Taj Mahal

April 17, 2009 – 10:12 am

Taj MahalThe Taj Mahal- A symbol of love, is a crypt positioned in Agra, India. It was built under Shah Jahan, the Mughal Emperor in the remembrance of his beloved spouse, Mumtaz Mahal. Taj Mahal is measured to be the most excellent example of Mughal construction, a technique which combines essentials from Turkish, Indian, Islamic and Persian architectural approach. In the year 1983, Taj Mahal was named as the jewel of the Muslim art in the country and it became UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is among the unanimously masterwork of the world’s heritage. Taj Mahal is an incorporated symmetric complex of structures which was completed in the year 1648. The chief designer of Taj Mahal is Ustad Ahmad Lahauri.

The Taj Mahal has been honored among the most beautiful monuments on the earth. It is one of the seven wonders. The center of attraction of Taj Mahal is the pasty marble tomb that stands on the square platform consisting of an even construction with an iwan, Arch shaped entrance, topped by a very large dome. Similar to most of the Mughal tombs, the basic essentials are Persian in basis. The pedestal of this beautiful monument is an outsized, multi-chambered construction. The beauty of Taj Mahal attracts millions of tourists every year mostly overseas. The tourists prefer to visit during the time, when the weather is cool i.e. mostly between October to February. For the safety reasons, only 5 items are allowed inside the premises of the Taj Mahal which are small video cameras, water bottles, still cameras, small purses and mobile phones.
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The dazzling architectural display of the Mughals which is shown on the tomb, the exterior decorations that includes Herringbone, Plant motifs, Incised Painting and Spandrel detail, the interior decorations that includes the Arch of Jail, Inlay detail, delicate pierce work and the detail of jail, the beautiful garden and the outlay buildings like the gateway of the Taj Mahal and the masjid in the premises makes this beautiful monument a major tourist attraction. The lovers consider it to be a holy place and a paradise to be in.

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  1. 2 Responses to “Taj Mahal”

  2. it’s manufature is excellent

    By balu on Jul 8, 2011

  3. thiss issssss awesome

    By suryansh on Oct 6, 2011

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