Taj Mahal: Mehtab Bagh

Across the Yamuna River lies the Mehtab Bagh (or Moon Garden). From here you get an excellent view of the Taj Mahal from a totally different angle:

The Moon Garden is supposed to have been the location for the “mythical” black Taj – had it ever been built. Excavations have apparently uncovered footings/foundations, but the latest thinking is that these were for a large pool in which the Taj would have been reflected in the moonlight.

© Mark Simms Photography (2014)

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5 Responses to “Taj Mahal: Mehtab Bagh”

  1. Chillbrook

    Love that picture of the goat herder Mark. These are some of my favourites form your Taj series for sure. 🙂

    Reply
    • Mark Simms

      I like that shot too Adrian……I’ve got some more shots of rural India to come a bit later.

      Reply

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