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Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal

By M.R.FATHIMA HASBANAPublished 9 months ago 3 min read
Taj Mahal
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Taj Mahal is an ivory-white marble mausoleum located in Agra, India. Built in 1632 by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved wife, Mumtaz Mahal, the mausoleum stands as a symbol of eternal love.

The Taj Mahal complex includes a mosque, an 18th-century guest house, and several lush gardens. Since 1983, the Taj Mahal has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Heralded as one of the Seven Wonders of the World 2008 and 2019 surveys, visitors of all backgrounds come annually to marvel at the Taj Mahal’s grandeur and intricate details. It has inspired poets, travelers, and writers for centuries, enduring as one of India’s most popular tourist spots...

Mumthaz Mahal was the name of Shah Jahan's beloved wife. She was the daughter of Mirza Ghiyas Beg, a Persian nobleman who served as an important official in Mughal Empire. She earned the title of “Shehzadi Mumtaz Mahal” from her husband Shah Jahan, who respected and admired her for her extraordinary beauty. The two were married for 19 years until her death in 1631. Shah Jahan was devastated by her death, and declared that he would build her a monument that would be "fit for an empress". Thus he began construction of the Taj Mahal in 1632.

Sajahan and Mumthaj were two of the most powerful Mughal rulers of India during the Mughal Empire. Under their rule, the Mughal Empire experienced expansion and advancement in the arts, cultures, and sciences.

Sajahan, also known as Jahangir, was the fourth Mughal Emperor of India and ascended the throne in 1605. He developed a strong relationship with the Rajputs and was considered an excellent ruler. He extended Mughal control from Kabul to Bengal, and was successful in crushing rebellions.

He patronized the arts and sciences, and his court was renowned for its luxury and magnificence. Mumtaz Mahal, also known as Mumthaj, was the wife of Sajahan and was his favorite wife. Mumtaz Mahal was an intelligent and educated woman who used her influence to contribute to the expansion of Mughal Empire. She promoted the arts and sciences and was able to increase the size of the Mughal Empire to its greatest extent. Their reign marked the golden age of the Mughal Empire, and saw greatadvances in the arts and sciences.

They were remembered as two of the most powerful and influential Mughal rulers, and their legacy continues to the modern day.

The Taj Mahal is an iconic monument renowned for its incredible beauty and grandeur. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most recognizable buildings in the world. Located in Agra, India, the Taj Mahal was built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in the 17th century in memory of his beloved wife, Mumtaz Mahal. The Taj Mahal is made of white marble and the building is adorned with intricate carvings and designs. The building and the grounds it is set in are rich in symbolism to represent love and devotion. The Taj Mahal is truly a wonder of the world, and its beauty is unsurpassed...

It is estimated that around 28 million precious and semi-precious stones were used in the construction of the Taj Mahal

The primary reason for the construction of the Taj Mahal is down to the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, who commissioned the building in memory of his beloved third wife, Mumtaz Mahal. Other people involved in the creation of the Taj Mahal, include more than 20,000 artisans and craftsmen from all over the country, renowned architects, Ustad Ahmad Lahauri as the chief architect, and members of the royal court...

Taj Mahal is very very Beautiful place in the world...

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