Taj Mahal is a World Heritage Monument in India which was built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz.
It is considered as one of the greatest architectural achievement in the whole range of Indo-Islamic architecture.
It attracts millions of visitors a year. In 2007, it was declared a winner of the New7 Wonders of the World.
Location of Taj Mahal:
Taj Mahal is located at the south bank of the Yamuna River in the Indian city of Agra.
History of Taj Mahal:
Taj Mahal is a saga of love between Shah Jahan, a Mughal Emperor and Mumtaz Mahal marble platform, by the banks of Yamuna River.
An estimated 20,000 people worked to complete the enchanting mausoleum.
the construction of taj mahal started from 1631 AD and completed at the end of 1648 AD. Every possible attempt was made to beautify Taj Mahal.
Architecture of Taj Mahal :
The colour amalgamation of lush green scape reddish trail and blue sky over it show cases the monument in ever changing shades and moods.
The relief work in marble and inlay with precious and semi precious stones make it a monument apart.
It expands on the design traditions of Persian and earlier Mughal architecture.
Garden of Taj Mahal:
The Taj Mahal garden is also known as the ‘Charbagh’ garden.
This garden is packed with flowers, fruits, birds, leaves, symmetry, and delicacy, which served a lot of functions along with depicting abstract meanings about paradise.
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