Taj Mahal increases ticket prices by five times

Visiting famous Mughal monument, the iconic Taj Mahal in Uttar Pradesh state just got costlier and visitors have a mixed reaction on government's decision. Earlier, authorities in Agra announced that the prices of ticket for the famed UNESCO World Heritage Site will be increased for everyone. Annually, nearly seven million people from across the globe visit the Taj Mahal. Looking at the increasing footfall and the structural damage caused to the monument, the government was forced to raise the entry ticket prices.