Taj Mahal is reopened for night time viewing from August 21 onwards

Taj Mahal is reopened for night time viewing from August 21 onwards

One of many world-famous monuments which is among the seven wonders of the world, the Taj Mahal is now reopened for night time viewing from August 21 onwards. The Taj Mahal was closed for nearly a yr because of the Covid disaster and as per officers, one can view the well-known monument below the moonlight from August 21.

As per the reviews, the night time viewing of the monument was closed on March 17, 2020, throughout the first wave of coronavirus.

Taj Mahal, Agra, India, on sundown

Talking about reopening of night time viewing of the monument, ASI Superintending Archaeologist (Agra Circle) Vasant Kumar Swarnkar said that night time viewing will likely be allowed on August 21, 23 and 24 because the monument is closed each week on Friday, whereas lockdown stays in impact on Sunday.

Listed below are among the factors to remember whilst you go to the Taj mahal.

  • The monument will likely be open to guests in 3-time slots that’s from 20:30-21:00, 21:00-21:30 and from 21:30 – 22:00 hrs respectively.
  • In each slot, solely 50 vacationers will likely be allowed to go to which is consistent with the instructions from the Supreme Court docket, the ASI said.
  • The tickets for night time viewing needs to be booked upfront from the ASI workplace counter said Kumar.

With this new reopened initiative, Vice President of the Tourism Guild of Agra Rajeev Saxena lauded the step. Nonetheless, he talked about that the weekend lockdown might not entice travellers till the restrictions of lockdown on Sunday and Curfew are nonetheless in place there could be fewer vacationers visiting the monument.

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