How to reach Mehtab Bagh Agra or moonlight garden
Before we discuss more about Mehtab Bagh Agra.We will answer the query how to reach Mehtab bagh Agra.The Mehtab Bagh. Agra is situated on the bank of river Yamuna just opposite to Taj Mahal.The mehtab Bagh Agra was build in 1631-1635.The Garden is most beautiful garden in the the city acquiring 25 acre of area. The recent research done by ASI revealed a large Octagonal equipped.It is also known as the Moonlight garden of Agra,from here you can enjoy the beautiful night view of Taj Mahal under moonlight.
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Visiting Time at Mehtab Bagh Agra:
- Sunrise to Sunset
- Open all days.
Entrance Fee at Mehtab Bagh Agra:
- Indians: Rs. 10
- Foreign Tourists: Rs. 100
History of Mehtab Bagh Agra:
Shah jahan (1628-1658 AD), akbar’s grandson, acquired this site for building a radiant tomb in the memory pf his expired ruler mumtaz mahal, from man singh’s grandson mirza raja jai singh, in lieu of four ‘havelis’, as is on record. The fantastic catacomb, viz.the taj mahal, with backup structures, chowk (court), dalans, door and a roomy garden was laid out, on three subsiding levels, on the privilege bank,the awesome principle tomb of white marble standing imposingly on the edge of the stream. He additionally fabricated this open garden, viz. The mehtab-bagh on the convention of garden-create established by babur,on this side of the river,facing the taj mahal, just to give a wonderful, scenery to the fundamental tomb. It was cleverly moved toward one plain level. Initial, a huge octagonal tank of block workmanship, each interior side of which measures 26.70 m (approx. 80 feet), was assembled. Each side had 16 scalloped curves, to make up a wonderful fringe of the tank. On its south, west, north and east sides were extensive banglas (structures with bended chajjas and rooftops) which were interconnected by wide dalans or secured passages, on different sides. All these were worked of red sandstone, and engrailed (cusped) curves, columns, cut boards and other building parts of this huge structure, in average shahjehanian style, have made due in the remains.