|Welcome to one of the Seven Wonders of the
World! For those of you who are romantic at heart, this
destination is unparalleled; the synonym of India, the
magnificent architecture and the aesthetic beauty in White
Makrana marble invites everyone from the world over for an
experience of a lifetime.
Taj Mahal - History
Historically, it is the mausoleum of the mughal Empress Mumtaz
Mahal. The majestic and marvelous tomb is a must visit for the
historians and the romantics alike since ages. The image of the
one of the man's proudest creation is unique as a tomb and the
grandeur associated with the mortal remains is till date
unmatched on Earth.
Taj Mahal - Architecture
The splendid building is not only emperor Shah Jahan's symbol of
love for his beloved, or just another example of the mughal
architecture it is a contribution to the world heritage.
Taj Mahal - Construction
This love's labor involved 22 long years of effort by 20,000 odd
people. The construction of the tomb began in 1931, when Mumtaz
Mahal passed away while giving birth to Shah Jahan's 14th child
and was finally completed in 1953.
Taj Mahal - View
The description of the magnificence of the elegy becomes
wordless both at dawn and dusk. The view of the beauty of the
mausoleum remains unsurpassed in human minds if seen glowing in
the light of the full moon.
Taj Mahal - Setting
The flowing Jamuna right behind the palatial monument adds to
its beauty. The tourists flock to the spot to experience the
soul stirring romance that still lingers in the air around the
'Crown Palace'. The splendor stands in full glory on the high
podium with a paradise setting of walled gardens. Lawns,
gardens, pools and mosques aptly surround the huge building, on
the banks of one of the most sacred rivers of the religious land
Taj Mahal - Love's Labour
This world-renowned are related to the onion shaped domes and
the flanking towers in relaxed the park setting. Each work of
art with the lavish use of gem stones on the flawless marble are
an example of perfection. There are instances of the creation of
flower motifs with as many as 64 pieces of precious stones.
Taj Mahal - Inspirations
The ethereal creation of the building was worth each day of
work. The craftsmanship can no longer be as beautiful as the
piece. The original masterpiece has inspired several other arts
like Thomas and William Danielle, Albert Goodwin and Erastus
Salisbury Field to replicate the glory in picture on canvas.
Each of them has found a place the libraries, and museums aboard