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Taj Mahal history

What is Taj Mahal

Basically It is one of the seven wonders of the world due to its unmatched beauty and grandeur The Taj Mahal is considered as a symbol of love. It reminds of the unwavering love of Mughal ruler Shah Jahan and his most loved wife Mumtaz Mahal

Infomation About Mumtaj Mahal

Mumtaz Mahal she was born on 1 September 1593 and died in 17 June 1631 she was the princess of the country of Persia, who married the Mughal ruler Shah Jahan of India Mumtaz Mahal was the most loved wife of Shah Jahan he loved Mumtaz Mahal very much  In 1631, at the age of 37 Mumtaz Mahal died while giving birth to her 14th child Gauhra Begum


The Taj Mahal of Agra is considered a symbol of India's pride and love. Agra, the third major district of Uttar Pradesh also it's historically very important Being the favorite city of the Mughals he made Agra his capital before Delhi According to history, Ibrahim Lodi settled this city in 1504 At the time when this city was founded no one would have imagined that this city would be waving the world for its beauty Which is still considered among the seven wonders of the world

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Architecture of Taj Mahal

The structure of that tomb is based on Parasia and ancient Mughal art The Art of the Parsia Dynasty and the Mughal Bhawan Gur-e-Aamir, Humayun's Tomb, Tomb of imad ud daulah and Jama Masjid of Delhi india which was built by shahjahan, the basis of the construction of the Taj Mahal. During the Mughal regime red stones were used in the construction of almost all the buildings but for the construction of the Taj Mahal Shahjahan chose white marble Many types of carvings and diamonds were decorated on these white marble and the walls of the Taj Mahal were decorated

Sections of Taj Mahal

Mumtaz Mahal's tomb is the main building of the Taj Mahal In it's main hall there is a fake tomb of Shah Jahan and Mumtaz Mahal They are decorated very well His real grave is situated on the lowest floor To build this mausoleum the dome the umbrella of the dome and the tower were built above the Taj Mahal So let us know in detail all these parts of Taj Mahal


• The mausoleum of Mumtaz Mahal is the center of the entire Taj Mahal It is made of big white marble and a large dome is adorning this tomb
• Mumtaz's tomb is spread over about 42 acres It is surrounded by gardens from all sides a wall has been built on its three sides
• The foundation of this mausoleum is square Each side of the square is 55 meters Actually the shape of this building is octagon (8 angles) but the walls of its eight angles are much wider than the rest of the four sides, so the shape of the foundation of this building is considered as square
• The four towers of the mausoleum appear to be the frame of the building

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The white marble dome is present on the top of the mausoleum of Mumtaz Mahal this dome is like a reverse urn Kirit Kalash is located on the dome This urn is the main element of Persian and Hindu object art


To support the dome small dome shaped umbrellas have been made around it From their base the mausoleum of Mumtaz Mahal shines


In 1800 AD the urn situated on the peak dome of the Taj Mahal was made of gold but now it has been built by bronze On this vase is the shape of the moon, whose upper figure points to heaven The shape of the moon and the tip of the urn make the shape of the trident this trident represents the sign of Lord Shiva of Hindu belief


As soon as you enter the Taj Mahal from the entrance of it you experience a different kind of peace At its door is very beautiful calligraphy "O soul!  May you rest with God, rest in peace with God and let his complete peace rest upon you" The articles present in the Taj Mahal have been written in florid thulathi script The credit of these articles goes to the Persian cleric Amanat Khan
This article is written by rooting Jasper in white marble panels Many Surah (Chapter of Holy Quran) are described in the article written in the Taj Mahal This Surah is present in the Quran
There are many verses of holy Quran

Exterior Decoration

Taj Mahal is a very beautiful work This is an outstanding example of Mughal architecture It has been made by inlaying various carvings and gems

World Heritage

This is one of the most favorite tourist destinations of the whole world It attracts about seven to six hundred thousand tourists every year This is the main source of tourism income of the Government of India People from many countries come from all over the world to see it In 2007 the Taj Mahal once again made its way into the new seven wonders

Acid Rain and Effects of Acid Rain on Taj Mahal

Nowadays acid rain has started to have side effects on human life and man made buildings The Taj Mahal is also not untouched by its impact

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