Agra Reviews, India
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Taj Mahal facts - Apr 30, 2009, by cipristb
The Taj Mahal is considered one of the 7 wonders of the world in 2007. It is located in Agra, India and was built between years 1630 and 1653 by Emperor Shah Jahan as a mausoleum in memory of the second wife, Muslim Persian princess Mumtaz... Read more »
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The main tourist spots of the city are: Taj Mahal- Built by Emperor Shah Jahan as a symbol of his love to his favorite queen Mumtaj Mahal. Completed in 1653 C.E, it took 20,000 workers and 22 years to complete. Open from 6 A.M. to 7.30 P.M. (closed Fridays) Agra Fort- Was built by Akbar in 1565 out of red sandstone and was renovated years later by Shah Jahan who reworked the design with pietra dura and marble. The diwan-e-am, Diwan -e- Khas, Jehangir’s tomb and Pearl Mosque and some of the important structures of the fort. The fort epitomizes the Mughal style of architecture with large domes and minarets.... Read more »
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