Taj Mahal to soon remain open for tourists all night

Taj Mahal to soon remain open for tourists all night

Taj MahalSoon, visitors will be able to access Taj Mahal, India even at night. "Taj Mahal will stay open past its 10:00 am to 6:00 pm free time. We have been getting a great deal of solicitations to keep the landmark open during the night hours. We are committed to make this a reality," said Union Tourism and Culture Minister Prahlad Singh Patel.

The Taj Mahal is an enormous mausoleum complex commissioned in 1632 by the Mughal head Shah Jahan to house the remaining parts of his beloved wife. Developed over a 20-year time span on the southern bank of the Yamuna River in Agra, India, the acclaimed complex is one of the most remarkable instances of Mughal design, which consolidated Indian, Persian and Islamic impacts. At its middle is simply the Taj Mahal, worked of shining white marble that appears to change shading relying upon the light. Assigned an UNESCO World Heritage site in 1983, it stays one of the world's most commended structures and a dazzling image of India's rich history.

At present night access to the monument was permitted at a premium just for five evenings in a month – on full moon night and on the two evenings going before and following the full moon. Just 400 voyagers — 8 clusters of 50 individuals — are permitted on these evenings for which £5.85 per adult is charged, while a single child ticket costs £5.73. Foreign nationals need to pay £8.60 each. The travel industry service is likewise wanting to enlighten the zone around the landmark and create other foundation required to manage night surge.

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