Taj Mahal Ranks As The Highest Revenue-Generating Monument In India

by Shreya Ghosh
Taj Mahal Ranks As The Highest Revenue-Generating Monument In India

Taj Mahal, one of the world’s seven wonders, continues to be India’s highest revenue-generating monument. This historical monument is a symbol of love and the pride of India. Tourists from every corner of the world love to witness this magnificent historical monument. In the last 3 years, from 2019 to 2022, the Archaeological Survey of India made revenue of a great amount of about ₹132 crores from selling the tickets.

Taj Mahal Is The Highest Revenue-Generating Monument In India!

You need to purchase entry tickets to visit the Taj Mahal and the price is very affordable. And the number of sold tickets was humongous over the past 3 years and this led to the Taj Mahal becoming the highest revenue-generating monument in India. Also, there is a separate entry ticket of ₹200 for seeing the main marbled mausoleum. This separate entry ticket started in the month of December 2018. There is so much to see, learn, and explore here and it is surely a destination on everyone’s bucket list.

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The Numbers Were Extraordinary In The Pandemic Too!

The entire world came to a halt in 2020 because of the Covid-19 pandemic. Everything was closed and no one could travel or explore these tourist destinations. After some time, everything started reopening but the number of people visiting the place was very limited. There were many obstacles on the way due to this pandemic but still, the Taj Mahal made some amazing numbers in revenue. From 2019 to 2020, this historical monument made a revenue of more than ₹97.5 crores and it was ₹25.61 crores from 2021 to 2022. ASI made a total of ₹132 crores in the last 3 years from this monument and this earning hold 24% of the overall revenue of ASI.

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ASI also manages many stunning and well-known historical sites in India. Under ASI, they protect a total of 3693 monuments and historical sites. You need to purchase tickets to explore 143 of these places. Indian sites and monuments such as Agra Fort, Red Fort, Ellora caves, Humayun’s Tomb, Qutab Minar, Konark Sun Temple, Golconda Fort, and Shaniwar Wada are some of India’s highest revenue grossing historical sites.