Tricky clean­ing job on Taj’ s dome

The Press and Journal (Moray) - - WORLD NEWS -

Author­i­ties in In­dia are try­ing to work out how to scale the Taj Mahal’s ma­jes­tic but del­i­cate dome as they com­plete the first thor­ough clean­ing of the World Heritage Site since it was built 369 years ago.

Work on the mau­soleum’s minarets and walls is al­most fin­ished af­ter work­ers be­gan the makeover in mid-2015. The work on the dome should take 10 months, start­ing next year and fin­ish­ing in 2019 at a cost of about £373,000.

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