reach Taj Mahal

By Air

Agra Airport is the nearest airport, which is 8 km away from the Taj Mahal.

By Train

Agra Cantt is the nearest railway station, which is 6 km away from the Taj Mahal.

By Bus

Taj Mahal Agra is well connected with neareby major cities like Dayal Bagh, Itimadpur, and Kiraoli by road.

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Taj Mahal, Agra, Uttar Pradesh

The Taj Mahal is a symbol of love and the number one wonder of the world. It's located on the banks of the river Yamuna in an Indian city called Agra. Lots of tourists from around the world visit this place every year and spend a great time there.

 

About Taj Mahal

The Taj Mahal is located in the centre of Agra, which is roughly 204 kilometres south of Delhi, India's capital. The Taj Mahal is an important part of the Indian tourism sector since it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the world's landmarks that draws a large number of tourists each year. The Taj Mahal was built by Shah Jahan, the Mughal Emperor, in memory of his wife Mumtaz in the 17th century. The Taj Mahal took 21 years to build (from 1632 to 1652), with over 20,000 labourers labouring night and day. Taj Mahal's architecture is really amazing. The Taj Mahal is made up of white marble. The Taj Mahal was designed by Ustad Ahmad Lahauri, a Persian architect.

 

How to Reach The Taj Mahal

By Flight

The Taj Mahal is located in Agra, which is approximately 200 kilometres south of Delhi. The nearest domestic airport is in Agra, 7 kilometres from the city centre. There are regular flights to Agra from locations such as Mumbai and Delhi.

By Train

Agra is well connected to the rest of the country by train. There are three railway stations connected with Agra:

  • Agra Cantt: Major railway station
  • Agra Fort is India's oldest railway station.
  • Raja Ki Mandi

By Road

It roughly takes 4 hours to reach Agra from Delhi. Taxis and bus services are available from Delhi to Agra and vice versa.  The sacred city of Mathura (the birthplace of Lord Krishna) is around 50 kilometres away.

 

Taj Mahal Tickets

The Taj Mahal entry price is INR 50 for Indians, INR 1100 for foreigners or NRIs, and INR 540 for SAARC/BIMSTEC guests.

 

Taj Mahal Timings

The Taj Mahal visiting hours are one hour before sunrise to 45 minutes prior to sunset. On Fridays, the Taj Mahal is closed to the general public. Other than that, it is always open.

 

Taj Mahal Location

The Taj Mahal is located in Agra on the banks of the Yamuna River in the north Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.

 

Things to Do in the Taj Mahal

1. Know about History

From a historical point of view visiting the Taj Mahal is an excellent location. Here you get a good glimpse of the Taj Mahal's history and its living architecture.

2. Photography

This is one place that gives meaning and colour to your photo. Here doing photography is an excellent activity which you can do from morning to evening.

3. Enjoy Food

The area near the Taj is surrounded by lots of big and small cuisines and restaurants where you can get a wide variety of mouthwatering delicacies and moghulai food.

 

Taj Mahal Nearby Attractions

  • Agra Fort
  • Fatehpur Sikri
  • Itimad-ud-doula's Tomb
  • Akbar's Tomb
  • Jama Masjid
  • Mehtab Bagh
  • Soami Bagh
  • Tiranga Chowk - Kheria, Agra
  • Taj View Point A.D.A. - Near Mehtab Bagh
  • Agra Chaupati

 

Taj Mahal Official Website

https://agra.nic.in/

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