Sunday, February 6, 2011

Taj Mahal Special Tour: Know About History of Taj Mahal


Taj Mahal is one of the most sought after and most prominent historical monuments, which is located on the bank of Yamuna River. In this world there is no other monument that can be compared with this beautiful and charming historical monument of Taj Mahal which was constructed by the great Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in the memory of his second beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. After the death of Mumtaz Mahal in 1631, The Taj Mahal became famous as the symbol of true love and it is one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. This most famous building is one of the seven wonders of world and it is the best example old Mughal architecture in India. If you have desire to explore the most prominent monument Taj Mahal, opt for Taj Mahal special tour and get a great experience in the ambiance of this prominent building.

History of Taj Mahal

With Taj Mahal special tour, tourists can know the history of it which is one of the most prominent and elegant structures and it was recognized in the year 1631 in the memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. The real name of Mumtaz Mahal was Arjumand Bano Begam. Ustad Ahmad Lahuri was the chief designer of this world's beautiful tombstone. Its dome was designed by Ismail Afandi of Ottoman Empire and Amanat Khan who came from Iran, was the calligrapher. There were 22,000 workers who worked to form the imagination of the great emperor Shah Jahan and it took 22 years to complete it. Finally the Taj Mahal was completed in 1653.

Architecture of Taj Mahal

By choosing Taj Mahal special tour, tourists can know about architecture which is very beautiful and charming that’s why this world-famous monument is one of the most famous architectural wonders. Shah Jahan had always a desire to make the most gorgeous building of the world so he called different people from different countries to build it.

Monuments around Taj Mahal

Agra is one of the most sought after and most popular cities, which is home to symbol of true love, Taj Mahal. There are a number other special constructions that belongs to the Mughal era and are also having wonderful structural design and charming beautification. With Taj Mahal special tour, visitors can explore many attractive attractions such as Agra Fort, Itmad-ud-Daullah's Tomb, Chini ka Rauza and Sikandara. 

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