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Taj Mahal standing proudly on the bank of the river Yamuna in Agra, is India's noble tribute to the grace of Indian womanhood. Built by Shahjehan, the 5th emperor of Mughal empire in the memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal, Taj Mahal is the largest and the most expensive mausoleum built by any man on earth.

The "symbol of eternal love", Taj at Agra is undoubtedly one of the most spectacular marvel of the world. Renowned for its architectural magnificence and aesthetic beauty, it considered among man's proudest creations and is constantly included in the list of the world's topmost wonders. As a tomb, it has no equivalent upon earth, for mortal remains have never been housed so opulently.
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Splendid and bewitching, Taj Mahal in Agra is without any doubt the finest monument in the country. The remarkable white marble mausoleum was built on the bank of River Yamuna by Emperor Shah Jahan in the memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal.

History of Taj Mahal
The history of the Taj Mahal tells us "why was the Taj Mahal built" and many other myths and facts associated with this wonderful structure. Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan erected the Taj Mahal in the memory of his beloved wife, Mumtaz Mahal. Shah Jahan (then Prince Khurram) met Mumtaz Mahal (then Arjumand Banu Begum) at the age of fourteen and fell in love at the first sight.
Taj Mahal Story
The story goes back in 1607, when a prince of the royal Mughal household strolled down the Meena Bazaar, accompanied by a string of fawning courtiers, he caught a glimpse of a girl hawking silk and glass beads. Five years and a wife later (in those days princes did not marry for love alone) the regal 20-yr-old went to wed his 19-yr-old bride.
Taj Mahal Architecture
Taj Mahal architecture is a kind of fusion of Persian, Central Asian and Islamic architecture. The main gateway, with its domed central chamber, is situated at the end of the long watercourse. On one side of the Taj Mahal is the Mosque and on the other, the Naqqar Khana, built mainly to maintain its symmetry.
Attraction Near by Taj Mahal
The city of Agra, being the capital of Mughal Empire for a long time, was witness to construction of numerous buildings on an elaborate scale. Infact, apart from the Taj Mahal, Agra boasts of a number of monuments that are quite magnificent. Taj Mahal attractions include famous places near the monument that are worth visiting. Given below is further information on the popular attractions near Taj Mahal at Agra.
Inside of Taj Mahal
The Taj Mahal is situated more than 900 ft. (275 m.) away from the entrance.
Towering almost 200 ft. (76m.) in height, the tomb stands on its own marble plinth.
Four tall minarets rise up from the corners of the white marble plinth.
They taper to a majestic height of 138 ft and are crowned with eight windowed cupolas.
Taj Mahal Impressions
From studied awe to sheer ecstacy, people have literally competed to say the most beautiful things about the Taj Mahal. Some have admired its beauty; others have revealed the various activities that took place here. We take a look.
Taj Mahal Location
The strategic location of the Taj Mahal is perhaps what makes it wonderful sight. Its location on the bank of the river Yamuna in Agra, India, is what gives it different colours at different times of the day and on moonlit nights. Take at tour of Agra with Taj Mahal Agra and see the magnificent Taj Mahal in all its glory.
How to Reach Taj Mahal
When in India, the easiest thing to do is plan a tour to Agra. Virtually everybody in India knows the location of the Taj Mahal. You can also enjoy your tour to Agra with Taj Mahal Agra.

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