Archaelogical Survey of India issued an order on Monday 14th June regarding the re-opening of centrally protected monuments and sites.
All these were closed for around 2 months due to the pandemic.
The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) issued an order on Monday as per which all centrally protected monuments and museums across India will reopen on 16th June. It may be noted that all these monuments and sites were closed since last 2 months due to the rising pandemic cases.
India has around 3693 monuments and 50 museums. The official from ASI said that visitors will be able to book tickets online for visiting these places. It may also be noted that no offline tickets will be available.
The opening of monuments will follow guidelines pertaining to the pandemic and will be in strict compliance with the executive orders issued by the state, district or disaster management authority.
Tourists will not be allowed to touch any object inside any monument or museum and will have to follow the mandates of social distancing very strictly.