Taj Mahal closes moonlight viewing throughout Ramzan, Agra

Taj Mahal closes moonlight viewing during Ramzan

Taj Mahal is a marvel of the world and attracts 1000’s and lakhs of vacationers from throughout the globe yearly. An excellent variety of vacationers go to Agra through the full moon interval, simply to witness the great thing about Taj Mahal in moonlight. Those that have witnessed the monument bathed in moonlight, swear by its magnificence!

Nevertheless, the associated authorities have closed moonlight viewing for vacationers throughout Ramzan. The tickets for night time viewing can be found a day upfront on the Archeological Survey of India workplace in Agra. Muslims go to the mosque contained in the Taj Mahal to supply namaz which matches on late at night time through the month of Ramzan.

Vishal Sharma, Agra Vacationer Welfare Chamber Secretary, acknowledged that the night time view of the Taj Mahal is an important day however the gates are actually solely open for these providing night time
namaz. He additional knowledgeable that ID playing cards are given to Muslims coming to supply
namaz on the mosque.

This month’s full moon is on April 16 and in accordance with Supreme Courtroom orders, the night time view of the Taj ought to start from April 14. However, due to Ramzan, the night time view has been cancelled this month.

It was again in 2004 that the Taj authorities began the night time view of the Taj Mahal exercise. A 30-minute slot is given to 50 vacationers every, from 8:30 PM to midnight. The tickets can be found two nights previous and two nights after the total moon night time.

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