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Taj Mahal- The most beautiful wonder of the world

Taj Mahal is an epitome of the most stunning architectural work and beautiful landscape design. This historical monument was built by a great Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in 1631. He built this wonder of the world in remembrance of his 3rd wife Mumtaz Mahal, who died during child delivery. The entire Taj Mahal is made up of white marbles which looks magnificent. Taj is considered as a world heritage site. This historical monument is located in the town of Agra in India.

Mystery behind Taj Mahal Construction

The Taj Mahal is one of the 7 Wonders of World. It is the history of Taj Mahal, which give a soul to its glory- a soul which is filled with love, remorse, loss and love again!

It took more than 20 years to build this one of the most stupendous examples of Mughal architecture, which is a combination of Indian, Turkish and Persian art work. This beautiful building contains the mausoleum of Mumtaz Mahal and Shah Jahan which signifies their never ending love. 32 million rupees were spent on Taj Mahal construction.

There were rumors that Shah Jahan cut off the hands of sculptors and architects who were involve in the Taj Mahal construction so that they would never be able to replicate another monument like Taj Mahal again. It is also said that Shah Jahan even removed their eyes so that they would never be able to observe anything more majestic than the building that they had constructed in their lifetime. However, these rumors do not have any solid proof.

The Taj Mahal Garden

In order to accolade the architectural marvel of the Taj Mahal, the Taj Mahal garden covers the entire building. This Garden contains many beautiful landscaping elements which are far advance of their time. The greenery, water garden and sculpted boundaries adorn the Taj’s beauty. The brilliantly erected marble lotus tank is a wonderful pool that acts like a mirror to Taj. The entire Taj Mahal can be seen in this pool. One can spend an entire day to witness the grace and beauty of the pool landscaping work of the Taj Mahal.

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