Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal

By | Update Date: February 13, 2021, 01:05 IST

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Taj Mahal in Agra witness to our history

Agra is a mind-taker city. Where we get to see our old and lovely buildings. Earlier it was also known as foreforest. Later, agra was built by the Kings of the Lodhi dynasty of the Solvi century, the forts, buildings, wells and the Muslim people of there, and many new buildings. Then, day after day, his sons reigned there for about 9 years. Then Shersha Suri gave her thoughts and then it became the capital of our Agra city Mughal rulers. Some people also named it after October, the name was taken more during the Maratha regime, where the people of all religions are worth watching.

When you look at Agra, your mind will just stay the same. Because the Taj Mahal is a mighty one on its own, it is accompanied by the buildings of the beloved Kings and queens. Here is the beautiful Agra fort of the jewel of architectural art. And the famous Agra petha made of Akbar Emperor is known all over the country.

Facts about Taj Mahal

    • It is estimated that there were 22000 workers and 1000 elephants in the construction project
    • Pillars were built to fall outward to prevent the tomb from falling on.
    • Over 8 million visitors come here to admire taj mahal which is the most famous site in India
    • Both Mumtaz and Mogul Emperor Shah Jahan have been buried inside the crypt.

    • It took 20 years to finish the mausoleum.

    • It remains closed every Friday and only Muslims who come here to attend prayers are allowed in the afternoon.

    • The Mughal emperor is said to have spent about Rs 32 million for the construction of the Taj Mahal. If you calculate that amount with today's value, it will be close to US $ 1 billion.

    • If it were not located on the Yamuna Bank, the wooden foundation would have collapsed which helped keep it strong and moist for centuries.

    • It was to be built in Burhanpur where Shah Jahan's beloved wife Mumtaz died. But when planning for construction it was not possible to supply enough white marble in Burhanpur hence it was decided to build the Taj Mahal in Agra where it still stands prominently.

    • In 2007, people from all over the world voted the Taj Mahal as one of the new seven wonders of the world. It was an initiative that was initiated because all the old miracles of the world were destroyed except the pyramid of Chep.

    • Since 1983, it has been recognised as aWorld Heritage Siteby UNESCO.

General Facts About Taj Mahal

Here are some more general information that may be interesting to know if you are looking for the facts of the Taj Mahal.

Year of Construction: 1632 to 1653.

Material: White marble.

Cost of building: ~32 million Indian rupees.

Construction: By Shah Jahan (Mogul Emperor)

Architect: Ustad Ahmad Lahori.

Location: Agra Uttar Pradesh India.

Entry Fee: Rs. 1000 for foreigners.

Annual tourists: 7-8 million people.

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