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“Best place to watch the sunset over the Taj Mahal.”
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Mehtab Bagh
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Private Taj Mahal and Agra Full-Day Tour From Delhi
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Private Day Trip By Train: Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri from Delhi
Ranked #8 of 107 things to do in Agra
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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“Best place to watch the sunset over the Taj Mahal.”
Reviewed March 24, 2014

We went in early March so the flowers were already blooming and the garden was a sight to behold. After taking what seems like hundreds of photos we sat down and watched the sunset over the Taj. You can see the color of the Taj slightly changes as the sun sets. A great place to sit and get an undisturbed view of the Taj Mahal.

Visited March 2014
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“Underwhelming”
Reviewed March 23, 2014

We were led to believe these were magnificent, but they are not particularly spectacular and you have to pay to get in as well as hire a tuktuk to get there which probably isn't worth it. We combined it with a visit to the mini Taj which wasn't too bad, but if you only have a couple of days in Agra go and see the Taj Mahal properly and Agra Fort is good. These gardens combined with the mini Taj are OK if you are trying to fill another day.

Visited February 2014
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Warren, Massachusetts
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“The Moonlight Garden on the Yamuna River”
Reviewed March 23, 2014

The Moonlight Garden is a perfect spot to view the Taj Mahal at sunset. The park and gardens lie directly across from the Yamuna River from the Taj and are in reasonably good condition. Once you take your photographs of the Taj Mahal, it's nice to stroll around to enjoy the gardens.

One interesting point is that Shah Jahan's original plans included the white marble Taj Mahal and a mirror image on this site in black stone where he, himself, would be buried. The foundations are in place at the end of the garden, but the building itself was never erected. Shah Jahan was kept under house arrest in the Agra Fort by his son so that he wouldn't bankrupt the treasury. He never set foot in the finished Taj Mahal, but could see it from his windows in the fort.

Visited November 2013
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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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“Wonderful view of Taj Mahal”
Reviewed March 21, 2014

This is a lovely to spot to go in the evening to watch the sunset over the Taj Mahal. You get an uninterrupted view of this magical monument and it is far less crowded than the being at the Taj itself. The gardens are also in reasonable condition and worth strolling around if you have time.

Visited March 2014
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Singapore
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“Serene and nice setting amidst trashy surrounds”
Reviewed March 21, 2014

Likes: A nice view of the Taj Mahal from across the river and in a nice quite garden setting. Just stay away from the river - which has lots of ufo (unidentified floating objects).

Dislikes: Enroute to this place, you will see some of the poorest residents of Agra. Very sad.

Visited March 2014
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