Agra Taj Mahal Holiday List 2023 must be checked before commencing the tour. Some major places to visit in India have a weekly holiday when tourist entry is prohibited. This is planned for the upkeep and maintenance of the monument. Major monuments of Delhi remain on Monday such as Red Fort, Akshardham Temple, Birla Temple etc. Taj Mahal Agra has a weekly holiday on Friday. On every Friday the iconic Taj Mahal remains closed. Thus while planning a trip to Taj Mahal you have to keep in mind if it not Friday and about Taj Mahal Holiday List.

Besides if there is the proposed visit of any head of state from other countries, the Taj Mahal India remains closed for security reasons. The notification to this effect is issued one or two days prior to the visit of the VIP by to Department of Archeology. To maintain such a world-class heritage the ASI is persistently evolved in conservation work.

Taj Mahal Holiday List 2023

Most of the tourists have a question in their minds about whether the Taj Mahal is open tomorrow or it is closed. for reference find the Taj Mahal Holiday list 2023 herewith —

Months -2023 Friday Dates Months -2023 Friday Dates
January 6, 13,20,27 July 7,14,21,28
February 3,10,17,24 August 4,11,18,25
March 3,10,17,24,31 September 1,8,15,22,19
April 7,14,21,28 October 6,13,20,27
May 5,12,19,26 November 3,10,17,24
June 2,9,16,23,30 December 1,8,15,22,29

Taj Mahal Visiting Hours – 6 Am to 6 Pm

It does not matter whether you are Indian or from remote land everybody gets bewildered at the first gaze at the Taj Mahal. Before booking Taj Mahal Tours check the Taj Mahal Holiday List. There are different entry gates to Taj Mahal. The Taj Mahal visiting hours are from sunrise to sunset. Though the gates is open half an hour before sunrise. The sunrise and sunset times vary month to month and day to day. Thus you are advised to check the sunrise and sunset time in Agra on your scheduled visit of the Taj Mahal.

Also, checkTaj Mahal Free Dates

Taj Mahal closed at Night

Many tourists have doubts such as whether can we visit the Taj Mahal at night or the Taj Mahal gets lit up in the night and the doors remain closed in the nights only on the full moonlight viewing dates (5 days in a month) it is open in the night but with lots of pre requests such as booking moonlight tickets, visiting up to the platform and following the security rules and regulations.

What else to do in Agra on Friday?

Avoid planning a Day Trip to Agra from Delhi or Jaipur on Friday as there is a weekly off on each Friday. Those who plan Taj Mahal Tour on Friday must plan for an overnight stay in Agra. Thus you have plenty of opportunities to explore the rich cultural and historical legacy of Agra. On Friday you can visit other monuments in Agra and Fatehpur Sikri. Other places of interest in Agra remain open on Friday even except the Taj Mahal. You get to see the unparalleled architecture of the Agra fort, Itmad ud daula’s Tomb, and Akbar’s Tomb at Sikandra.

If you have a penchant for the Taj Mahal sunset do not miss the opportunity to visit the Mehtab Bagh. Thus from this place, you can gaze at the beauty of the iconic Taj Mahal based amid nature’s bounties. The city of Agra also offers you plenty of options of shopping for handicrafts and souvenirs. You can enjoy the Kalakriti show in the evening.

After checking the Taj Mahal Holiday List if it is Friday as a wildlife lover, you can make an excursion to Chambal safari location at a distance of 70 Kms from Taj Mahal Agra. Besides this, you can enjoy bird watering at Sur Sarovar bird sanctuary or at Ghana Bird Sanctuary which is a Ramsar site.