India's iconic Taj Mahal closed amid coronavirus fears
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  • 19:16 17 March 2020

India's iconic Taj Mahal closed amid coronavirus fears

India will close the iconic Taj Mahal - a UNESCO World Heritage Site - to visitors from Tuesday as part of measures to try and combat the coronavirus pandemic, the tourism ministry said on Monday, ONA reports citing  Aljazeera.

"All ticketed monuments and all other museums have been directed to be closed until March 31," Tourism Minister Prahlad Patel tweeted late on Monday.

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