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A guide to the best disabled-friendly monuments in India – Times of India

Precious Rongmei, TIMESOFINDIA.COM, TRAVEL TRENDS, INDIA Created : Nov 7, 2022, 20:58 IST
A majority of the places in India aren’t very disabled-friendly, but we are grateful for the ones that are. A lot of very popular tourist attractions have taken exceptional measures to include all types of visitors. And this sense of inclusivity is beyond beautiful. Be it special ramps for the wheelchairs or Braille brochures, you will find all sorts of facilities in these famous places.

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Here’s our list of popular tourist attractions that have won our hearts with their efforts to make their facilities disabled-friendly.

Fort Kochi was declared a disabled-friendly tourist attraction in the year 2016. From special ramps and non-slippery tiles to special restrooms, you will find them all here.
Now the elderly and the differently-abled visitors can make ‘parikrama’ of Jagannath Temple in a wheelchair with ease.
From tactile walkways, Braille information brochures and Braille maps and beepers to completely wheelchair accessible pathways, find them all at Raisen’s Sanchi Stupa.
The temporary arrangement that was made at these places during Stephen Hawkings’ visit in 2001, eventually became a permanent feature. Now these monuments in Delhi are disabled-friendly.
The pathway at Lakshmana Temple in Sirpur is made for people of all ages and abilities. The walkway has tactile pathways and Braille sign boards for the visually-impaired visitors. It allows visitors easy and effortless access to the temple.
There are several ramps placed strategically in different parts of the Taj Mahal complex. In addition to that, there are also wheelchairs available for people who need them.
This award-winning site is elderly-and-disabled-friendly. There are several ramps, Braille sign boards, special toilets, ticket counters, defined route and dedicated parking for its differently-abled visitors.
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