Taj Mahal reopens months after being shut, COVID-19 norms to be followed

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As India enters phase 4 of unlock, the iconic Taj Mahal reopened on Monday (September 21). The monument is opened following COVID-19 guidelines making it mandatory for visitors to wear mask.

Taj Mahal reopens months after being shut, COVID-19 norms to be followed

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Agra: As India enters phase 4 of unlock, the iconic Taj Mahal reopened on Monday (September 21). The monument is opened following COVID-19 guidelines making it mandatory for visitors to wear mask. 

The Taj Mahal authority has imprinted norms saying not more than five thousand visitors are allowed in a day and it has also prohibited taking group photographs.

Several visitors were seen visiting the Taj Mahal premises soon after it was reopened. The first person to visit Taj Mahal after its reopening was a Chinese resident Liang Chia Cheng Republico. 


Thermal screenings of visitors were done before they entered the premises.

The Taj Mahal was closed on March 17 after the Centre’s order to close all the heritage monuments protected under the Archeological Survey of India. 

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