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Flowers bloom under a clear sky in the premises of Taj Mahal as tourists visit the historic monument on Basant Panchami, which marks the arrival of Spring season, in Agra.

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Tourists visit the historic Taj Mahal, on Valentines Day, in Agra.

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A couple pose for photographs in the backdrop of the historic Taj Mahal, ahead of Valentine's Day, in Agra.

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Tourists visit Taj Mahal amid coronavirus pandemic, in Agra.

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Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar poses for photographs with security personnel during shooting of film 'Atrangi' at the historic Taj Mahal, in Agra.

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Birds fly past Taj Mahal, in Agra.

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Ducks take flight in the backdrop of Taj Mahal engulfed in a thick fog in Agra.

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A devotee offers 'arghya' to the Sun God during Chhath Puja celebrations at the bank of Yamuna River in the backdrop of Taj Mahal, in Agra.

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Tourists visit the Taj Mahal amid dense fog in Agra.

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Repair work at Taj Mahal after it reopened for visitors, amid the coronavirus pandemic, in Agra.

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Workers sanitize railings at Taj Mahal after it reopened for visitors, amid the coronavirus pandemic, in Agra.

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Security personnel patrol the premises of Taj Mahal after it re-opened for public following being shut for over six months, amid the coronavirus pandemic, in Agra. Only 5,000 tourists will be allowed each day at the Taj Mahal - 2,500 before 2 PM and the rest after.

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A child dressed as Lord Krishna poses for a photograph in the backdrop of Taj Mahal, on the occasion of Krishna Janmashtami festival, in Agra.

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Yamuna river flows beside the historic Taj Mahal, in Agra, Wednesday. The water quality of the river, which had improved during lockdown, is deteriorating now due to various factors including rain—washed garbage from drains emptying into the river.

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View of Taj Mahal as dark clouds hover in the sky, during Unlock 2.0, in Agra.

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A view of the historic Taj Mahal in Agra. The Agra district administration has decided not to reopen the Taj Mahal for visitors amid concern over rising COVID-19 cases in the city, despite the government's decision to reopen monuments from July 6.

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A view of Taj Mahal during Unlock 2.0, in Agra.

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Security personnel stand guard following intelligence inputs about a possible terror threat in Delhi, at the premises of the historic Taj Mahal in Agra.

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Railing of Taj Mahal damaged after the thunderstorm in Agra.

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An employee working at a restaurant waits for customers near the historic Taj Mahal in Agra. The outbreak of coronavirus pandemic has affected the tourism industry in Agra.

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Tourists wearing protective masks in the wake of novel coronavirus scare visit the historic Taj Mahal in Agra.

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A medic screens tourists for novel coronavirus, before entering the historic Taj Mahal in Agra.

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Myanmar President Win Myint with First Lady Cho Cho pose for photographs during their visit to the historic Taj Mahal in Agra

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UP CM Yogi Adityanath presents a framed photograph to US President Donald Trump as First Lady Melania Trump, UP Governor Anandiben Patel and US Ambassador Kenneth Juster look on, during their visit to the historic Taj Mahal in Agra.

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White House Senior Adviser Jared Kushner and his wife Ivanka Trump visit the Taj Mahal, the 17th century monument to love in Agra.

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US President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka Trump poses for photographs at the Taj Mahal, in Agra.

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U.S. President Donald Trump, and first lady Melania Trump visit the Taj Mahal,the 17th century monument to love in Agra.

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White House Senior Adviser Jared Kushner and his wife Ivanka Trump visit the Taj Mahal, the 17th century monument to love in Agra.

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U.S. President Donald Trump, and first lady Melania Trump visit the Taj Mahal,the 17th century monument to love in Agra.

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US President Donald Trump, with first lady Melania Trump, pause as they tour the Taj Mahal in Agra.

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Birds fly as President Donald Trump, with first lady Melania Trump, tour the Taj Mahal in Agra.

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US President Donald Trump, with first lady Melania Trump, pause as they tour the Taj Mahal in Agra.

