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Early morning Taj - any gate?

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Early morning Taj - any gate?

Namaste everyone!

I have heard that to be able to enter the Taj early in the morning, that only the Western gate is open...? Is this true?

Thank you!!

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1. Re: Early morning Taj - any gate?

Generally, Taj opens Sunrise to Sunset, except Friday, as far as I know, the timing is applicable to all the gates of Taj.

Edited: 12 November 2011, 17:52
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2. Re: Early morning Taj - any gate?


all gate open at the same time you can enter through the east gate

or west gate which ever gate seems close to your hotel.

Tight securities carry only small bag and camera, avoide to take any extras

Edited: 12 November 2011, 18:01
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3. Re: Early morning Taj - any gate?

Yes, all the gates are open, we took a tuk tuk and he took us to the gate with less queues.

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4. Re: Early morning Taj - any gate?

There are three gates to enter the Taj. East & West gate are open from sunrise to sunset while South Gate opens from 8AM to 4.30 PM only.


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5. Re: Early morning Taj - any gate?

Let me help you plan your itinerary for things to do in Agra. As you have mentioned that you will arrive in Delhi on December 9 around mid-day. So I will continue with the onward plan of touring Agra.

December 9- Move to Agra by Road (3 to 4 hours). Visit Taj Mahal in the evening.

December 10- Start you day by visiting Taj Mahal for the morning views. Other attractions that you will visit today include Agra Fort, Sikandra and Fatehpur Sikri.

December 11- Resume your journey towards Delhi.

Major places for shopping in Agra are Taj Mahal complex, Sadar Bazaar, Raja ki Mandi, Kinari Bazaar and Sanjay Place. There are so many restaurants in Taj Ganj area that provides good food at reasonable prices.

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6. Re: Early morning Taj - any gate?

I am sorry Ritasaurus............actually I was writing this answer for some other post and by mistake posted it here

all the gates are opened from sunrise to sunset expect for fridays when Taj is closed for public viewing.

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