Important information about night viewing of Taj Mahal

  • Night viewing of Taj Mahal is allowed only on full moon night and two nights before and after (only 5 days in a moon cycle).
  • Night viewing of Taj Mahal is NOT allowed on Friday.
  • Night viewing timings of Taj Mahal are from 08:30PM to 12:30AM (20:00hrs to 00:30hrs)
  • You need to book tickets one day in advance, which means you can not buy ticket on same day to see Taj Mahal at night (remember not to fall in words of local travel agents).
  • Ticket would be issued on the name of visitor and is non transferable (it's advised to carry your identification proof)
  • You can only take your camera and binoculars inside the Taj. Hand bags, back pack, ladies purse, cross bags are not allowed.
  • You can not go near to Taj at night (viewing permits to see Taj from a distance of 100 meters).
  • Night entry to Taj is only available from Eastern Gate (other gates remain close and they really do not allow to enter anyone from there).
  • Parking is only available at Shilpgram (towards Eastern Gate of Taj Mahal).
  • Cancellation of tickets is allowed only on the same day between 10AM to 12Noon.

Cost of Tickets

  • For Indians Rs. 510 per person
  • For Foreigners Rs. 750 per person
  • Child between 3 years to 15 years Rs. 500
  • Child below 3 years Free

You can buy tickets for night viewing of Taj from:

Archaological Survery of India
22, Mall Road
Phone: 0562-2227261, 2227263

*There are few travel agents in Delhi who claim to book tickets its difficult to say if they are trust worthy or not.