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Agra tourist sector upbeat as number of vistors to Taj Mahal surge

Agra tourist sector upbeat as number of vistors to Taj Mahal surge

🕔07:38, 4.Oct 2021

Agra, Oct 4 As the number of visitors to the 17th century monument of love Taj Mahal increased slowly from a trickle to more than 30,000 on Sunday, there were discernible signs of relief and hope in Agra’s tourism sector

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As pandemic subsides, Taj & other Agra monuments to reopen after 2 months

As pandemic subsides, Taj & other Agra monuments to reopen after 2 months

🕔15:35, 15.Jun 2021

Agra, June 15  With some respite on the Covid-19 pandemic front, after steep decline in numbers, the district authorities are all set to welcome domestic tourists to the historical monuments in Agra. In the wake of alarming rise in the

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UP govt to offer holiday packages to tourists

UP govt to offer holiday packages to tourists

🕔07:27, 22.Dec 2020

Lucknow, Dec 22  The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh will now offer holiday packages to tourists. The state’s forest and tourism departments are preparing the most unique and attractive package for tourists. The package will include forest destinations besides

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Taj, Agra Fort to reopen from September 21

Taj, Agra Fort to reopen from September 21

🕔08:04, 8.Sep 2020

Agra, Sep 8  The Taj Mahal and the Agra Fort would be reopened for public viewing from September 21, it was announced on Monday. Agra District Magistrate P.N. Singh made the announcement in a tweet. Guidelines for social distancing and

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Monuments other than Taj to reopen from Tuesday in Agra

Monuments other than Taj to reopen from Tuesday in Agra

🕔09:25, 1.Sep 2020

Agra, Sep 1  The officials of the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) and the district administration said all necessary preparations and precautions were in place to welcome visitors to the historical monuments in Agra, other than the Taj Mahal and

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Agra’s historical monuments, save Taj, to reopen from Sep 1

Agra’s historical monuments, save Taj, to reopen from Sep 1

🕔07:19, 21.Aug 2020

Agra, Aug 21 The Agra district administration on Thursday announced that all historical monuments here, other than the Taj Mahal and the Agra Fort, will reopen from September 1. District Magistrate P.N. Singh said that the monuments — Fatehpur Sikri, Sikandara,

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Guidelines for reopening of monuments, museums issued

Guidelines for reopening of monuments, museums issued

🕔07:34, 3.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 3  The Central government on Thursday issued a slew of directions for reopening of monuments and museums, protected by the Archaeological Survey of India, from July 6. Only those monuments and museums which are in the non-containment

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COVID-19, Trump’s visit to affect Taj Mahotsav

COVID-19, Trump’s visit to affect Taj Mahotsav

🕔12:36, 18.Feb 2020

Agra, Feb 18  The 10-day long annual Taj Mahotsav that will kick off here from Tuesday later, is likely to face a series of challenges, tourism industry leaders here have said. The theme this year is “Sanskriti ke rang, Taj

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Taj all set to welcome Trump

Taj all set to welcome Trump

🕔14:17, 17.Feb 2020

Agra, Feb 17  The dry and polluted river Yamuna at the rear of the Taj Mahal is the biggest concern for the Uttar Pradesh administration engaged in organising a grand welcome to US President Donald Trump, his wife Melania and

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Clean up Yamuna campaign picks momentum in Agra

Clean up Yamuna campaign picks momentum in Agra

🕔06:31, 10.Jan 2020

Agra, Jan 10  Hundreds of river activists and college students on Thursday cleaned the Yamuna river bed opposite Etmauddaula, also known as Baby Taj. Students from several schools picked up polythene and leather waste from the river bed. The collected

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Taj Mahal will now be in Agravan, instead of Agra?

Taj Mahal will now be in Agravan, instead of Agra?

🕔13:47, 18.Nov 2019

Lucknow, Nov 18  After changing the names of Allahabad to Prayagraj and Mughalsarai to Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Nagar, the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh is planning to change the name of Agra to Agravan. The state government has asked

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Taj under full moon to attract many more visitors

Taj under full moon to attract many more visitors

🕔17:54, 19.Sep 2019

Agra, Sep 19  Come the next full moon in October, many more Taj Mahal lovers will be able to view the iconic 17th century monument to eternal love from a spot across the Yamuna river that has been newly developed

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UP to present ‘vision document’ on Taj Mahal before SC on Thursday

UP to present ‘vision document’ on Taj Mahal before SC on Thursday

🕔15:07, 23.Jul 2018

Lucknow, July 23 The Uttar Pradesh government will be presenting a ‘vision document’ on the Taj Mahal in Agra before the Supreme Court on Thursday, an official said on Monday. This document, prepared by the Delhi School of Planning and Architecture,

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Taj entry restricted to three hours from Sunday

Taj entry restricted to three hours from Sunday

🕔10:13, 29.Mar 2018

Agra, March 29  Entry to the Taj Mahal will be restricted to only three hours starting from Sunday, according to a notice issued by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI). The decision was taken to reduce “human load” on the

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Visit to Taj Mahal to cost more, visitors’ stay duration to be limited

Visit to Taj Mahal to cost more, visitors’ stay duration to be limited

🕔10:53, 14.Feb 2018

New Delhi, Feb 14  Now the tourists may have to pay Rs 10 more to see the Taj Mahal, as the government proposes to increase the entry fee to Rs 50 from Rs 40 and introduce an additional fee of

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Israeli PM, wife visit Taj Majal

Israeli PM, wife visit Taj Majal

🕔13:40, 16.Jan 2018

Agra, Jan 16  Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara spent over an hour visiting the Taj Mahal in Agra on Tuesday. The Israeli Prime Minister and his wife were welcomed by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath

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Taj mahal ready for royal visitors

Taj mahal ready for royal visitors

🕔11:40, 16.Apr 2016

Agra, April 16  The Taj Mahal is ready for the hyped visit of British royal couple, prince William and Kate, on Saturday.According to the programme released here, the royal couple will have lunch and dinner at hotel Amar Vilas. They

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Pay more now to see Taj Mahal

Pay more now to see Taj Mahal

🕔15:08, 1.Apr 2016

Agra, April 1  Entry tickets for the Taj Mahal and other historical monuments in Agra will now cost more.A foreign visitor to the Taj will now pay Rs,1,000, up from Rs.750. Domestic tourists will shell out Rs.40 a ticket, instead

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Taj Mahal gets record holiday crowd

Taj Mahal gets record holiday crowd

🕔11:28, 6.Apr 2015

Agra, April 6  The extended weekend saw a record crowd at the Taj Mahal on Saturday. Sources in the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), which maintains the 17th century monument, said 45,408 tickets were sold on Saturday. The figure does

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Tourism minister pays surprise visit to Taj Mahal

Tourism minister pays surprise visit to Taj Mahal

🕔12:35, 25.Feb 2015

Agra, Feb 25  Union Tourism Minister Mahesh Sharma paid a surprise visit to the Taj Mahal Tuesday evening, to look into the issues ailing the structure, following a directive from Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He was accompanied by union minister

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