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Entry to Qutab Minar not impressive, say tourists

Nivedita Khandekar, Hindustan Times  New Delhi, February 10, 2013
First Published: 23:55 IST(10/2/2013) | Last Updated: 02:18 IST(11/2/2013)

The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) charges a nominal fee for video cameras and none for still cameras, provided no commercial photography is done.


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“But the ASI is still confused about video and still cameras. If I am coming here with family, I am not going to do a commercial film. http://www.hindustantimes.com/Images/Popup/2013/2/11_02_13-metro4b.jpgWe want good memories to take back,” said Edward Vinod, originally from Vishakhapatnam, now settled in Sydney, Australia.

“Moreover, it would be free word-of-mouth publicity for the ASI and the monument,” said Vinod.

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Vinod was also not happy with the way the entry to Qutab Minar looked.

“It starts with a no-show entry. There is nothing to indicate that we are being led to such a beautiful premises. Entry is most important to attract tourists.”

Apart from these minor glitches, the first-aid box was also found absent here.

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