Taj Mahal – This white mausoleum is famous across the world for its unparallel beauty. It is situated on the bank of Yamuna River. The building is built in Indo-Islamic architecture style. The lush green charbagh, main gateway, mosque and jawab are other structural buildings located in the complex of Taj Mahal. One can know the detailed story from the collection of things stored in the museum about the construction of this gorgeous monument.
The charming monument signifies the immortal love story of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan and his fourth wife Empress Mumtaz Mahal. This white tomb is the finest epitome of Mughal architecture. It took total 22 years to complete the tomb and its surrounding. Shah Jahan, the owner of this majestic building chooses the great and skillful craftsmen and architects for the construction. 22 workers from all over north India are involved in the construction and one thousand elephants were used for transporting materials. The inlay decoration of 28 colorful precious and semi-precious stones further beautify the white tomb. These stones were brought from different part of the world such as Punjab, Arabia, Tibet, Sri Lanka, China and Afghanistan.
Because of its majestic beauty and rich heritage it is counted among UNESCO World Heritage Sites and Seven Wonders of the World. Visiting Taj Mahal is same as giving tribute to the Emperor Shah Jahan and Empress Mumtaz Mahal. One can witness the most magnificent beauty of TAJ MAHAL on full moon night. The beauty of Taj on this day is speechless; there is no word to compare its elegance at all. Every day except Friday scores of national and international tourist visit the place to explore this wonderful building.
One can also explore Delhi and Jaipur along with Taj Mahal tour. Great destinations in Delhi city are Red Fort, Jantar Mantar and Lotus Temple. Jaipur is well known among travelers for majestic forts like Nahargarh Fort, Amber Fort and other Palaces such as Hawa Mahal, Jal Mahal and City Palace.
Taj Mahal tour rates depend upon the itineraries opted by the tourists. Explorer must not miss visit to Taj Mahal while undertaking trip in India.