Taj Mahal

India to reopen Taj Mahal with social distancing, masks

Sun, 05 Jul 2020 - 11:16 GMT

“All centrally protected monuments & sites shall be bound by the protocols like sanitization, social distancing & other health protocols,” the federal tourism ministry said.

Taj Mahal police take aim at marauding monkeys with slingshots

Fri, 25 Jan 2019 - 08:13 GMT

Police armed with slingshots are taking aim at troops of monkeys that harass visitors at India's Taj Mahal.

No end to eyesores at Taj Mahal as repair work drags on

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 - 01:24 GMT

Tourist Muskan Mahuwakar was disappointed to find it covered in scaffolding, its once white marble now yellowing due to pollution.

India limits visitors to save Taj Mahal

Wed, 03 Jan 2018 - 11:05 GMT

India is to restrict the number of daily visitors to the Taj Mahal in an attempt to preserve the iconic 17th-century monument to love.

Taj Mahal spat is a towering political folly

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 - 10:50 GMT

Indian politicians talking down the Taj Mahal fail to grasp the opportunity tourism presents to create jobs, and boost a flagging economy.

Egyptian Taj Mahal – a true temple of love?

Thu, 15 Jun 2017 - 10:14 GMT

Aswan is renowned for the Philae Temple dedicated to Isis, the goddess of love.