Night owls, take note.

India’s tourism and culture minister has said that soon the Taj Mahal in Agra, India, will remain open after sunset for all interested visitors. As of now, access to the monument is restricted to daytime hours plus entry on only five nights each month—the night of the full moon and the two nights before and after. During those nights, only 400 people have been allowed in in eight groups of 50. The new night hours are designed to allow more visitors to see this white-marble beauty in the moonlight.

What’s more, the ministry is planning to add lighting to the surrounding area and develop other infrastructure to accommodate nighttime visitors.

Interested in seeing the Taj Mahal—day or night? Contact our India specialist, Kiran Chand, at or call her at 888-490-8013.

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