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Workers clean a wall at the premises of Taj Mahal ahead of US President Donald Trump’s maiden visit to India, in Agra

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Security Forces patrol the premises of Taj Mahal ahead of US President Donald Trump’s maiden visit to India, in Agra. President Trump will pay a state visit to India on February 24 and 25 at the invitation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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A worker arranges flower pots at the Taj Mahal ahead of US President Donald Trump’s maiden visit to India, in Agra

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Workers clean a wall at the premises of Taj Mahal ahead of US President Donald Trump’s maiden visit to India, in Agra.

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Central Industrial Security Force personnel patrol in the premises of Taj Mahal ahead of US President Donald Trump’s maiden visit to India, in Agra.US President Trump will pay a state visit to India on February 24 and 25 at the invitation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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Earthmovers remove debris from the Yamuna river bed near Taj Mahal, ahead of the US President Donald Trump’s visit, in Agra.

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UP CM Yogi Adityanath visits the historic Taj Mahal for inspection ahead of US President Donald Trump’s visit, in Agra. US President Trump accompanied by First Lady Melania Trump will pay his maiden visit to India on Feb. 24 and 25.

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Security personnel from the US along with CISF and ASI personnel visit the historic Taj Mahal for inspection ahead of US President Donald Trump’s visit, in Agra.

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A group of women from Karnataka, in their traditional attire, poses for photographs at the Taj Mahal in Agra.

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Trinamool Congress MP Nusrat Jahan and her husband Nikhil Jain pose for photographs in front of the historic Taj Mahal, in Agra.

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Brazilian President Jair Messias Bolsonaro and his daughters pose for photographs in front of the historic Taj Mahal, in Agra.

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Brazilian President Jair Messias Bolsonaro and his daughter pose for photographs in front of the historic Taj Mahal, in Agra.

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Former cricketer VVS Laxman with his wife GR Shailaja, son Sarvajit and daughter Achinthya poses for photographs in front of the historic Taj Mahal.

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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos (L) and his girlfriend Lauren Sanchez (R) pose for photographs in the backdrop of the historic Taj Mahal, in Agra.

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A security person stands guard near the Taj Mahal ahead of the Republic Day, in Agra.

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A security person stands guard near the Taj Mahal ahead of the Republic Day, in Agra

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Tourists seen at the Taj Mahal on a wet rainy day in Agra.

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Visitors throng to the historic Taj Mahal on the first day of New Year 2020, in Agra

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Youngsters pose for photographs in the backdrop of the historic Taj Mahal on the eve of New Year 202o, in Agra

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Tourists visit the historic Taj Mahal on a cold and wintry day in Agra.

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Workers clean the fountain at Taj Mahal in Agra.

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Tourists wearing anti-pollution masks get a selfie clicked at Taj Mahal amid an atmosphere shrouded in smog, in Agra

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Tourists wear anti-pollution masks during their visit to Taj Mahal, in Agra.

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Bollywood actor Karishma Kapoor with daughter Samiera and son Kiaan Raj Kapoor at Taj Mahal in Agra

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Tourists hold umbrellas as they visit the Taj Mahal amid rains in Agra

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Mongolia's President Khattamagin Battulga visits Taj Mahal, in Agra

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Photographers, who work at the Taj Mahal complex, pose as they click pictures of the monument on World Photography Day, in Agra.

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A view of the historic Taj Mahal as dark clouds are seen in the sky, in Agra.

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Security tightened at Taj Mahal ahead of Independence Day celebrations, in Agra

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Security personnel patrol during enhanced security vigil in the wake of upcoming Independence Day and Eid festival in Taj Mahal, in Agra.

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People perfor Yamuna Aarti at Dussera Ghat behind Taj Mahal in Agra.

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Extensive repair works underway on one of the four minarets of Taj Mahal under The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), in Agra

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A sheet claimed to be measuring more than one thousand metres in length is held by volunteers on the 364th death anniversary of Mughal emperor Shah Jahan, at Taj Mahal, in Agra.

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A woman attired in the hues of the Tricolour poses in the backdrop of the Taj Mahal, ahead of Republic Day, in Agra.

