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History of Taj Mahal

The history of Taj Mahal in Agra dates back to the early hours of 17th Century. It is incontestably an out of the world composition emerges as a stunning success in genre of art and architecture and thus included in the listing of Seven Wonders of the World. This mesmerizing piece of art completely constructed in white marble was actually built by the then fifth Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in the remembrance of his much-loved third wife Mumtaz Mahal. She was until the end of time the favorite of emperor because of supporting him selflessly both in bad and good times and also used to give excellent piece of advice to Shah Jahan whenever he required the same.

The history of constructing Taj Mahal is tremendously attention-grabbing. It brings to light many hidden facts which are quite amazing and informative. Such as once accompanying his dearly Shah Jahan on one the camps, Mumtaz Mahal breathed her last at the time of delivering their 14th child. Shah Jahan was so much distressed and heart broken that he decided to bolt himself up in a room for exact two years. Not only he rather all the members of his kingdom went into mourning when Mumtaz Mahal died. But later when he reinstated himself after two years of bereavement, his hair had already turned white and he was so indomitable on forming the most enthralling gravestone as a mark of his long-lasting adore for his wife Mumtaz.

In order to make it an unbeatable makeup, Shah Jahan appointed council of the first-class architects from corner to corner continents to design the Taj Mahal. The principal architect for forming the monument was a Persian by the name of Ustad Isa. He together with his dedicated learner, Ustad Ahmed began the construction of this majestic tombstone. However, the recognition of designing Taj Mahal actually goes to Ustad Isa, but the dome was ornamented and designed sumptuously by Ismail Khan. It included the total personnel of approximately 20,000 craftsmen from various parts of country took a time period of roughly 22 years to erect the monument. When at last Taj Mahal was built, the valued Mumtaz Mahal’s grave was chosen to move towards the grave chamber in the lower branch of Taj Mahal.


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