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A Day at Taj Mahal
Still photography is allowed inside the premises for free, except for inside the main mausoleum. Video making is allowed up to a certain area for Rs 25 per video camera. However, professional video making or shooting inside the complex is strictly prohibited unless prior permission is taken from the office of Archeological Survey of India located at 22, Mall Road, Agra. Mobiles phones are allowed inside the complex but are to be kept in the switched off mode. Visitors are also advised to go through the list of Do's and Don'ts before entering the complex. Tourists can purchase the tickets from near the western and eastern gate, where they are available from sunrise to sunset or from the southern gate, where they are available from 8 AM to 5 PM.
Facilities like cloak room at all the three gates, drinking water at eastern and western gates, public restroom on both sides of the main entrance, and a video locker room inside the main entrance where visitors can safely keep their video camcorders after shooting are available. Agra is one of the most important centers for handicrafts, especially of marble inlay work. Visitors who're interested in some serious shopping or even souvenir buying can engage themselves in the nearby markets of the Taj complex or Shilphaat in Shilpgram located just 750 meters away from the eastern gate of Taj Mahal. Here, visitors can buy authentic wares at reasonable prices. The Taj complex even has a museum that is open from 10 AM to 5 PM, the ticket of which can be purchased at the museum or the booking counter. With all this in place, and most importantly, the stupendous view of the Taj Mahal in the vicinity, it'll be a day to remember. Come and spend the day at Taj Mahal!