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TAJ MAHAL


The famous Taj Mahal translated from Urdu-Crown of Palaces is a mausoleum made of white marble. Loacated in Agra. Taj Mahal is widely famous building and recognized as the Muslim art in India.  It is the greatest sample of Mughal architecture that is combination of Indian, Persian and Turkish Ottoman style of architecture. Taj Mahals construction start in 1632. and winished in 1652. It self construction employed thousand of craftsmen and artisans. It become World Heritage Site by UNESCO. It was built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his third wife, Mumtaz Mahal which died through birth of its 14th childe.

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