The Taj Mahal and the Agra Fort were closed to the public since six month, the world heritage monuments will reopen from 21 September,2020. The two memorial had closed since March 17,2020— before the nationwide lockdown due to the spread of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19).
These places credited with attracting the largest number of tourists to India, had been closed for such a prolonged period,noone can’t imagine the croweded places has been silent for so many days and months..
So check-out here , If you plan to visit either of these places, so that what will you need to know !
Safety measures are in places –
The government is doing all it can to make sure your safety and happiness.The Agra administration plans to follow all the strict procedure while reopening both Taj Mahal and the Agra Fort.
- There will be a restricted number of visitors at the memorials ,To prevent the crowding and maintain social distancing. Not to more than 5,000 tourists will be allowed in a day at Taj Mahal,will be restricted to 2,500 a day.For Agra Fort, will allow 1,300 visitors in the morning sift and 1,200 visitors in the afternoon.
- Tickets will be sales online , first of all ticket will be sold for first slot once 2500 tickets completely used then book for second slot will be put on sales.Tickets will be sold in a similar ways for Agra Fort. One more way is Tourists can also buy tickets online by scanning QR Code on standees placed outside the monuments.
- On the week the monuments will be closed to the public on certain days , The Taj Mahal will remain closed on Friday. Likewise Agra Fort, will be closed to the public on the week of Sunday.
- There will be strict commitment to Covid-19 safety protocols ,While allowing tourists inside the monuments ,the Safety protocols against the spread of Covid-19 which will be strictly followed..The visitors will be thermally checked, santise their hands and required to maintain physical distancing at all times while inside the monuments.
Where can you stay safely during this travel ?
Radisson Hotel Agra :
Radisson Hotel Agra proffer a full-service hotel with unsurpassed views of the Taj Mahal. This Hotel is comfortably on the banks of the Yamuna River, less than 2 km from Taj Mahal and 3 km from Agra Fort. It is a full-service hotel, which provides impressive views of the Taj Mahal. Enjoy views of the city of skyline and the Taj from your room.
The Taj Vilas :
Hotel The taj vilas is agra based budget hotel but it have luxury and 3-star property and classic decor hotels facilities with best location near the taj mahal. It’s Just 3 kms away from Taj Mahal, this hotel will allow you to stay close to the monument and avoid protracted public transport. This is a eco-friendly hotel with a various food menu that also puts a lot of emphasis on your safety.
ITC Mughal, a Luxury Collection of Resort & Spa and spread over 23 acres of luxurious gardens Agra has an excellent illustration of Mughal architecture for which it has also won the Aga Khan Award. Basically it located less than 1 km from Taj Mahal and 3 kms from Agra Fort, The hotel is not too far from the city center also .this elegant property spreads across 23 acres of luxurious gardens which is so much beautiful and attracting. Perfect for a luxurious break where you can look forward to getting indulge with every attention, comfort in the land of romance and beauty!
So hurry up and set up your travel plans.Be safe and protect yourself using following guidelines.Book your flight ticket and safely travel.. Agra is waiting for you!