Taj Mahal TRAVEL GUIDE

About Taj Mahal

If love is worshiped, the Taj Mahal is the perfect example of love. In view of this sign of love, people still trust in love because in this beautiful architecture of the Taj Mahal where there is dedication, sacrifice and happiness and everything that gives affection is an ideal place. One of the Seven Wonders of the World is the best example of love and India is proud of the Taj Mahal.

Taj Mahal is a magnificent architecture built in the memory of Begum Mumtaz Mahal by Shah Jahan with white marble. Everyone in the world wants to see Taj Mahal today because the Taj Mahal is considered the Temple of Love. Taj Mahal is a world heritage cemetery located on the Yamuna coast in Agra city of India.

Taj Mahal is a very excellent sample of Mughal architecture. Taj Mahal was one of the UNESCO World Heritage sites in 1983. Taj Mahal was described as one of the most prestigious art and work of international praise with world heritage. Taj Mahal also announced Bharat Ratna of Islamic Art in India.

The white dome is covered with marble in the size of the brick, not like the buildings constructed by the large layers of second marble tanks. The special feature of the Taj Mahal structure is that it is completely symmetrical. The Taj Mahal was completed in about 1648. Professor Ahmed Lahore, chief engineer of Taj Mahal, considers Taj Mahal to become the identity of the whole world, not just India.

The Taj Mahal is located in the city of Agra, on the banks of the Yamuna River. It is believed that Shah Jahan had to give his palace in return for building a Taj Mahal. The city of Agra was built by Ibrahim Lodhi in 1504. Taj Mahal was built by Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal.


History of Taj Mahal

In 1631, the empire of Shah Jahan waved their crown of victory everywhere. At that time, Begum Mumtaz Mahal was the most beloved of all Shahjahan begum. But Mumtaz died when she gave birth to her 14th child, Gohar Begum. Mumtaz had a great influence on Shah Jahan, after her death, the situation of Shah Jahan also worsened.

The Taj Mahal was built by Shah Jahan, one of the great Mughal emperor in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. The construction of the Taj Mahal began in 1632. Shah Jahan wanted to remember him and his love story forever, so he wanted in her memory to make some of the historical heritage, on which Taj Mahal was built.

The Taj Mahal was built around 1643, but it is still done for 10 years and more to enhance its beauty. The Taj Mahal was completed around 1653. It is also reported that Shah Jahan was unable to forget the death of his esteemed beloved Mumtaz until his death.

In 1983, Taj Mahal became a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Taj Mahal is also known as World Heritage as one of the finest human works. Taj Mahal was announced as a jewel of Islamic art in India. In 2007, Taj Mahal was declared one of the Seven Wonders of the World.

How to Reach Taj Mahal

Via Air The quickest method for coming to Taj Mahal, Agra is via air. The city of Taj, Agra, has its very own airport that is around 7 km from the downtown area. Indian Airlines works flights to Agra regularly.

By Rail There is a decent system of trains associating Agra with whatever remains of the nation. Aside from the fundamental railway station of Agra Cantonment, there are other two stations additionally, that of Raja-ki-Mandi and Agra Fort. The primary trains associating Agra with Delhi are Palace on Wheels, Shatabdi, Rajdhani, and Taj Express.

By Road There are standard transport administrations from Agra to various critical urban communities. The fundamental transport remain of Idgah has various transports running for Delhi, Jaipur, Mathura, Fatehpur-Sikri, and so forth.

Local Transportation Subsequent to achieving the city additionally, you require a take of local transport to reach Taj Mahal. You can without much of a stretch get taxi, beat, auto-rickshaw and cycle rickshaw in the city that will take you to your goal. Prepaid cabs are additionally accessible on the off chance that you need to visit the different places close to the city. For the audacious kind, there are bikes that can be procured on hourly premise from various parts of the city. Since diesel and oil vehicle are not allowed in the region of Taj Mahal territory, you can discover battery-worked transports, horse-driven tongas, rickshaws and other contamination free vehicles there.


Time to visit Taj Mahal

6 AM to 6:30 PM (except friday).

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Architecture of Taj Mahal

The architectural style of Taj Mahal is a unique conference of Persian, Turkish, Indian and Islamic architecture. The Taj Mahal reflects the view of the ancient Mughal and Persian traditions. Taj Mahal was built with inspiration from other buildings such as Gur-e-Amir, Humayun's Tomb, Ishtid-ud-Dulha Tomb and Jama Masjid.

Buildings were often built in ancient times with red stone, but Shah Jahan chose white marble to build a Taj Mahal. With this stone, Jamal Taj replaced four moons. On the white marble, the walls of the Taj Mahal are decorated with many types of carvings and diamonds inlay.

The dome that was installed on the dome at the Taj Mahal sleeps until 1800, but is now made of bronze. The moon is made on this pole. Because of its layout, the tip of the moon and the jar are mixed together to form the Trident form, a sign of the Hindu Lord Shiva. The crown of the Taj Mahal is embellished with an inverted lotus.

Taj Mahal crown is based on a special type of wood. The Taj Mahal was decorated with 28 kinds of gemstones but later the British took those stones. The Taj Mahal was constructed at around today’s 32 million rupees. More than 25,000 craftsmen participated in the Taj Mahal building, which included workers, painters, artists and many designers.

1,500 elephants were used to transport the materials used to build the Taj Mahal according to Professor Ahmed Lahore, Chief Engineer of Taj Mahal. Shah Jahan is believed to have cut off his hands by the craftsmen who built the Taj Mahal. Total Taj Mahal height was about 73 meters.

The goods were purchased from eight countries to make Taj Mahal and craftsmen from Turkey, Persian and several other places working. The Taj Mahal towers were slanted outward because any problems such as earthquakes and attacks would not fall on the minarets and there was no damage to the dome.

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