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Did you Know?

  • Taj Mahal, the sensuous temple of love, demand to be savoured without interruption when you tour India.
  • The hue of the marbled Taj Mahal of India varies from hour to hour, season to season.
  • The Taj (as it is often called) is among the most recoginizable and celebrated buildings in the world -- a masterpiece of Mughal architecture that brilliantly combines elements of Persian and Hindu architecture.
  • She was beautiful and demure; the royal poets wrote that her loveliness made the moon hide its face in shame, while the stars extinguished their light in fear of being compared to her radiance.
  • Recently, the Taj Mahal was declared Sunni Wakf property on the grounds that it is the grave of a woman whose husband, Emperor Shah Jahan was a Sunni.
  • We have all heard how the Taj Mahal, which is considered one of the great wonders of the world, was built as the preeminent expression of a man's love for a wife.
  • The construction of Taj Mahal was started in AD 1631 and completed at the end of 1648 AD.
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