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Taj Mahal Agra

Agra, the beautiful city is situated on the banks of holy river Yamuna. Agra is the third largest city in the state of Utter Pradesh in India and a prominent tourist destination in the country. Millions of tourists visit Agra from all across the world every year to see the beauty of majestic Taj Mahal and other historical monument lying everywhere in the city. Taj Mahal Agra is primarily witness of Mughal architectural excellence and their love for structural designs. Agra is also a prime center of rich cultural heritage and art in India. No trip to India can be considered as complete without visiting to Agra. Agra hosts the most beautiful wonder of the world the great Taj Mahal. This is a mausoleum of the King Shah Jahan's beloved Wife Mumtaj Mahal.

Taj Mahal Tour

Taj Mahal is regarded as one of the eight wonders of the world, and some Western historians have noted that its architectural beauty has never been surpassed. The Taj is the most beautiful monument built by the Mughals, the Muslim rulers of India. Taj Mahal is built entirely of white marble. Its stunning architectural beauty is beyond adequate description, particularly at dawn and sunset. The Taj seems to glow in the light of the full moon. On a foggy morning, the visitors experience the Taj as if suspended when viewed from across the Jamuna River. Taj Mahal Tour mausoleum is a part of a vast complex comprising of a main gateway, an elaborate garden, a mosque (to the left), a guest house (to the right), and several other palatial buildings. The Taj is at the farthest end of this complex, with the river Jamuna behind it. The large garden contains four reflecting pools dividing it at the center. Each of these four sections is further subdivided into four sections and then each into yet another four sections. Like the Taj, the garden elements serve like Arabesque, standing on their own and also constituting the whole.

Taj Mahal Travel

Taj Mahal architecture is a kind of fusion of Persian, Central Asian and Islamic architecture. Maintaining the confluence of these three architectures the entire Taj complex consists of five major constituents, namely the main gate or Darwaza, the gardens or Bageecha, the mosque or Masjid, the rest house or Naqqar Khana, and the main mausoleum Rauza. Taj Mahal Travel When visiting India, one can't afford to miss his visit to Beautiful Taj Mahal where the bodies of Shahjahan and Mumtaz Mahal rest in peace. Taj Mahal remain open for tourist / visitors from 6 am -7 pm every day except Friday.

By: Lisa Allison