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Title: Top 15 Taj Mahal Facts and Other Interesting Information


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Presented By www.ShineGoldToursIndia.com
Facts and Truths about Taj Mahal One of the
Seven Wonders of the World
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Taj Mahal was built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan
in the loving memory of his Beautiful wife Mumtaj
Mahal
3
Construction of Taj Mahal started in year 1631
and it took 22 years to build this historical
monument
4
The Architecture of Taj Mahal is a Combination of
Persian, Islamic and Indian Architecture Style
5
The Construction Cost of this Masterpiece
Monument was around 320 Million Indian Rupees
6
Around 20000 people worked day and night for 22
years, Ustad Ahmad Lahauri was the architect of
Taj Mahal
7
Around 1000 Elephants were employed for the
transportation of construction material
8
30 different variety of semi precious and
precious stone were used make Taj Mahal more
beautiful
9
At the Different time of the day Taj Mahal
appears to be in a different color every time
10
Some people think that changing colors of Taj
Mahal depicts different moods of a Woman
11
99 names of Allah can be found as calligraphic
inscriptions on the sides of the actual tomb of
Mumtaz Mahal
12
Passages from Quran have been used as decorative
elements throughout the complex.
13
Many types of marbles used in construction of Taj
Mahal and they were brought over from many
different states countries including China,
Afghanistan, Sri Lanka and Arabia.
14
The English meaning of Taj Mahal is Crown of the
Palace and Shahjahan used to call Mumtaj Mahal
Jewel of the Palace
15
In recent times different studies suggest that
Taj Mahal is sinking in Yamuna River
16
Every year Taj Mahal attracts around 3-4 million
tourists with a huge number of International
Tourists
17
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