Essay On Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal is one of the Seven Wonders of the World. It tells the story of Emperor Shah Jahan and his beloved queen Mumtaz Mahal. Agra’s Taj Mahal has become the crown of the world today. It is the most famous tourist place, people from all over the world visit Agra to see this splendor and beauty.
Mumtaz was one of the renowned queens of the Mughal dynasty. She died while giving birth to her child. Struck by the sorrow of her death, Shah Jahan built the Taj Mahal as a symbol of her memories on the banks of the river Yamuna, in Agra. The Taj Mahal was built in the year 1648. White marble from mines near Rajputana was used for the construction. It took 20 years to complete this tomb. 20,000 workers were put to work to bring the dream of the Emperor to reality.
The Taj Mahal is three kilometers away from the fort of Agra. Ethics from the Koran are written on both sides of the huge entrance. The campus also houses a small museum where clothes, weapons, and paintings of Mughal Emperors have been displayed. The building is set amidst peaceful and beautiful gardens. The graceful domes, designed in true Muslim architecture, arches, and tall towers are the key features of this building. The tombs of the Emperor and his queen are situated just below the main dome. These tombs are finely decorated. Originally real jewels and diamonds were embellished in the arches and the tombs.
The Mahal seems to float like a dream palace on the full moon day. It tells about an immortal love that left behind its footprints to last for centuries to come.