Can we open web.config file through URL in ASP.NET application?

Can we open web.config file through URL?
We can't web.config file through URL. Config files are not served by IIS for security reasons. We will get below error.
For more information go through below discussion.

Server Error in '/webconfig' Application.

This type of page is not served.

Description: The type of page you have requested is not served because it has been explicitly forbidden.  The extension '.config' may be incorrect.   Please review the URL below and make sure that it is spelled correctly.

Requested URL: /webconfig/web.config

Version Information: Microsoft .NET Framework Version:4.0.30319; ASP.NET Version:4.0.30319.1

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