The Rashtrapati Bhavan will be accessible to the public five days a week from December 1, according to a president's spokesperson.
New Delhi: The Rashtrapati Bhavan will be accessible to the public five days a week from December 1, according to a president’s spokesperson.
“Public visits to the Rashtrapati Bhavan have been limited to two days since the decline of COVID-19 cases. “The decision [to extend the number of days] was made in order to improve public access to the president’s official residence and to permit access to it even during the weekdays, the spokesperson said.
Except on holidays, the public can take guided tours of the Rashtrapati Bhavan on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Visitors can see the main building, the library, and other areas during slots that are accessible from 10 am to 4 pm.
Each visitor will be charged Rs 50 for registration.The group of 30 people will need to pay Rs 1200 per visit. Children under the age of 8 are exempt from registration fees. People will have the opportunity to visit the Rashtrapati Bhavan Museum Complex six days a week, from Tuesday to Sunday. Stables and showcases for artefacts are available at the museum complex.
Visitors who want to see the change of guard ceremony at the forecourt of Rashtrapati Bhavan need to visit the Rashtrapati Bhavan from 8am to 9am on Saturday.
Mughal Gardens, the main attraction, can be seen by the visitors; they have to book a ticket on the following website: http://rashtrapatisachivalaya.gov.in/rbtour/.