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Taj Mahal is one of the World’s wonders and it is amongst the UNESCO World heritage site. The Taj is a legend of Love of an Emperor of his favorite Queen Mumtaz Mahal. The mausoleum is crafted in soft and pure marble along with jewelled with semi precious stones where in the serenity lies in every nooks and corner along with history reminding us as a marvel of an epic engraved in every stone. The grace in terms of perfection in the proportion and grandeur whether in its geometrical pattern or the well appointed gardens enhance the poise of the complex together adding magnificence to the tomb which is at the centrepiece of a 17-hectare or 42-acre complex which also includes a mosque and a guest house.
A beautiful garden with water fountain could be found at the tomb and the four minarets frame the tomb with the base of the tomb is the central focus of the entire complex of the Taj Mahal. The white marble structure stands on the square plinth which consists of a symmetrical building with an iwan on an arch-shaped doorway. The main chamber houses the false sacrophagi of Mumtaz Mahal and Shah Jahan while the actual graves are at a lower level.

The Taj Mama is the 7th wonder of the world and UNESCO World Heritage Site from 1983. It is most visited place of the India, approx 8 million visitors come to visit it annually. It was constructed by white marvel which was come from all over India along with other Asian countries. It is located in Agra city just 240 kilo meters far from Delhi city. It was constructed by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife 'Mumtaz Mahal' (third wife). This Building was constructed in the period of 1632 to 1653. The Taj Mahal Architect was Ustad Ahmad Lahauri who also designed Red Fort Delhi.

Nearest other Tourists Attractions: Agra Fort, Itmad-ud-Daulah's Tomb, Akbar's Tomb, Sikandra Fort, Jodha Bai ka Rauza and Mehtab Bagh, Fatehpur Sikri (41.0 KM) and Keoladeo National Park(Bharatpur) (60 KM) etc.

Nearest Accommodations: Budget Hotels: Natraj Paying Guest House & Restaurant (099274 45638), Hotel Sidhartha (097194 56998), Hotel Daawat Palace (0562 406 2103), Hotel Sai Palace (099176 03367), Hotel Taj Khema (0562 233 0140), Aryans Taj Resort (097190 03853), , Hotel Taj Resorts (078300 50001), Hotel Bhoomi Residency (0562 223 2101), Hotel Crimson palace (0562 223 1701), Hotel Crystal Inn (093686 58225), Hotel Pushp Villa (0562 233 4301), Hotel Panna Paradise (0562 406 0715)
Luxury Hotels: Radisson Blu Hotel Agra (0562 233 5555), Trident Agra (0562 223 5000), Hotel The Taj Vilas (0562 233 4466), Hotel Utkarsh Vilas (098370 01210), Orient Taj (0562 223 7000), Courtyard by Marriott Agra (0562 662 7777), Jaypee Palace Hotel (0562 233 0800)
Super Luxury Hotel: The Oberoi Amarvilas (0562 223 1515)


Visit Information:-

Location: Agra City, Uttar Pradesh

Address: Dharmapuri, Forest Colony, Tajganj, Agra, U P 282001

UNESCO World Heritage Site Listed: from 1983

Construction Period: 1632 to 1653.

Maximum Height: 73 metres (240 feet).

Architect: Ustad Ahmad Lahauri.

Open Days: Saturday to Thursday

Closed: Every Friday

Official Website: http://www.tajmahal.gov.in

Contact Numbers: 0562-2421204, 0562-2226431

Visit Timings: 6 am to 7 pm
Moon night Visit Timings: 8.30 pm to 12.30 am
*** 2 days before and 2 days after of the full moon

Entry Fee (Ticket Price):
Rs.40 :Indian
Rs.1000 :foreigner
Rs.530 :Citizens of SAARC and BIMSTEC Countries (Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Afghanistan & Thailand)

FREE Child (Under 15 years from all over world)


Distance From:-

IGI Delhi Airport: 229.5 K.M.

Agra Airport: 12.7 K.M.

Agra Cantt. RLY Station: 6.7 K.M.

