10 Historical Monuments Extended Closing Time! Read More To Find Out

On July 29th, official Twitter Account of Ministry of Culture announced, “Union Minister of State for Culture and Tourism (I/C) announced that opening hours of 10 historical Monuments across the country has been increased and now these Monuments will remain open from Sunrise to 9 pm for common public.” This decision has come around to boost tourism and allow visitors to explore the monuments for longer hours. In the first phase, 10 monuments are approved and more such monuments are under consideration to extend their closing time. 

1. Rajarani Temple Complex, Bhubaneshwar - More Time To Explore The Temple Metropolis of Orissa

Rajarani Temple
Time Required: 1-2 hrs
Initial Timings: 6:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Entry Fee: Indians: INR 15; Foreigners: INR 200; Children (below 15 years): No entry fee

2. Dulhadev Temple, Khajuraho - Spend Time Admiring The Sculptures and Architecture

Dulhadeo Temple
Time Required: 30 minutes
Initial Timings: All days of the week: 5:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Entry Fee: Free

3. Sheikh Chilli's Tomb, Kurukshetra - Take Your Sweet Time At The Archaeological Museum

Sheikh Chilli's Tomb
Initial Timings: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Entry Fee: No entry fee

4. Safdarjung Tomb, Delhi - Relish The Tranquil Ambience At This Enormous Dome

Safdarjung Tomb
Time Required: 1 - 2 hrs
Initial Timings: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Entry Fee: Indian- INR 15; Foreigners- INR 200; (Children up to 15 years - Free Entry); Video Shooting- INR 25

5. Humayun's Tomb, Delhi - Take Time Appreciating This Mughal Marvel

Humayun Temple
Time Required: 2 - 3 hours
Initial Timings: 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Entry Fee: Indians - INR 10, Foreigners - INR 250. Video filming - INR 25, Photography - Free

6. Group of Monuments at Pattadakal, Karnataka - Recognise The Fusion Wonder of 10 Temples

Best Time: Oct-Mar
Ideal Duration: 1-2 days

7. Gol Gumbaz, Karnataka - Take Your Time At This Structure of National Importance

Gol Gumbaz
Time Required: 2-3 hrs
Initial Timings: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Entry Fee: Indian Tourists: INR 10; Foreign Tourists: INR 100

8. Group of Temples, Markanda, Maharashtra - Cherish This Popular Mini Khajuraho

Markanda, Maharashtra
Timings: 24 hours
Entry Fee: No entry fee Ad

9. Man Mahal, Varanasi - Get To Experience Varanasi in Virtual Reality

Man Mahal
Best Time: Oct-Mar
Ideal Duration: 2-3 days

10. Rani ki Vav, Patan - Go Around All The 800 Pillars At Your Pace

Ran Ki Vav
Time Required: 1-3 hours
Initial Timings: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Entry Fee: Free
Let us know which of these historical monuments are on your bucket list in the comments below!

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