Next time you visit the Taj Mahal it's likely that you won't be able to touch, Archaeological Survey of India plans to barricade it from visitors. Nearly 20,000 people flock daily to the famous Taj Mahal around the world to see its marvelous architecture. Taj Mahal is one of the 7 wonders of world and one of the UNESCO world heritage site.
Due to its popularly as millions of people visit every year to admire and have a look at its beauty day and night.
Due to such a high pressure of visitors this building is suffering pollution and people are touching by hands which are causing damage to the Taj Mahal.
To avoid the damage to the Taj Mahal, Archaeological Survey of India planning to place steel barriers that will be installed a metre away from the Taj Mahal. So, in near future you won't be able to touch Taj Mahal.
Pollution is causing problem to the Taj Mahal and its beautiful Makrana marble. Recently it went undergone the mud therapy to enhance its natural beauty. To protect its beauty from pollution ASI is applying mud therapy time to time to this architecture.
Thousands of visitors are causing damage to the Taj Mahal and ASI is now taking it seriously, Soon Taj Mahal will the protected from the touch of visitors.
According to the ASI, separating the visitors from the walls of Taj Mahal will help prevent the damage to Taj Mahal. Visitors won't be able to touch walls after the installation of steel barriers.
Taj Mahal is the famous building in Agra near bank of Yamuna. If you are going to Taj Mahal in Agra then you should hire car and go by Yamuna Expressway. The Yamuna Expressway is the most preferred road route to Agra from Delhi and it distance is around 240 kms which can be travelled in around 3-4 hours.
Visitors from India and abroad are coming to this World Heritage site throughout the year. The come here to see Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Fatehpur Sikri and other nearby places. After installation of barriers, you won't be able to touch Taj Mahal anymore. So, near future Taj Mahal will be a touch protected monument.
Travel information: If you planning to visit Taj Mahal then check Agra Travel & Tourism Guide for complete information on Travel to Taj Mahal in Agra.