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CULTURE-LD TAJ-HIKE - Taj introduces Rs 200 fee for main mausoleum, hikes entry fee

Contributed by NAMPA / PTI.

New Delhi, Feb 13 (PTI) Tourists visiting the Taj Mahal will have to pay more from April 1 as the government has decided to introduce a Rs-200 charge for those wishing to see the main mausoleum of the heritage site, and also raise the entry fee to Rs 50 from Rs 40.
Speaking at a media briefing, Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma said the changes have been effected to "preserve the Taj Mahal" and for better crowd management.
As of now, there is no separate fee for entry to the main mausoleum, where t ...