Friday, July 22, 2011

With Taj Mahal special Tour Known Its History

The Taj Mahal, a peerless monument in pristine marble and proclaimed one of the wonders of the world, unfolds a beautiful tale that commemorates the love of the Mughal emperor shah Jahan of his beloved wife Arjumand Bano Begum (Mumtaz Mahal). If you want to explore this magnificent monument of India, opt for Taj Mahal special tour. It is popularly known as Mumtaz Mahal, who died in A.H 1040 (A.D. 1630). All the architectural creation of shah Jahan are thrown in to shade by this superb conception of the mausoleum that the emperor raised up at the bank of Yamuna river to enshrine the mortal remains of Mumtaz Mahal.

By choosing Taj Mahal special tour, tourists can know about its history also. The construction of the Taj Mahal was started in A.D. 1632 and completed at the end of 1648 A.D. r seventeen years, twenty thousand workmen are said to have been employed an it daily, poet Ghiyasuddin had designed the verses on the tombstone, while Smail Khan Afridi of Turkey is attributes the concept, design and execution of the dome. Muhammad Hnif was the superintendent of Masons. The Taj Mahal was designed by Ustad Ahmad Lahauri. The material was brought in form all over India and central Asia and it took a fleet of 1000 elephants to transport it to the site. The eternal dome is 187 ft. high at the center.  

Main gate of the Taj Mahal

The main gate is built in red sandstone and measures 98.75 feet in height. The red sandstone fabric is profusely inlaid with white marble and mosaic of precious stones. It is inscribed with verse from the Kuran in Arabic, which can be observed with Taj Mahal special tour. The black marble inlay of inscriptions on white marble surface constitutes one of the same sizes throughout the entire height.

Taj Mahal Museum

With Taj Mahal special tour, tourists can visit museum also. To the left of the above mentioned platform is the Taj Museum. Original drawings available here show the precision with which the architect had planned this monument. He even anticipated that is would be completed in 22 years.

The Mosque & the Jawed
To the left of the Taj Mahal is a mosque made of red sandstone. The mosque is in keeping with the tents of Islamic faith which requires a mosque to be built next to a tomb, as it not only sanctifies the area but also provides for a place for worship. This mosque is still used for Friday prayers.


Taj Mahal can never be compared with any other monument in the world.If you are exiting to visiting this monument heritage palace and visit taj mahal tour by car.

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