On weekends, the Taj Mahal received 50 percent more tourists than on Thursday. It was the first Saturday after the Taj Mahal opened on September 21, due to which 3079 tourists visited the Taj Mahal. More than 50% of the tourists reached not only the Taj Mahal but also Agra Fort. The number of tourists is expected to increase on Sunday.
On Saturday, the number of tourists increased at other monuments along with the Taj Mahal. Agra Fort had 480 Indian and 10 foreign tourists, while the number of tourists in Mehtab Bagh was less due to the opening of the Taj Mahal. The number of tourists in Etmaduddhaula, Akbar's tomb Sikandra and Fatehpur Sikri is almost double.
Memorial - Tourist
Agra Fort - 535
Mehtab Bagh - 87
Fatehpur Sikri - 150
Sikandra - 150
Etmadadoula - 79
Mary Tomb - 23
Rambagh - 26
The hotel has announced a discount of 25% on World Tourism Day and 20% on restaurants in Agra, which is facing a shortage of tourists due to Corona infection. After the Taj Mahal opens from September 21, only two and a half thousand tourists are coming to the city. With the increase in this number on the weekend, tourism entrepreneurs hope that the number of tourists will increase rapidly in the coming days.
Chambal, which has been heard since the Corona period due to the opening of the Taj Mahal and the arrival of tourists, is also expected to come out of tourism. Gharials, crocodiles, dolphins will entice tourists to the Nandagwan Ghat of the Chambal River. With the repair of roads etc. its preparations have also started.