10 Ultimate tips for visiting the taj mahal

10 Ultimate tips for visiting the taj mahal – The Taj Mahal is one of the most visited monuments in the world.

Millions of people every year, from around the globe come to see the beauty and the eternity of the enormous monument every year.

When people see the beauty of the taj mahal for the first time, they feel great pleasure and satisfaction. 

Everybody wants to see the taj mahal at least once in a lifetime because the taj is a great symbol of love and emotion.

So, before you visit the Taj Mahal for the first time we are going to share our top 20 tips or points, which you can use to make your next taj mahal trip more memorable and joyful.

So, let’s get started:-

tips for visiting taj mahal

1. The Taj Mahal is closed on Fridays

Thousands of tourists came to see the taj mahal from great distances. But many of them didn’t know that the Taj Mahal is closed on Fridays. Not knowing this fact they visit the taj mahal on fridays and got to know that it’s closed.

So don’t make your day and mood spoiled by visiting the taj mahal on fridays.

2. Choose NH-2 if you are visiting from a Car

When you are coming to see the Taj Mahal by car you can opt for National Highway-2 for convenience and for saving precious time. If you are coming from Delhi by car, then it takes only 2.5hrs to reach agra. 

3. Try to visit the taj in the early morning

The Taj Mahal looks most alluring and pleasing in the early morning. We will advise Anybody who wants to visit the taj mahal to make their visit in the morning.

Because, if we visit in the morning we will get less rush and also we’ll witness the true beauty of the monument in the morning.

tips for visiting the taj mahal

4. Vehicles are not allowed within the taj mahal 1km radius

If you are traveling in a car or on a bike you should know that vehicles are not allowed within 1 kilometer of the Taj Mahal. So everyone has to walk to visit the taj mahal after parking the vehicle.

5. Take a golf cart ride to avoid a 750 meters walk 

Knowing the fact that vehicles are not allowed within a 1km radius of the Taj Mahal, you can hire a Golf cart to avoid walking. Golf carts are present at the entry points of the taj mahal which will help you to reach the taj mahal smoothly.

6. The ticket price for Indians is 50 INR and for foreigners its 1100 INR

Before visiting the monument it’s important to know the taj mahal entry fee. The entry fee for Indian citizens is 50 INR and for foreigners its 1100 INR. If you want to know more about the taj mahal entry fee you can read – Taj Mahal Entry Fee Guide

tips for visiting the taj mahal

7. Hire a professional guide to dive deep into the Taj Mahal’s rich history and culture. 

If you are visiting the Taj Mahal for the first time and want to know about its great history you should hire a guide. When you hire a professional guide,  they will give you in-depth knowledge about the history and story of the monument.

You will feel fascinated and amazed when you hear the story and facts behind the Taj Mahal. 

India by Locals has 20+ professional and experienced tour guides which gonna make your Taj Mahal trip memorable.

Go and book your Taj Mahal tour now by visiting the link – Taj Mahal Tour

8. Do not carry food and following stuff inside the taj 

When you enter the Taj Mahal, the guards will perform a security check. In the security, they will check your pockets and bags to make sure that you are not carrying any prohibited product inside the taj.

The following things are not allowed on the Taj mahal premises:- 

  • Cigarettes 
  • Lighter 
  • Battery 
  • Headphones 
  • Mobile Chargers
  • Liquor
  • Any eatables 
  • Any electric device
  • Tripod
  • Arms
  • Ammunitions 
  • Tobacco 
  • Knives 
  • Wire

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9. Best Photo Spots of the Taj Mahal 

Anybody who visits the Taj wants to capture those beautiful and alluring moments for a lifetime with a phone or camera. Finding the best picture spots inside the Taj Mahal is a difficult task.

So, these are the best spots for capturing the best memories of all time:-

  • Princess Diana’s Table 
  • Pictures with the fountains
  • The picture with Taj Mahal Complex
  • Pictures when entering the Taj Mahal

10. Things that can be carried inside the Taj Mahal 

After looking at the things which are prohibited inside the Taj Mahal. Now let’s take a look at those things which are allowed inside the Taj. 

  • Mobile Phone 
  • Photography Camera
  • Water Bottle
  • Camera Lenses
  • E-tickets for the Taj Mahal




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