World Amazing Stuff: Taj Mahal in Agra, India

Taj Mahal in Agra, India

Taj Mahal means "Crown Palace" it is a white marble mausoleum located in Agra, India. It was built by Mughal emperor Sharjahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. 

The Taj Mahal is widely recognized as "the jewel of Muslim art in India. Taj Mahal is regarded by many as the finest example of Mughal architecture, a style that combines elements from PersianOttoman Turkish and Indian architectural styles. In 1983, the Taj Mahal became a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The construction began around 1632 and was completed around 1653, employing thousands of artisans and craftsmen. Taj Mahal is regarded as one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Also considered to be a best tourist destination in India.  

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