Agra – Taj Mahal – Night Viewing


Night viewing of Taj Mahal has been allowed from 28th November, 2004 for five nights in a month including the Full Moon night and two days before and two days after except Fridays and month of Ramzan as per the order of Hon’ble Supreme Court of India. The night viewing of Taj Mahal is opened from 8-30 p.m. to 12-30 in eight batches of 50 persons for half an hour duration. The visitors of the night viewing of Taj Mahal have to report at Shilpagram complex half an hour in advance of the viewing time. The entry is allowed from the Eastern Gate of the Taj Mahal only after security check near the Eastern gate. The visitors have to keep their luggage at the counter fee of cost. No video camera is allowed in side the monument during the night viewing.
The night viewing tickets of Taj Mahal can be purchased from the Booking Counter located in the office of Archaeological Survey of India, Agra Circle, 22 The Mall, Agra, Uttar Pradesh in between 10-00 am to 6-00 p.m. one day in advance of the date of night viewing. The night viewing ticket can be cancelled in the Booking counter of ASI at 22 The Mall, Agra on the same date of viewing upto 1.00 p.m.with cancellation charge of 25% of the ticket.
Rate of Night Viewing Ticket: Indian (Adult)- Rs 510/-; Foreigner (Adult)- Rs 750/- and Children ( 3Yrs to 15 Years age)- Rs. 500/-.

The forthcoming full moon dates of the years from 2013 to 2014 is given below. The day of full moon may subject to minor variation.

Month 2016 2017
January 11th
February 10th
March 11th
April 21th
May 21th
June Closed Due to ramzan
July 19th
August 17th
Sepetember 16th
October 15th
November 14th
December 13th

The visitors are requested to confirm the dates from the office of the Superintending Archaeologist, Archaeological Survey of India, Agra Circle, 22 The Mall, Agra in the following.

Number: 91-562-2227261, 2227263.
Fax: 2227262.

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