Taj Mahal Agra, India – Timings, Ticket Price, Entry Gates

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By Subham Sharma

Are you planning to visit the Taj Mahal and not sure about the visiting hours and entry fee of this historic landmark? If so, then be with me till the end of this article and you will get the answers to all your queries related to the Taj Mahal.

Earlier I told you about my visit to the Taj Mahal after the lockdown. After the lockdown, the timings of the Taj Mahal have been changed frequently. Here are the latest timings & ticket price details of the Taj Mahal.

In this article, I will tell you about the latest opening & closing timings of the Taj Mahal in Agra, which day the Taj Mahal closed, the entry fee or ticket price of the Taj Mahal, and the best gate to enter the Taj Mahal.

Taj Mahal Agra Opening & Closing Time For the Year 2024

The Taj Mahal is open for sightseeing from Sunrise to Sunset during normal operating days. The Taj Mahal opens 30 minutes before sunrise and closes 30 minutes before sunset.

The opening time of the Taj Mahal in the Winter Season is 6:00 AM.
The closing time of the Taj Mahal in the Winter Season is 6:00 PM.

The opening time of the Taj Mahal in the Summer Season is 5:30 AM.
The closing time of the Taj Mahal in the Summer Season is 6:30 PM.

What day is the Taj Mahal closed to the Public?

The Taj Mahal is closed on Fridays for the general public & sightseeing.

Also Read: How to Reach the Taj Mahal – Complete Travel Guide

Entry Fee/ Ticket Price of the Taj Mahal – 2024

Below is the updated & latest listing of the ticket prices for entering the Taj Mahal in the year 2024-

  • Indians: INR 50/-
  • Foreigners: INR 1100/-
  • Citizens of SAARC and BIMSTEC Countries: INR 540/-
  • Children below age 15 (both Indian & Foreigner): Free entry.

Note: For visiting the main mausoleum of the Taj Mahal one has to buy an additional ticket costing INR 200/- along with the regular ticket.

Taj Mahal Entry Gates

The Taj Mahal has 3 entry gates and a gateway.

  • The Eastern Gate
  • The Western Gate
  • The Southern Gate

The Western Gate served as the main entrance gate to the Taj Mahal. It is the most popular entry gate to the Taj Mahal. The Western Gate remains very crowded most of the time. However, if you want to avoid the crowd then prefer the Eastern gate to enter the Taj Mahal.

The Southern Gate is presently closed for the general public to enter the Taj Mahal. All the entry gates of the Taj Mahal have separate parking for tourist vehicles.

Also Read: 10 Reasons to Visit Agra Once in Your Lifetime

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