Taj Mahal reopens for tourists from today

New Delhi: The Taj Mahal in Agra reopened this morning with strict coronavirus safety guidelines after being shut for tourists for over six months. The Agra Fort too reopened today.

Both world heritage sites were closed since March due to the pandemic. As of now, only 5,000 visitors would be permitted at the Taj Mahal and only 2,500 would be allowed at Agra Fort.

As per Covid-19 protocol- following social distancing and mask wearing will be followed at the monument, while tourists will be allowed to enter in shifts.

Apart from the Taj Mahal and Agra Fort, the iconic Bada Imambara and Chhota Imambara in Lucknow have also been opened for tourists from today onwards.

Following the regulations, guides and tourists will have to follow social distancing norms, face masks, and sanitization, etc before entering the monument.

 

NT Bureau