The Taj Mahal is one among the Seven Wonders of World. Beauty of Taj is definitely worth appreciating for its legendary past and amazing architecture. This ultimate example of love the Taj is a source for inspiration for many people since eras. The magnificent sight bewitches tourists far across the globe every year in large numbers. A visit to discover the architectural attractiveness and beauty of Taj is essential for everyone who wants to see a true example of eternal love. Once you get there, you will certainly feel like re-visiting this beautiful piece of finest architecture.
The elegance of Indo- Islamic architecture of Taj continue to attracts the lovers, tourists, travelers, architects, poets, composers, archaeologists alike. Unraveling the secrets of this historical monument is quite exciting and nothing on earth can beat the mysterious impact of the Taj Mahal.
It was built in 1653 in the memory of Mumtaz Mahal, deceased wife of the great Mughal Emperor, Shah Jahan. The monument took Twenty-two years and 22,000 workers to complete the Taj Mahal. This amazing and huge monument of love built completely of bright white marble and renowned as the most beautiful building ever made.
Taj Mahal generally signifies the’ Palace of the Crown’ because; Taj means, “Crown” and Mahal means “palace”. There are many myths attached with this finest piece of architecture. It is believed that the great emperor Shah Jahan cut off the hands of his architects and sculptors just to ensure that they would not be capable of making a monument as magnificent and attractive as the Taj again.
Popular across the world as symbolic of love and beauty this unique beautiful mausoleum looks like a dream created with white marble literally on a starry night. Built by Shah Jahan in the memory of his love and wife Mumtaz Mahal the monument shows a tale of love, bereavement and mystery. Situated on the banks of the River Yamuna this architectural wonder built with marble and precious stones imported from many distant lands.
Merely a four hours drive from the capital of India-Delhi, takes you to the historical city of Agra where this wonder of love is situated. For anyone who is venturing out on the Taj Mahal tour make sure to include Agra Fort, Chini Ka Rauza, Itmad-ud-Daullah’s Tomb and Sikandra in the tour to have a complete picture of Mughal architecture and Era. To have a more endearing experiences also check out the town of Fatehpur Sikri on the way.
To be the one amongst the seven wonders of world it is really an ultimate blend of Hindu, Mughal and Persian architecture. Taj Mahal is listed as a significant world heritage site by UNESCO and is an incomparable historical monument among the list of heritage sites in India.