A worker sanitises railings at the Taj Mahal in Agra, India, after authorities reopened the famous monument to visitors. Photo: Reuters A worker sanitises railings at the Taj Mahal in Agra, India, after authorities reopened the famous monument to visitors. Photo: Reuters
A worker sanitises railings at the Taj Mahal in Agra, India, after authorities reopened the famous monument to visitors. Photo: Reuters

‘It feels good’: India’s Taj Mahal palace reopens to tourists after six-month closure amid coronavirus crisis, even as cases in country continue to rise

  • The monument, which normally attracts about seven million tourists a year, has reopened despite concerns about rising Covid-19 cases in India
  • Visitor numbers are capped at 5,000 a day, and everyone must wear a mask and practice social distancing, but the first to come were happy to be there

Topic |   Asia travel
A worker sanitises railings at the Taj Mahal in Agra, India, after authorities reopened the famous monument to visitors. Photo: Reuters A worker sanitises railings at the Taj Mahal in Agra, India, after authorities reopened the famous monument to visitors. Photo: Reuters
A worker sanitises railings at the Taj Mahal in Agra, India, after authorities reopened the famous monument to visitors. Photo: Reuters
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