Taj Mahal, Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India – Wonder of the World

Taj Mahal, Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India – Wonder of the World

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Topics: Uttar Pradesh

Taj Mahal is undoubtedly the most popular and the most beautiful monument in India. Any travel or visit to India is regarded incomplete without a visit to the majestic Taj Mahal. It is one of the seven wonders in the Medieval World as well as the Modern World. Taj Mahal is a mausoleum located in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India, built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his favorite wife, Mumtaz Mahal. Begun in 1632 AD, it took 20,000 men working every day over 22 years to complete. It is so popular that the famous writer Mark Twain once remarked that the world is divided between two types of people: those who have seen the Taj Mahal and those who have not. The Taj Mahal is also a World Heritage site and it is a favorite of travel enthusiasts around the world. It is estimated that an approximate 1.4 million people visit this majestic monument every year.

Beautiful snap of Taj Mahal at evening time from betta design

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Another majestic snap of the Taj from endoking

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Taj is not only beautiful but enormous too

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Splendid architecture on white marble

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Side View of the Taj

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Another side view of the Taj

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Entrance to the Taj Mahal

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