The marvelous wonders of the world, the Taj Mahal takes your breath away at one glance. There is no definite best time to visit Taj Mahal but the major tourist season is from the months of October to March. Whatever be the time of the year the Taj is always a beauty. The white-marbled mausoleum of the Mughal Era is a visual beauty especially at sunrise, sunset and under the full moon night.
The weather and temperature of Agra, the city of Taj also contribute towards making the visit a lifetime memory. Summer season can be quite hot as the city lies in plains which has quite high temperatures. Moreover in the high temperatures, the marble gets heated which makes it comfortable to enjoy the beauty. Winters bring warm sunshine with mists that only enhance the appeal. Rains add to the feel of romance you feel when watching the ‘icon of love’.
Take a look at the best time to visit Taj Mahal:
Taj Mahal at Sunrise
The first rays of the sun illuminating the icon among the ‘Seven Wonders of the World’ is a moment of delight. The soft golden color is heartwarming. At this hour you can get lost in the magical feel of everlasting love. Also, free of crowds you can enjoy the beauty at your own leisure.
Taj Mahal at Sunset
As the sun bids adieu, people flock to the Taj to forget all that is wrong in the world and be in a moment of utter calmness. Sunset makes the pearl while shade softly turn a fiery yellow and then a soft orange and then a timeless beauty. As dusk is among the favorite times of the day for romantic therefor you must pay a visit to the mausoleum once while the sun sets. To extend the fascinating memory, a candle light dinner and a river cruise offers the perfect opportunity.
Taj Mahal under Full Moon Night
If you believe in fairytales or eternal love then you must visit the Taj Mahal on a full moon night. The view of the moonlit Taj Mahal is absolutely beyond words. After a glimpse of the shining moon over the wonder of the world, few things will be able to enthrall you.
Tickets for night viewing the Taj Mahal is allowed on the full moon night, two days before it and two days after it. Get advance bookings for the tickets for entry.