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14 Amazing images of the Taj Mahal

| Words by Zoe Crane |

Discover one of the world’s most popular icons in images.

The Taj Mahal in India is probably one of the most photographed icons in the world. We have collected 14 of our favourite images of this beautiful monument to love.

1. Woman and the Taj Mahal 

Full moon over the Taj Mahal in India Woman walks with her goat near the Taj Mahal

2. Full moon over the Taj Mahal

Indian woman with goat near Taj Mahal India During the full moon, a limited number of travellers can visit the Taj Mahal after dark.

3. White Marble Taj Mahal glistens in the sun

White Marble Taj Mahal glistens in the sun The Taj Mahal is famous for its glistening white marble facade.

4. Golden sun reflecting off the Taj Mahal

Golden sun reflecting off the Taj Mahal Golden sun reflecting off the intricate Taj Mahal by Eric Finley

5. Reflection pool at the Taj Mahal

Reflection pool at the Taj Mahal There is a long pool on the north-south axis that reflects the beauty of the Taj Mahal.

6. Taj Mahal in the mist at dawn

Taj Mahal in the mist at dawn The Taj Mahal is often shrouded in mist, especially in winter at dawn

7. Birds flying over the Taj Mahal

Birds flying over the Taj Mahal Birds flying over the Taj Mahal by Ian Richards

8. Flowers frame the Taj Mahal at sunset

Flowers frame the Taj Mahal at sunset Flowers frame the Taj Mahal at sunset

9. Reflection of the Taj Mahal on the Yamuna River

Reflection of the Taj Mahal on the Yamuna River The Yamuna River creates a perfect reflection of the Taj Mahal

10. Taj Mahal on the Yumana River

Taj Mahal on the Yumana River The Taj Mahal sits on the west bank of the Yumana River, which flows to the sacred Ganges

11. The sun peeks through the Taj Mahal turrets

The sun peeks through the Taj Mahal turrets The sun first rays peek through the turrets of the Taj Mahal by Chris Bryan

12. Retro style Taj Mahal image

Retro style Taj Mahal image The changing colours of the Taj Mahal in India

13. Changing colours of the Taj Mahal

Changing colours of the Taj Mahal Changing colours of the Taj Mahal

14. black and white Taj Mahal through archway

black and white Taj Mahal through archway Photo by Insider Journeys traveller Marc Branson

Do you want to see the Taj Mahal for yourself? All of our small group tours to northern India visit the iconic site, or plan your own trip with a tailor made holiday to India.