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CISF personnel inspect the Taj Mahal complex ahead of the Republic Day, Agra.

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Prime Minister of Denmark Lars Lokke Rasmussen with his wife Solrun during a visit to the Taj Mahal in Agra

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People offer prayers to the setting sun during the Chhath puja at the bank of Yamuna River in the backdrop of Taj Mahal in Agra.

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Bollywood actor Sushmita Sen poses for photos during her visit to Taj Mahal, in Agra.

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Hollywood actor Will Smith during his visit to Taj Mahal, in Agra

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Hollywood actor Will Smith poses for photos during his visit to Taj Mahal, in Agra

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Devotees immerse an idol of Lord Ganesha in the Yamuna river on the banks of the Taj Mahal, in Agra.

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Union Minister for Culture and Environment Mahesh Sharma, actress Dia Mirza, United Nations Environment Director Eric Solheim and others at the launch of a campaign against plastics, near Taj Mahal, in Agra.

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Tourists visit the Taj Mahal, as shoe-covers are seen lying on floor, during a hot day, in Agra.

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People offer a 1111 meter long Satarangi sheet on 363rd Urs of Shah Jahan at Taj Mahal in Agra

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Elke Büdenbender, wife of German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, poses for a photo in front of Taj Mahal in Agra.

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French President Emmanuel Macron along with other officials during their visit to Taj Mahal in Agra.

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French President Emmanuel Macron along with First Lady Brigitte Macron visit Taj Mahal in Agra.

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French President Emmanuel Macron along with First Lady Brigitte Macron pose for a photograph outside Taj Mahal in Agra.

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Participants of Miss Multinational 2017-2018 pose in front of Taj Mahal in Agra.

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau with wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau and children visit the Taj Mahal in Agra.

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Canadian PM Justin Trudeau, plays with son Hadrien, as his wife, Sophie Gregoire Trudeau, daughter Ella-Grace and son Xavier watch during their visit to the Taj Mahal, in Agra.

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Canadian PM Justin Trudeau with wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau and children visit the Taj Mahal in Agra.

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Canadian PM Justin Trudeau with wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau and children visit the Taj Mahal in Agra.

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu being presented memento by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in Agra.

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara Netanyahu pose for a picture during a visit to historic Taj Mahal in Agra.

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara Netanyahu pose for a picture during a visit to historic Taj Mahal in Agra.

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UP chief Minister Yogi Adityanath during a visit to the Taj Mahal in Agra.

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UP chief Minister Yogi Adityanath weilds a broom as he takes part in a cleanliness drive at the western gate of the Taj Mahal in Agra. Dy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma and Tourism Minister Rita Bahuguna are also seen.

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UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and UP Tourism Minister Rita Bahuguna Joshi during their visit to the Taj Mahal in Agra.

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UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and tourists during a visit to the Taj Mahal in Agra.

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UP chief Minister Yogi Adityanath with Tourism minister Rita Bahuguna Joshi and tourists and during a visit to the Taj Mahal in Agra.

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Uttar Pradesh Sports Minister Chetan Chauhan holds the Queen's Baton at Taj Mahal in Agra. The Queen`s Baton Relay (QBR) of the Commonwealth Games 2018 which will be held in Gold Coast, Australia in April next year has arrived in India, the largest Commonwealth country by population.

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Congress party workers shouting slogans against UP Chief Minister Yogi Adiyanath during a protest over the non-inclusion of Taj Mahal in the state government's ongoing and future tourism projects, in Allahabad.

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A police team inspecting the Taj Mahal premises in Agra as part of tightened security arrangements on the eve of Independence Day.

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A view of the historic Taj Mahal as dark clouds are seen in the sky, in Agra.

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A security personnel standing guard in front of the world famous Taj Mahal following a terror alert, in Agra.

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The SWAT team on steamer inspecting the site at Yamuna river behind the Taj Mahal after twin blasts near Agra Cantt railway station, in Agra.

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Forest ministry team for climate change and environment arrives at Taj Mahal to gather information related to effects of pollution on the historical monument, in Agra.

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