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Q: Why is Taj Mahal Famous?

Ans: Taj Mahal is believed to be one of the finest examples of Mughal architecture and is also one of the Seven Wonders of the World.

Q: Who Built Taj Mahal and Why?

Ans: Mughal emperor Shah Jahan commissioned the construction of Taj Mahal in the loving memory of his dear wife who died while giving birth to their 14th child.

Q: Which is the main entry gate of Taj Mahal?

Ans: Taj Mahal has three entrances out of which the western gate is the main entry gate.

Q: Where to book tickets for visiting Taj Mahal?

Ans: For regular tickets- the entrance gate has a ticket counter from where you can easily buy your ticket.
         For night time view- these special tickets can be availed from the office of Archaeological Survey of India in Mall Road, Agra.

Q: What are the timings of visiting Taj Mahal?

Ans: Taj Mahal can be visited anytime from dusk to dawn. Special arrangements are made for providing a moonlight view of Taj Mahal during a full moon night and 2 days before and after that and the timings are from 08:30 pm to 12:30 am.

We’re sure that all this information would come handy during your Taj Mahal tour. Now that you know quite a lot about the monument, plan an Agra tour soon and savour the impressive splendour of Taj Mahal.