'Don't touch the marble': visiting the Taj Mahal in a pandemic
'Don't touch the marble': visiting the Taj Mahal in a pandemic

From Princess Diana to President Trump, everyone wants to visit the Taj Mahal, but in the middle of a global pandemic the bucket-list experience is just a little less special.As India’s “monument to love” re-opened on Monday after a six-month hiatus, special rules were introduced — including no touching the white marble walls of the mausoleum built for a Mughal emperor’s favourite wife.Only 5,000 visitors are allowed daily — a quarter of usual capacity — and all have their temperature taken by staff wearing face shields, masks and gloves.Visitors can whip off their masks for a photo, but se…

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