Taj Mahal to open before sunrise
Agra, Jan 23 : The Taj Mahal, a world heritage monument in Agra, will now open 30 minutes early for visitors -- from Thursday.
Opening it half hour before sunrise would enable tourists to see the Taj against the rising sun, a memorable experience for many.
ASI chief Bhuvan Vikram said the decision was taken on persistent demands of tourists.
The ASI is also considering capping a figure of 40,000 visitors daily, including children under 15 years of age. A decision is likely to be announced next month. Ticket rates will also be revised, officials said.