World Heritage Week 2020: Free admission to Taj Mahal, you can also plan to roam


If you are thinking of visiting the Taj Mahal, then you must go to World Heritage Week to see its beauty.

The Archaeological Survey of India celebrates World Heritage Week or World Heritage Week every year from 19 November to 25 November in India. The purpose of celebrating this week is to create awareness among the general public about the importance of preserving natural heritage sites in the country. Given the importance that Indian people attach to traditions and heritage, World Heritage Week holds great importance for the Republic of India. World Heritage Week is mainly celebrated in schools, colleges, museums and public heritage sites.

Some popular UNESCO recognized World Heritage Sites are Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Qutub Minar, Hampi Temple, Red Fort in Delhi, Kashi Vishwanath Temple etc. Among them, the Taj Mahal is known as the main historical building. If you are planning to visit any historical site, which comes under Archaeological Survey of India, such as Taj Mahal, then let us know that admission will be free on November 19, ie on Thursday.

What will be the rules for entering the Taj Mahal

Free admission

World Heritage Week begins on Thursday, 19 November. The Ministry of Culture has announced free admission to all the monuments. There will be free entry into any monument of the Archaeological Survey of India on Thursday for the whole day. The Taj Mahal is the foremost among these monuments, so admission will be free here.

Necessary to follow corona protocols

During admission, it will be necessary to follow all the rules of the corona such as applying masks, maintaining proper distance between themselves and using sanitizers. Given the Corona Protocol, the number of tourists will be limited.

Limited Tourist Can Entry

At the Taj Mahal, five thousand tourists are allowed to enter a day due to the corona. Tourists are entering at two different times. In normal days, tourists have to adopt the process of purchasing tickets online for admission. Tickets can also be obtained through QR codes. There are two types of tickets for viewing the Taj Mahal. A ticket of 50 rupees for Indian tourists is scheduled to enter the Taj Mahal. If the tourists want to see the main mausoleum, then a ticket of 200 rupees has to be taken separately.

If you are planning to look at a historic building, then this whole week is good for you. This week, especially on November 19, one can see its beauty by entering the Taj Mahal and other buildings free of cost.