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Taj Mahal (India)


Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal, Agra, IndiaThe Taj Mahal, from Arabic, "crown of palaces", is a white marble mausoleum located in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India. It was built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his third wife, Mumtaz Mahal. The Taj Mahal is widely recognized as "the jewel of Muslim art in India and one of the universally admired masterpieces of the world's heritage".

  • Location: Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India
  • Built: 16321653
  • Height: 73 m (240 ft)
  • Architectural style: Mughal architecture
  • Architects: Ustad Ahmad Lahouri, Ustad Isa
  • Burials: Arjumand Banu, Shah Jahan
  • Type: Monument, Mausoleum
  • Visitation: More than 3 million (in 2003)

Source: Wikipedia

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