One of the Seven Wonders of the World is located in the city of romance Agra, in northern part of Uttar Pradesh, which is easily accessible from all parts of India. Taj Mahal is situated between the gardens on the bank of River Yamuna. It is massive complex, which includes mosque, a guesthouse and the mausoleum, housing both the tombs of Mumtaz Mahal and Shah Jahan. Moreover, the four waterways divide the gardens enhancing the beauty of Taj.
Best Time to Visit Taj Mahal-
Although, you can visit the edifice in any month of the year, however, the best time depends on the weather of Agra that is winter season (October-March). No matter you have seen the Taj Mahal Tours for 10 times but still when you return back 11th time you will find it breathtaking as it has always been. In addition to this, you can experience different aura to it at different times, like, seeing it early in the morning will come up with a pinkish glow and as the day passes it turns into milky white. But the most breathtaking view of the monument is under moon light, which is beyond explanation. You can capture all this with same day Taj Mahal Tour also.
You can visit taj between 6:00 am to7:30 pm except Friday, although, the people who have to go for afternoon prayers (namaaz) can enter it on Fridays as well. These timings have been set by Archaeological Survey of India (ASI). The entry fee for foreigners is Rs. 970 whereas for Indian nationalist it is Rs. 20 during day time and Rs. 110 at the time of sunrise and sunsets.
How to Reach-
Taj Mahal in Agra is approx 204 km to the south of Delhi. However you can reach their by any mean but air is the fastest mode of transport. The city has its own airport around 7 Km from the city center. You can also travel via trains like Palace on Wheels, Shatabdi, Rajdhani, and Taj Express. Other than this you can also reach the place via road by hiring buses or taxis.
Most of you must be thinking that what all to watch in the city other than Taj Mahal. Not to worry as the city boasts of a number of monuments that is quite magnificent such as Agra Fort, Akbar's Tomb, Fatehpuri Sikri, Itmad-ud-Daulah Tomb and many more nearby.