Taj Mahal, one among the Seven Wonders of world and included in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Site and Which is believed to be a symbol of love, was made by the 5th Mughal ruler. this heritage is situated on the banks of river Yamuna in Tajganj, forest colony, dharampur, Agra, Uttar Pradesh.
- Location – Agra, Uttar Pradesh
- Built by – Shan Jahan
- Construction started – 1632
- Construction ended – 1652
- Architecture style – Mughal architecture
- Architect. – Ustad Ahmad Lahauri
Who built the Taj mahal?
The monument of the supernatural beauty was created by the white stones, on the banks of Yamuna River. Taj mahal has not only been recognized in the India but also in the whole world and the credit for making this great structure goes to Shah Jahan, Akbar’s grandson and Jahangir’s son.
why was Taj Mahal made ?
Shah Jahan had a lot of Wives, but Begum (wife) Mumtaz Mahal was the most beloved of those Begums and the death of Mumtaz Mahal at the time of birth of her 14th child inspired Shahjahan to built the taj mahal. Therefore, in her memory, Shah Jahan had built this great structure. Today if people talk about the symbol of love, then the first name comes on their tongue is Taj Mahal.
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