The Taj Mahal Closed Temporarily Amid COVID-19 Crisis

The Taj Mahal Closed Temporarily Amid COVID-19 Crisis

18/03/2020 0 By M Zaman

The Taj Mahal is an iconic symbol of India. But, authorities at Taj Mahal has closed its doors for the visitors during an on-going COVID-19 or Coronavirus crisis.

Starting from Tuesday, Taj Mahal one of the seven wonders of the world will remain close temporarily for the visitors until 31 March 2020 for COVID-19 safety. According to, Middle-East based media Al-Jazeera reports.

India is one of the most popular holiday destinations for travellers from across the world. But, most recently the country’s tourism industry has affected mostly from the ongoing Coronavirus outbreak worldwide.

Since, the outbreak of the COVID-19 or Coronavirus now at the worst level. India, cuts its ties with other countries, while refusing to grant visas for visitors from certain countries.

As of 17 March the World Health Organization or WHO reports, India has recorded 137 cases of COVID-19 disease. This include 113 Indian nationals, 24 foreign nationals, 14 recovered and 3 deaths.

Night moon at Taj Mahal

Night moon at Taj Mahal (Image: Pixabay)

There is no doubt, travellers from different parts of the world will love to visit Taj Mahal once they arrive in India.

Previously, authorities at Taj Mahal announced that the most visited iconic site of India will remain open to the public during night.

On the other hand, authorities at Taj Mahal will charge tourists for taking too long at the iconic sight.

Once you visit in India, you can also consider to stay at Tihar Jail one of the most notorious prison in the country. This will allow you to stay with different inmates.

Meanwhile, the Coronavirus or COVID-19 is an ongoing raising concern across the world at the moment. It is obvious that it will affect certain parts of your upcoming holiday.

Now you can stay at Tihar prison

Now you can stay at Tihar prison (Image: Tihar prison)

But, there are most important travel advices you must follow before you are considering to travel with Coronavirus or COVID-19 disease.

You also need to check with different airlines before you begin your journey. There are safest seats available on the plane to avoid mid-air Coronavirus disease.

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