25 Heritage Hotspots in India to Get Free Wi-Fi

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Wi-Fi Facilities on Indian Heritage Sites
After the introduction of Wi-Fi in Taj Mahal, the internet service will be made available at 25 heritage sites- Sun Temple in Konark; Kumbhalgarh Fort in Kelwara; the group of temples in Khajuraho, etc. All these archaeological sites are recognised by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), to provide free Wi-Fi, which would be complimentary for first 30 minutes and thereafter its chargeable per minute basis.

As per the information by the official sources, the service is an initiative of Digital India programme. As per the programme, the government aims to cover cities with a population of over 1 million and tourist destinations with Wi-Fi services by December 2015. The services will be available at select public places within these cities. With this idea, foreign tourists will also remain connected and it will also lower traffic burden on telecom networks. See the table below for the list of places where Wi-Fi service will be provided.


NameLocation
Hazarduari PalaceMurshidabad (West Bengal)
Group of TemplesJageshwar (Uttarakhand)
Ancient site at SravastiUttar Pradesh
Excavated site SarnathUttar Pradesh
Group of monuments at Fatehpur SikriUttar Pradesh
Taj Mahal (already available)Agra (Uttar Pradesh)
Brihadeshwara TempleThanjavur (Tamil Nadu)
Shore TempleMahabalipuram (Tamil Nadu)
Kumbhalgarh FortKelwara (Rajasthan)
Sun TempleKonark (Odisha)
Group of temples at KhajurahoMadhya Pradesh
Monuments at ManduMadhya Pradesh
Daulatabad FortMaharashtra
Elephanta CavesMumbai
Ruins at Hampi, BellaryKarnataka
Group of Monuments at PattadakalKarnataka
Sun TempleJammu and Kashmir
Leh PalaceJammu and Kashmir
Masroor Rock Cut TempleLahalpur (Himachal Pradesh)
Rani-ki-VavPatan (Gujarat)
Humayun’s TombNew Delhi
Qutub ComplexNew Delhi
Red FortNew Delhi
Rang Ghar Sibsagar (Assam)
VaishaliKolhua (Bihar)

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