The Taj Mahal of Agra

One of the greatest scenarios of all times is the Taj Mahal beauty. In 1983, Taj Mahal was promoted as one of the best world heritage sites. It is located in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India. The Taj Mahal is widely known as ‘the jewel of Muslim art in India’ . Mughal emperor, SHAHJAHAN built this enormous structure in his grief death of his third wife, Mumtaz, during the birth of his 14th child.
He loved his wife so much that after she passes by, he built this humongous structure with thousands of workers. In this creature, mughal emperor Shahjahan included the styles of Islamic, Persian, Ottoman Turkish and India. This is nowadays, one of the best places to hike around with your friends or families as there are several structures of different interest that you can deeply enjoy and feel!


The making of the Taj Mahal was started on 1632 and finished in 1653. Thousands of craftsman and artisans were involved in building this structure. There are four vertical pillars on the four corners of the Taj Mahal that is thought to patrol its center. The place is so secured and sacred that you have to enter the main palace barefooted. The exterior design of this humongous creature is enormous! It’s about the finest and pin point accurate architectures of the Mughals.
The exteriors decorative apparatuses are made up and furnished by paint, stucco, carvings or stone inlays etc. the passages of the Taj Mahal is decorated by different quotes from The AL-QUR’AAN. Abd-ul haq was the great person involved with the calligraphy of the great Taj Mahal.  Many of the calligraphy arts were embedded on florid thuluth script that is made up of black marble or jasper. In order to be easily visible, the calligraphy was according to human privilege, the skewing effect was engaged into the consideration and the higher calligraphy was made a bit broader for easy view from the bottom.

There is a long garden of about 300 meters for welcoming all the visitors filled with special flowers and a fine broad pool. The walkway beside the reflecting pool is of great beauty that is also of joy and peace. There is a raised marble water tank in the center of the garden. The pool reflects the view of the mausoleum. The garden is laid out with series of lush trees and flower formations. This is named as charbagh garden that reflects the four rivers of the JANNAH. There are also many other creatures aside the Taj Mahal of great attraction holding their individual meanings and greatness.

There is a fine mosque just beside the Taj mahal of great beauty and structural attraction. Another beautiful image you will be able to see is the Great gate (Darwaza i-rauza). Shahjahan loved her wife so much that he buried his wife inside it and left a piece of land beside her for free. He asked everyone to bury just beside his wife. This great love story is never-ending and their loves beauty reflects through all the attractions and greatness of the Taj Mahal!

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