Agra Because the evening curfew has been relaxed by two hours, vacationer can now catch a glimpse of the Taj Mahal soaked in gentle of the rising solar. Monuments, together with the Taj Mahal, are actually to open at 6 am with entry permitted for vacationers until 6.15 pm.
“The corona evening curfew used to finish at 7 am however now the timings have been relaxed and it will finish at 6 am, permitting opening of Taj Mahal an hour earlier,” knowledgeable Vasant Swarnkar, superintending archaeologist, Archaeological Survey of India, Agra Circle.
“Monuments all around the nation open with dawn and get closed at sundown however until just lately the evening curfew stalled this. Now that the evening curfew ends at 6 am, the vacationers can get contained in the monument an hour earlier,” mentioned Swarnkar.
“Nevertheless, due to weekend curfew monuments would stay closed on Saturday and Sunday and open just for 5 days per week,” he mentioned..
Taj Mahal stays closed on Friday additionally due to weekly closure. So vacationers get alternative to view it just for 4 days i.e. from Monday to Thursday.
Replying to a query about demand for offline ticket additionally at Taj Mahal, the ASI official clarified that tickets can be out there on-line solely as sale of offline tickets may result in assembling of vacationers at ticket window.
“We’ve got made QR Code out there at standees positioned all by the route from parking to monument for reserving of on-line ticket. Beside this, a system supervisor is stationed on the entrance of the Taj Mahal to assist these unable to e book ticket on-line,” he mentioned.
Tourism associated our bodies in Agra are demanding opening of Taj Mahal on week finish, when most individuals coming by Agra-Noida and Agra-Luckn