The Taj Mahal is an ivory-white marble mausoleum on the southern bank of the river Yamuna in the Indian city of Agra. It was commissioned in 1632 by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan to house the tomb of his favourite wife, Mumtaz Mahal; it also houses the tomb of Shah Jahan himself.
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What you will see and do in Taj Mahal:🗼 Landmark 🏰 Place of worship 🏰 Historic site
The best time to visit the Taj Mahal is from November to February, otherwise, it can be unbearably hot or rainy.
You will be able to get excellent discounts out of season. The Taj Mahal seems to gradually change its color in the changing light of the day. It is worth getting up early and seeing the sunrise there, which is revealed majestically.
Visiting the site at dawn will also allow you to avoid the huge crowds that start arriving later in the morning.
The Taj Mahal can be visited from Delhi on the same day
The city of Agra is well connected by train. The main railway station is Agra Cantonment (AGC).
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