If you haven’t heard about Taj Mahal, then you are among very few people in the world falling under this category. One of the Seven Wonders of our Modern world, The Taj Mahal is a place many people dream of reaching at least once in their lifetime, and this place is worth your visit too. The architecture and design of this Monument is the example of Persian and Mughal architecture to its most elegant. The whole area is so alluring and perplexing that anyone visiting here will lose themselves in its beauty. Every nooks and corner of this majestic Monument has so many components that you will love to stare all day long.
Commissioned by the fifth Mughal King by name Shah Jahan in the grief of his wife Mumtaz Mahal’s demise. The Persian princess whom the emperor loved very much died early in child birth. This glorious monument holds the original tombs of both of them symbolizing the unity after their death too. The Taj Mahal has it each minute components decorated so finely that the structure is impossible to construct elsewhere.
*Interesting Facts-Taj Mahal
-More than 22,000 people worked to finish the Taj Mahal. More than a thousand elephants carried the building material
-Everything of Taj Mahal is perfectly symmetrical. You can view it similar from every face. Only the tombs of the emperor and princess aren’t the same.
-It glows a different color in different part of a day. Pinkish, white and golden at dawn, midday, and dusk respectively.
-This monument is surrounded by gardens, ponds, mosque, and other beautiful buildings.
-The height of Taj Mahal=171 meters.Area=17 hectares
-28 variations of precious stone were inlaid into white marble here, and many of these stones were ripped off by the British during the Indian Rebellion
You are sure to make many memories in this majestic place.