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Taj Mahal, Agra

Taj Mahal is one of the World’s wonders and it is amongst the UNESCO World heritage site. The Taj is a legend of Love of an Emperor of his favorite Queen Mumtaz Mahal. The mausoleum is crafted in soft and pure marble along with jewelled with semi precious stones where in the serenity lies in every nooks and corner along with history reminding us as a marvel of an epic engraved in every stone. The grace in terms of perfection in the proportion and grandeur whether in its geometrical pattern or the well appointed gardens enhance the poise of the complex together adding magnificence to the tomb which is at the centrepiece of a 17-hectare or 42-acre complex which also includes a mosque and a guest house.
A beautiful garden with water fountain could be found at the tomb and the four minarets frame the tomb with the base of the tomb is the central focus of the entire complex of the Taj Mahal. The white marble structure stands on the square plinth which consists of a symmetrical building with an iwan on an arch-shaped doorway. The main chamber houses the false sacrophagi of Mumtaz Mahal and Shah Jahan while the actual graves are at a lower level.

The Taj Mama is the 7th wonder of the world and UNESCO World Heritage Site from 1983. It is most visited place of the India, approx 8 million visitors come to visit it annually. It was constructed by white marvel which was come from all over India along with other Asian countries. It is located in Agra city just 240 kilo meters far from Delhi city. It was constructed by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife 'Mumtaz Mahal' (third wife). This Building was constructed in the period of 1632 to 1653. The Taj Mahal Architect was Ustad Ahmad Lahauri who also designed Red Fort Delhi.

Nearest other Tourists Attractions: Agra Fort, Itmad-ud-Daulah's Tomb, Akbar's Tomb, Sikandra Fort, Jodha Bai ka Rauza and Mehtab Bagh, Fatehpur Sikri (41.0 KM) and Keoladeo National Park(Bharatpur) (60 KM) etc.

Nearest Accommodations: Budget Hotels: Natraj Paying Guest House & Restaurant (099274 45638), Hotel Sidhartha (097194 56998), Hotel Daawat Palace (0562 406 2103), Hotel Sai Palace (099176 03367), Hotel Taj Khema (0562 233 0140), Aryans Taj Resort (097190 03853), , Hotel Taj Resorts (078300 50001), Hotel Bhoomi Residency (0562 223 2101), Hotel Crimson palace (0562 223 1701), Hotel Crystal Inn (093686 58225), Hotel Pushp Villa (0562 233 4301), Hotel Panna Paradise (0562 406 0715)
Luxury Hotels: Radisson Blu Hotel Agra (0562 233 5555), Trident Agra (0562 223 5000), Hotel The Taj Vilas (0562 233 4466), Hotel Utkarsh Vilas (098370 01210), Orient Taj (0562 223 7000), Courtyard by Marriott Agra (0562 662 7777), Jaypee Palace Hotel (0562 233 0800)
Super Luxury Hotel: The Oberoi Amarvilas (0562 223 1515)

Visit Information:-

Location: Agra City, Uttar Pradesh

Address: Dharmapuri, Forest Colony, Tajganj, Agra, U P 282001

UNESCO World Heritage Site Listed: from 1983

Construction Period: 1632 to 1653.

Maximum Height: 73 metres (240 feet).

Architect: Ustad Ahmad Lahauri.

Open Days: Saturday to Thursday

Closed: Every Friday

Official Website: http://www.tajmahal.gov.in

Contact Numbers: 0562-2421204, 0562-2226431

Visit Timings: 6 am to 7 pm
Moon night Visit Timings: 8.30 pm to 12.30 am
*** 2 days before and 2 days after of the full moon

Entry Fee (Ticket Price):
Rs.40 :Indian
Rs.1000 :foreigner
Rs.530 :Citizens of SAARC and BIMSTEC Countries (Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Afghanistan & Thailand)

FREE Child (Under 15 years from all over world)

Distance From:-

IGI Delhi Airport: 229.5 K.M.

Agra Airport: 12.7 K.M.

Agra Cantt. RLY Station: 6.7 K.M.