Since Taj Mahal is now recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, more than two million of travelers visit this resting place every year.

The Majestic Taj Mahal

 

 

Found in Agra, India, Taj Mahal is a world-renowned white domed marble burial chamber that was built by an emperor to commemorate his wife, who died while giving birth to their 14th child. 
 
With the evident popularity of this Muslim art to locals and foreigners alike, you could use a few tips to keep in mind when visiting Taj Mahal.
 
1. Tickets
 
Indian citizens pay only 20 Indian Rupee (INR) when entering Taj Mahal given that they present a government identification card, and while discounts are given to residents of neighboring countries, such as Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Nepal, Maldives, Bhutan, Pakistan and Sri Lanka, foreigners of other nations are required to pay INR 750.
 
2. Opening Hours
 
You can go to Taj Mahal as early 6 AM or as late as 7 PM. Special evening viewing (8:30 PM – 12:30 AM) are allowed two days prior and every after full moon provided that it is not a Friday and that evening visits do not fall in the Ramadan month. 
 
3. Things that are NOT Allowed Inside
 
Video cameras, knives, matches and lighters are not allowed inside the mausoleum. Security checks are done outside to make sure that you are not bringing any harmful objects inside.
 
Shoes can be worn as long as you cover it with foot muffs. Lastly, using of mobile phones is not permitted. 
 
So if you want to encounter a hassle-free experience in your Taj Mahal tour, you should bear in mind the abovementioned tips.
 

With these pieces of advice in mind, you could already start planning your trip to Taj Mahal today!

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