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Taj Mahal Facts

Written by on January 20, 2022

The History of the Taj Mahal

12 Interesting Facts about the Taj Mahal

  1. The Taj Mahal was built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, in loving memory of his beautiful wife, Mumtaz Mahal.Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan- Life History, Biography, Death
  2. The construction of the Taj Mahal started in 1631 and it took 22 years to build this historical monument.
  3. The architecture of the Taj Mahal is a combination of Persian, Islamic and Indian Architecture Styles.
  4. The construction cost of this masterpiece monument was around Rs. 320 million.
  5. Around 20000 people worked day and night for 22 years. Ustad AhmadLahauri was the architect of the Taj Mahal.Taj Mahal an international treasure Pupil Neylenko Ilya
  6. Around 1000 elephants were employed for the transportation of construction material.Les secrets du Taj Mahal – Enriche Travels
  7. 30 different varieties of semi-precious and precious stones were used to make the Taj Mahal more beautiful.12 Amazing Things The Taj Mahal Is Famous For (MUST KNOW)
  8. The Taj Mahal is perfectly symmetrical in every way, except for one thing–the two tombs inside are not equal in size. This is because the male tomb had to be larger than the female tomb.Inside of the Taj Mahal is the tomb of Shah Jahan and his wife Mumtaz  Mahal. : r/interestingasfuck
  9. At different times of the day, the Taj Mahal appears to be in a different colour every time. It appears pink in the morning, white in the day and changes its colour to golden in the moonlight.Taj Mahal Agra: Valuation and key facts about famous monuments in India
  10. Many types of marbles were used in the construction of the Taj Mahal. They were brought over from many different states & countries including China. Afghanistan, Sri Lanka and Arabia.marble - Uses | Britannica
  11. In recent times, different studies suggest that the Taj Mahal is sinking in the Yamuna river.Indian govt wakes up after court rap as pollutants deface Taj Mahal | Al  Arabiya English
  12. Every year, the Taj Mahal attracts around 3-4 million tourists, with a huge number of international tourists.Gandhi | The Daily Explorer

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