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India’s Taj Mahal reopens after a six-month hiatus

India’s Taj Mahal reopens after a six-month hiatus

From Princess Diana to President Trump, everyone wants to visit the Taj Mahal, but in the middle of a global pandemic the bucket-list experience is just a little less special.

India to reopen Taj Mahal with social distancing, masks

India to reopen Taj Mahal with social distancing, masks

Visitors to the Taj Mahal will have to wear masks at all times, keep their distance and not touch its glistening marble surfaces when India's 17th-century monument to love reopens on Monday

Taj Mahal ticket price hiked fivefold for Indians

Taj Mahal ticket price hiked fivefold for Indians

Authorities have hiked fivefold ticket prices for Indian visitors to the Taj Mahal, in the latest attempt to lower tourist numbers and reduce damage at the country's top tourist site.

Pollution turns India's Taj Mahal yellow and green

Pollution turns India's Taj Mahal yellow and green

One of the seven Wonders of the World, the Taj Mahal flanks a garbage-strewn river and is often enveloped by dust and smog from belching smokestacks and vehicles in the northern city of Agra.

India's plan to 'privatise' historic monuments draws flak

India's plan to 'privatise' historic monuments draws flak

Opposition politicians accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government of "leasing out" monuments under the "Adopt a Heritage" plan that will see 95 historic sites taken over by private entities.

Storm damages two turrets at India's Taj Mahal

Storm damages two turrets at India's Taj Mahal

Bhuvan Vikrama, the regional head of the Archaeological Survey of India, said the damage was minor and will be repaired soon. Nobody was injured in the incident on Wednesday evening.

Trudeau opens India tour with 'special' visit to Taj Mahal

Trudeau opens India tour with 'special' visit to Taj Mahal

Justin Trudeau arrived in New Delhi on Saturday evening on a week-long visit aimed at strengthening economic and political relations between the two countries.

India's top court demands answers on Taj Mahal protection efforts

India's top court demands answers on Taj Mahal protection efforts

India's top court demanded a detailed plan for the future of the Taj Mahal on Thursday, warning the state government's ‘ad hoc’ approach jeopardised the centuries-old monument to love.

No end to eyesores at Taj Mahal as repair work drags on

No end to eyesores at Taj Mahal as repair work drags on

Tourist Muskan Mahuwakar pictured the Taj Mahal as a dazzling vision of symmetry and beauty but upon reaching the monument, she -- like thousands of other visitors -- was disappointed ...

India limits visitors to save Taj Mahal

India limits visitors to save Taj Mahal

India is to restrict the number of daily visitors to the Taj Mahal in an attempt to preserve the iconic 17th-century monument to love, its biggest tourist attraction.

India to probe attack on Swiss couple in Agra city

India to probe attack on Swiss couple in Agra city

Indian authorities have faced criticism for weak law enforcement over a spate of recent attacks on foreign tourists, particularly women.

India beefs up security at Taj Mahal after IS threat

India beefs up security at Taj Mahal after IS threat

India has boosted security at the Taj Mahal after a pro-Islamic State group reportedly warned of attacks in the country and threatened the 17th century monument to love, police said Friday.