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Charminar, Golconda Fort To Re-Open For Visitors From July 6: ASI

Hyderabad: Historic Charminar and Golconda Fort, the 2 main vacationer sights in Hyderabad, might be re-opened from July 6.

Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) officers mentioned no more than 2,000 guests can be allowed on the centrally protected monuments on daily basis.

The entry tickets for guests might be offered on-line. There might be no bodily sale of the tickets. Vacationers can e book the ticket on ASI web site.

Officers mentioned they’d guarantee strict adherence to security protocols issued for all of the centrally protected monuments and guests.

Superintendent archaeologist (Hyderabad circle), Milan Kumar Chauley held a gathering with the officers to given a last contact to the preparations for re-opening of Charminar and Golconda Fort.

Sporting face masks might be obligatory for guests. They can even have to take care of social distancing.

Entrance to the monuments could have obligatory hand hygiene and thermal scanning provisions. Solely asymptomatic individuals might be allowed. No group pictures might be allowed inside the premises. Officers mentioned eatables wouldn’t be allowed.

As per the Commonplace Working Process (SoP) formulated by ASI, solely digital cost is allowed on the parking and cafeteria. The cafeteria and kiosk contained in the monument shall solely serve bottled water on digital cost.

Charminar and Golconda Fort had been closed for guests ever for the reason that lockdown was imposed within the final week of March to include the unfold of Covid-19.

In-built 1591 by Hyderabad’s founder Mohammed Quli Qutb Shah, Charminar is the image of Hyderabad. Based on ASI knowledge, a couple of lakh individuals go to the monument each month.

The majestic Golconda Fort was the capital of Qutb Shahi kings from 1518 to 1687. It additionally attracts 1000’s of tourists on daily basis.

Union Minister of State for Tradition and Tourism (Impartial cost) Prahlad Singh Patel on Friday introduced that the Ministry of Tradition and ASI have determined to open all of the centrally protected monuments from July 6.

Solely these monuments that are within the non-containment zone might be open for guests.

 

(IANS)

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