The Taj Mahal India
The Taj Mahal, is an incredible monument and national asset to India. It has been one of the Seven Wonders of the World. In the recent years it was polled with 100 million votes to retain its position in the seven wonders and will continue its reputation and recognition for the coming centuries too. The Taj Mahal is faster recognized and has been in usage as a synonym to love. It has been symbol or ode of love of Mughal Emperor, Shah Jahan who has gifted it to his most beloved wife, Mumtaz Mahal.
This national precious monument, Taj majal is located at the bank of Yamuna River, in the city Agra, from the state of Uttar Pradesh. It is just 200 kilometers from Delhi. Red fort is fortunate enough to have a direct sight to it, where Shah Jahan used to look at the tomb of his most beloved wife in it during his last years.
PRECIOUS TAJ MAHAL
The stunning beauty, Taj Mahal has been built using domed marble mausoleum in 1632-1653 A.D after a continuous work of 21 marathon years with the sweat of 22,000 artisans and craftsmen. Just expressing Taj Mahal is beautiful is a similar expression of sugar is sweet. One great poet has described its incredible and uncompetitive beauty with the expression… “There are only two categories of people in the world, who have experienced the beauty of The Taj Mahal standing in front of it and people who haven’t seen it”.
Mughal architecture orientation of Taj Mahal, with 171 m elevation, is recognized as “the jewel of Muslim art in India and one of the universally admired masterpieces of the world’s heritage”. When you stand in front of it, you can sense great blend of combined architectural elements of Isllamic, Persian, Ottoman Turkish and Indian This national beauty attracts millions of tourists by national and international tourists. The Taj Mahal is surrounded by minarets of 130 ft tall.
The entire monument is decorated with calligraphy and flowers onto the walls with inlaid designs. The flowers are decorated to be more beautiful with the precious and bright gems like agate and jasper. A large surrounding garden pampers your feet and soul as if you are walking in the heaven.
TOUR TO TAJ MAHAL
Significantly lower entrance fee is charged for Indians than foreigners. The tourist can experience a great ride in electric bus, which is pollution free for surroundings of Taj Mahal. Visitors are allowed from 6 AM to 7 PM in weekdays, except on Fridays. Prayers are conducted at the mosque in between 12 PM to 2 PM on Fridays. Moving closer to the monument, you will experience of moving close to a bright glowing moon.
Beauty of Taj Mahal would be ten times during the full moon day. So, on full moon day and two consecutive days before and after the full moon day, it would be open for visitors.
Description of the beauty and its magnificent experience cannot be described in words. It is worth seen at least once in our lives.