The entry ticket cost to one of the wonders of the world , Taj Mahal located in Agra in India has been increased to Rs 1000 per entry per person for foreign tourists.
THe Agra Development Authority issued a notification in this regard, doubling the entry fee from 250 to 500 and toll tax to 500 , Total 1000 Indian rupees. while Domestic tourists will now have to pay Rs 30 .
The ivory-white marble mausoleum on the south bank of the Yamuna river was built in 1652. It took 22000 people & 1000 elephants 17 years to build the Taj Mahal.