We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
WINNER WONDERLAND
Win Big When You Book on TripAdvisor

Mehtab Bagh

Certificate of Excellence
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: Nagla Devjit | Etmadpur, Agra, India
Website
Today
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Book In Advance
More Info
$50.00*
and up
Private Agra Tour Including a Local School Visit and Wildlife Experience
More Info
$35.00*
and up
Private Tour: Agra City Tour of Taj Mahal and Agra Fort
More Info
$95.00*
and up
Private Taj Mahal and Agra Full-Day Tour From Delhi

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 745 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 251
    Excellent
  • 219
    Very good
  • 104
    Average
  • 22
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Lovely views of Taj

Not the most amazing gardens but they are working on them but lovely views across the river of the Taj Mahal, worth the visit for the views.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Vikki H
,
Evesham, United Kingdom
via mobile
Add Photo Write a Review

745 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 600: English reviews
Setubal, Portugal
Level Contributor
150 reviews
77 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Supposed to be the best view from the back of the Taj Mahal Were supposed to be lush gardens, however appear to be abandoned green spaces. The legend tells that in this place are foundations for the construction of a new Taj Mahal the existing one would be of white marble, while the other one would be black. Must reset... More 

Helpful?
Thank Alfredo C
Bangkok
Level Contributor
90 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Go at the beginning of sunset and be wowed by the emergence of pink on the marble of the Taj. So much has been written, so many photos taken; these alone are a wonder of the world.

Helpful?
Thank ewatak
Level Contributor
15 reviews
12 attraction reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Not much os a Bagh though, but a must visit for Taj Mahal enthusiasts. Sunset view Taj Mahal Mehtab Bagh is breathtaking and worth a visit. Normal visit during daytime is also worth the effort.

Helpful?
Thank Amar M
Evesham, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
29 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Not the most amazing gardens but they are working on them but lovely views across the river of the Taj Mahal, worth the visit for the views.

Helpful?
Thank Vikki H
Patiala, India
Level Contributor
76 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Mehtab Bagh (Hindi: मेहताब बाग़, Urdu: مہتاب باغ‎, translation: Moonlight Garden) is a charbagh complex in Agra, North India. It lies north of the Taj Mahal complex and the Agra Fort on the opposite side of the Yamuna River, in the flood plains.

Helpful?
Thank princ512
Agra, India
Level Contributor
156 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Mehtab Bagh is on the back side of Taj Mahal. It is across the river Yamuna. You get the best back side view of Taj Mahal. The garden complex, square in shape, measures about 300 by 300 metres (980 ft × 980 ft) and is perfectly aligned with the Taj Mahal on the opposite bank. It is also noted that... More 

Helpful?
Thank 27Nam
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
101 reviews
87 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Gardens may seem right opposite to the Taj Mahal, but reaching them through road takes time and distance. The Gardens has archaeological ruins as well. But the main reason to visit the Gardens is to view the Taj Mahal peacefully at sunset, which it perfectly offers. It provides another unique view of the Taj Mahal, and serves as a... More 

Helpful?
Thank Madhumitha R
Level Contributor
7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mehtab Bagh is a garden complex opposite the Taj Mahal, across the river, with unobstructed views to the Taj Mahal. It is a popular place to come before sunset to view the Taj Mahal from another side. Access to the gardens cost ₹200 per person, and note that the gardens close immediately after sunset, but if you enjoyed your visit... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Clizabeth85
Wellington, New Zealand
Level Contributor
692 reviews
371 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This lesser known and visited gardens was to be the site of the Black Taj Mahal. See the replica fountain and the foundations of another Taj Mahal that sadly was never built. Walk through the pretty gardens and view the Taj from the other side of the river. No tourists here and cheap to get in.

Helpful?
Thank D P
Level Contributor
3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fine and garden is now under development,it will be good in future.The beauty of Taj is extraordinary from this side

Helpful?
Thank SaifulHasan

Travelers who viewed Mehtab Bagh also viewed

Agra, Uttar Pradesh
Agra, Uttar Pradesh
 

Been to Mehtab Bagh? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Mehtab Bagh and other visitors
5 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (5)

Questions? Get answers from Mehtab Bagh staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?