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Taj Mahal opens for tourists after 188 days of coronavirus-led closure

With the opening of Taj Mahal, there was an atmosphere of happiness among the people associated with the tourism business.

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The Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and other religious places opened in Agra on Monday, though emporiums have not yet been opened.

Press Trust of India Agra
Agra's Taj Mahal was opened to tourists on Monday after 188 days of its Covid-19-led closure.

The Taj Mahal and Agra Fort were closed to tourists from March 17 amid the Covid-19 outbreak in the country.

With a Delhi resident entering the 17th-century ivory-white marble monument on the southern bank of the Yamuna from its western gate and a Chinese woman from its eastern gate, the duo became the first visitors to the monument after its reopening.

Chinese tourist described the Taj Mahal as a very beautiful building, while Delhi resident Shubham Singh too appeared exalted on becoming one of

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First Published: Sep 21 2020 | 9:11 PM IST

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