About Taj Mahal
Famous as one of the wonders of the world, is epitome of true love and passion. The Taj Mahal is an ivory-white marble mausoleum; Built in Agra Uttar Pradesh between 1631 and 1648 by order of the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his favorite wife, the Taj Mahal is the jewel of Muslim art in India and one of the universally admired masterpieces of the world’s heritage.
Materials-White Marble for the main mausoleum, Red Sandstone for fortifying structure and accents. Taj Mahal is part of an elaborate complex consisting of a decorative gateway, a beautifully designed garden, a wonderful water system and a mosque. Fulfilling her wish to create an unforgettable monument in memory of their love for each other’s, Shahjahan organized an international competition for finalizing the design of the desired structure, made by 28 rare, semi-precious and precious stones and designed by Ustad Ahmad Lahauri. It was erected in 21 years by the hard labour of about 20,000 craftsmen.
The Taj Mahal Agra is one of the finest monuments in India. Agra is also home to various historical monuments that you can visit on your tour to Agra.