How can I go to Agra from Mumbai?
The fastest way to reach from Mumbai to Agra is flight to Jaipur International Airport, then cab to Agra and takes 6h 55m. The recommended way to reach from Mumbai to Agra is train to Agra Cantt and takes 18h 58m. Train numbers 02617, 09039, 09037 etc. Flights from Go Air, Spicejet, Jet Airways etc.
How much is a ticket to the Taj Mahal?
A: Entry fee to Taj Mahal for Indians is INR 45, for Foreigners or NRI is INR 1050, and SAARC/BIMSTEC visitors is INR 535. Taj Mahal ticket with Mausoleum access costs INR 200 more. Q.
What is the best time of day to visit the Taj Mahal?
The Taj Mahal is open from sunrise to sunset every day except Friday, but the absolute best time to go is right at sunrise.
How much time do you need at the Taj Mahal?
The biggest question while planning a trip to an interesting place to visit, is how long it will take to visit the place. If you were wondering how much time to budget for visiting taj mahal, you are on the right page. Normally, you should budget 2 to 3 Hours as time taken to visit taj mahal.
Is Agra safe for tourists?
Agra is a relatively safe place for tourists to visit. Although petty theft and street crime does occasionally occur in Agra, people should not avoid travel to this city because of this reason.
How can I visit Agra in one day?
AWESOME TOURIST PLACES TO VISIT IN AGRA IN ONE DAY
- #1 Visit the Taj Mahal for sunrise.
- #2 Have a luxury breakfast at the most expensive hotel in India: The Oberoi.
- #3 Visit the Agra Fort / Red Fort.
- #4 Visit the Baby Taj Mahal / Tomb of Itimad Ud Daulah.
- #5 Take a tuk-tuk to Akbar’s Tomb in Sikandra.
Is Taj Mahal closed on Friday?
Taj Mahal is closed on Fridays for general viewing. Other days it is always open.
Is phone allowed in Taj Mahal?
Tripods, mobile phone chargers, smoking items, food, drinks, and tobacco items are not allowed inside the Taj. You are only allowed to take with you a mobile phone, a water bottle and camera, which is included in your ticket.
Can we go inside Taj Mahal?
The Taj Mahal is open year-round, though on Fridays it’s only accessible to practicing Muslims who visit the mosque. Otherwise, tourists can visit the Taj from sunrise to sunset, all year. If you want to see the Taj Mahal on a Friday, you can view its exterior from the Mehtab Bagh, on the other side of Yamuna River.
What is not allowed in Taj Mahal?
Eating and smoking is strictly prohibited inside Taj Mahal. Arms, ammunitions, fire, smoking items, tobacco products, liquor, eatables (Toffees), head phones, knives, wire, mobile charger, electric goods (except camera), Tripods are also prohibited.
Does the Taj Mahal have 2000 rooms?
From here, one can notice that the four-storied marble structure at the top has 2 more red stone floors below it. Note the opening of the window on the left. That indicates that there are rooms inside. Within the row of arches in the upper part of the wall, there are 22 rooms.
Does the Taj Mahal light up at night?
“First of all, Taj Mahal does not need lighting at all. It is a marble structure and can be seen in all its glory in natural night. It is absolutely unwise to illuminate it with artificial lighting, which attracts insects. On full moon day, one can see Taj in all its splendor.
Are shoes allowed in Taj Mahal?
You need to wear booties or go barefoot to reach the top of the Taj Mahal in order to protect it from damage. With the foreigner ticket you get complimentary booties. You can go bare foot and leave your shoes behind, but I have a feeling that it might get pretty hot on your feet in the summer months.
Which gate is best for Taj Mahal?
Eastern gate would be the best entrance to the Taj Mahal,you will get the tickets from the area just besides the car parking.
What should I wear to the Taj Mahal?
There is no dress code enforced at the Taj Mahal, but while traveling in India, we would always recommend dressing modestly. Ladies, it’s usually a good idea to wear something that covers your shoulders and knees.