If you have been waiting to visit the world-famous monument of love, the Taj Mahal for a lengthy, it looks like that is the right time! You can skip the long ticket queues and get direct entry between 5 to 15 August. Not only the Taj Mahal, but you can also visit Agra Fort, Fatehpur Sikri, and other ASI-protected monuments for free during the same period.
The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), on the occasion of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav which celebrates the seventy-five years of India’s Independence, has introduced the identical. Raj Kumar Patel, Superintending Archaeologist for Agra Circle of Archeological Survey of India said, “Besides, a 50-ft excessive flag could be hoisted at Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri from August 15 to mark the event”.
He further informed that each one of the top monuments in Agra including Diwan-e-Khas (Fatehpur Sikri), Itimad-up-doula, and Akbar Tomb at Sikandra can be illuminated in the course of this time. Not only this, “an extensive cleanliness force can also be finished at numerous monuments from August eight to August 15”.
Under Amrit Mahotsav, the ASI has additionally decided on water our bodies at Gurudwara Guru Ka Taal, Taj Mahal, and Agra Fort, which are amongst 150 water bodies identified across India. These can be the major highlights of Amrit Mahotsav.
Moreover, access to all the ASI-protected monuments in India will be loose from August five to 15, 2022. There are 3600 ASI monuments in the country, every a reminder of India’s golden history and incredible beauty.
From Delhi’s Humayun's Tomb and Qutub Minar and Jaipur’s Hawa Mahal to Maharashtra’s Ajanta-Ellora caves and Mamallapuram’s Shore Temples, access to some of these monuments could be absolutely loose for 10 days!
Note that the loose entry rule is relevant for all Indian citizens and foreign visitors.