The Taj Mahal is one of the world’s most famous landmarks. Located in Agra, northern India, the spectacular white marble dome and its picturesque gardens may resemble a huge palace, but they were actually built as a mausoleum in the 17th century by emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife. Nowadays…
India has now shut all monuments under Archaeological Survey of India — including Taj Mahal and Red Fort — to public until the end of March. TOI looks…
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Taj Mahal facts have piqued the interest of readers to know more about the historical monument. Read on to know about the various intriguing must-know facts.
Yes: The Taj Mahal is worth the hype. Before you cross this heavily visited landmark off your bucket list, read these essential Taj Mahal facts.
Nur Jehan’s tomb is a humble reminder of the ‘defiant’ queen who did not limit herself to the Zenankhana, like the royal women before her did…
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Approximately 204km, south of Delhi, is the city of Agra, the home of Taj Mahal, an embodiment of love and romance. A UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the Seven Wonders of the World, the monument attracts masses of domestic and international tourists from all over the world, all year round. When Andrew Masinde enters Agra, the first impression he got was that it is a congested city with nothing “worthy to remember” about it. Everything was quite ordinary.
Taj Mahal- We know who built it and for whom but still there are hidden facts. Revealed here are the 26 fascinating facts you didn’t know about the Taj Mahal.
Thinking of ways to show someone you love them? A box of chocolates or a fancy night out is great, but what about giving them a massive marble tomb that will take 22 years to build and cost over 30 million rupees? Now that’s a display of affection. It also happens to be the story of the Taj Mahal, one of the most famous buildings […]