Moonlight Taj Visits

For five nights each month - the night of the full moon and the two days before and after - the Taj Mahal compound is open for moonlight viewings. With the exception of Fridays when the Taj Mahal compound is closed to non-Muslims for religious services at the mosque on the grounds, and during the holy month of Ramadan, night viewings of the Taj Mahal can be easily arranged.

Only 400 tickets are available per evening, and guests should plan in advance with one of our India Travel Specialists so ticket and scheduling availability can be confirmed. The following table lists the dates around each month’s full moon - excluding Fridays for religious services - when tickets can be purchased for night viewings of the Taj Mahal. The compound is closed for nearly a month each year during Ramadan, and the table is marked accordingly for those dates.


FULL MOON (POORNIMA NIGHT) YEAR - 2019 TO 2020


Month /Year 2021 2022
January 27, 28, 30, 31 16, 17, 18, 19, 20
February 25, 27, 28, 1 14, 15, 16, 17
March 27, 28, 29, 30, 31 16, 17, 19, 20
April Closed Closed
May 24, 25, 26, 27 14, 15, 16, 17, 18
June 23, 24, 26, 27 12, 13, 14, 15, 16
July 22, 24, 25, 26 12, 13, 14, 16
August 21, 22, 23, 24 10, 11, 13, 14
September 19, 20, 21, 22, 23 8, 10, 11, 12
October 18, 19, 20, 21 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
November 17, 18, 20, 21 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
December 18, 19, 20, 21 6, 7, 8, 10