It is an architectural marvel that is located on the right bank of the Yamuna River in the Agra region in the state of Uttar Pradesh in India. Brilliant and azure flowers planted on its soil and other manifestations of magnificence that we will mention in the article.
Facts about the Taj Mahal
Here are some brief facts about the Taj Mahal:
- The Taj Mahal was built between (1631-1648) CE in implementation of the orders of the great Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan.
- The Taj Mahal was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1983.
- 20,000 people were teamed up to complete the construction of the Taj Mahal.
- It took 22 years to complete the construction of the Taj Mahal.
Taj Mahal Specifications
The Taj Mahal was built to commemorate the wife of Emperor Shah Jahan Mumtaz Mahal, which was buried in his mausoleum, which is considered the main axis of the Taj Mahal, which is seven meters high and was made of white marble that has the ability to reflect the shades of colors according to the intensity of the moon or sunlight, and it contains It has four identical facades that have four broad central arches with a height of 33 m, in addition to other multiple and small arches. It also contains a central dome with a height of 73 m. At the end of it are surrounded by four domes, which make them smaller. The pillars of the grave, as There are excellent tombs of Mahal and Shah Jahan surrounded by marble which were decorated with meticulous accuracy although these tombs are false as the real tombs are located in the basement of the Taj Mahal.