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Taj Mahal of Agra is one of the seven wonders of the world, apart from finding elegant, other reason is the history of the Taj Mahal which links a soul to its glory: a soul full of love, harm, remorse and love. Because if it was not for love then the world could be looted from a good example, on which people base their relationship. One example of this is how a man loved his wife, that whenever he was living in a memorial, he made sure that this memorial was never taken away. This person was the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, who had a loving head with his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. He was a Persian Persian princess (his name Arjuman Banu Begam before marriage) and he was the son of Mughal Emperor Jahangir and grandson of Akbar the Great. It was at the age of 14 that he met Mumtaz and fell in love with him. Five years later in 1612, they got married.

Mumtaz Mahal, an inseparable companion of Shah Jahan, died in 1631, when he gave birth to his 14th child. It was in memory of his beloved wife that Shah Jahan made a magnificent monument as a tribute, which we today know as “Taj Mahal”. Taj Mahal’s construction started in 1631. Missiles, stone clutches, inlayers, carvers, painters, calliggers, dome-builders and other artists were also invited from the entire empire and from Central Asia and Iran, and this is about 22 years to build what we see today. An indication of love, it used the services of 22,000 workers and 1,000 elephants. It was completely made out of white white marble, which was brought from all over India and Central Asia. After spending nearly 32 million rupees, the Taj Mahal was finally completed in 1653 years.

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It was shortly after the Taj Mahal was completed that Shah Jahan had rejected his son Aurangzeb and was detained in the nearby Agra Fort. Shah Jahan, you, along with your wife, are stuck in this situation. Advancing history, it took place at the end of the 19th century that the British Viceroy Lord Karjan conducted a reformed restoration project which was one of the steps back to the one that was lost during the Indian Mutiny of 188, completed in 1908. The fallen crown depicts the monument of its sacred beauty by throwing out the precious stones and lapis lazuli by the British soldiers and the government officials. Apart from this, British style Lauren, which we see today, was added to the same time adding to the beauty of the crown. Despite the current disputes, despite the pre-existing and current threats from India-Pakistan war and environmental pollution, this love continues and continues to attract people around the world.


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