Monday, August 15, 2011

Overview of Taj Mahal in Agra

The captivating white marble stone architectural wonder is a symbol of never fading love between two human souls. The eternal temple of lovers was beloved as Taj Mahal in Agra and admired for its fascinating structural design. It is an incomparable gift to inspire generations to believe in the divine grace of love. The mausoleum built by Shah Jahan in the memory of beloved Queen Mumtaz Mahal is one of the master pieces of architectural wonders and doubtlessly the proudest creations of humanity.

Taj Mahal
About Taj Mahal

Enamoring Taj Mahal in Agra is one of the seven wonders in the world and has been named as an UNESCO world heritage site in the year 1983. The structural amazement is also the highest revenue earning heritage site in India. It is spread over 42 acres of area and took 20 years for completion from the year 1632 to 1653. It is strategically positioned on the banks of river Yamuna also exhibiting the esteem architectural creations of Mughal's. It is a memorial stone that depicts the story of grief, undying love, and passion between Shah Jahan and Mumtaz Mahal. The Agra tours are a must if you visit India as Indian excursion is almost incomplete without a visit to Taj.

Shah Jahan & Mumtaz Mahal
Shah Jahan & Mumtaz Mahal

Shahab Uddin Muhammad Shah Jahan was more popularly respected as Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan which means King of the World. He ascended the throne of Mughal Emperor Jehangir and was the 5th Mughal King. He is immortalized in Indian history as the most creative builder the world has ever witnessed.

Mumtaz Mahal means beloved ornament of palace and she was the third queen of King Shah Jahan and the most beloved of all queens'. She died while giving birth to her 14th child and also became the inspiration for the construction of Taj Mahal the proudest creation of humanity.

Myths of Taj Mahal & Star Attractions of Agra tours

Many European scholars have argued to the point that Taj Mahal was designed by Italian designer Geronimo Veroneo.

Shah Jahan planned to built a Black Taj and connect the two Taj by a Bridge

Taj Mahal was attempted to demolished a lot of time by the British rule in India but it survived

Taj Mahal is sinking is a much talked myth of time

Taj Mahal is a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva

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