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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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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.

Shah Jahan, the Mughal emperor, built the Taj Mahal as a mausoleum for his wife Mumtaz Mahal. Agra was the capital of the Mughal Empire during the reign of Shah Jahan and perhaps that's why he chose Agra to built the Taj. Built in white marble, the Taj Mahal is flanked by four minarets and mosques on each side. The four gardens in front of the Taj are divided by four waterways that meet in a pool at the centre.

The site of the Taj Mahal is such that one can see the Agra Red Fort from the Taj. During his last days, Shah Jahan died watching his masterpiece from the Agra Fort where he was imprisoned by his son Aurangzeb.

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