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Mehtab Bagh Agra, India

Mahtab Bagh Agra built in 1631 to 1635 and situated on the sandy bank of Yamuna River just opposite the Taj Mahal mausoleum. Agra Mahtab Bagh is an ideal spot to take picturesque view of Taj Mahal. The name Mehtab Bagh means 'Moon Lit Garden' and the same was testified by the stunning reflection of Taj Mahal in the pool at night in Mahtab Bagh. The place has a history of its own. It is assumed that the great emperor Shah Jahan who built Taj Mahal for his queen required an identical one for himself at Mehtab Bagh India. However the archaeological findings have proved the existence of garden complex. Whatever the trendy beliefs be, the place is significance a visit as it provides bewitching image of Taj Mahal.

The significant attraction of Mehtab Bagh is Taj Mahal itself. The garden has been refurbished by the Archaeological Survey according to the original plan. The place has been enriched with plants and at present more than 40 varieties of plants bloom in the garden. The garden has been constructed in a typical Charbagh fashion.

The rising attention to Agra Mehtab Bagh can be attributed to the increasing concern for the Taj and its grounds, which are in danger by urban sprawl, too many tourists, and air pollution that eats away into the shrine's marble exterior. The flourishing gardens that once lined the riverbanks on either side of the Taj may increase again in a scheme to protect it from further damages. Your visit to this opulent garden will mark you treat your eyes far away from the hustle bustle of the busy town.