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Taj Mahal, Agra

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Must see · World heritage site · Architectural Building · Historic Site
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One of the most iconic sites on the planet, Taj Mahal stands as an enduring and remarkable example of Islamic architecture in the country--it's also a World Heritage Site. Constructed between 1632 and 1653 by Emperor Shah Jahan, the mausoleum pays tribute to his beloved wife. Visit the expansive complex on the banks of the river and marvel at the 73 m (240 ft) tall structure and its surrounding minarets, covered in distinctive white marble. Explore the grounds and take in the view of the world-renowned structure, complete with a bulbous dome, from multiple angles. Note the Islamic calligraphy, colorful lattice works, raised motifs, and tiles adorning the exterior of the building. Afterwards, step under the main dome to see a vaulted ceiling above the intricately carved tombs of the Shah and his wife. To visit Taj Mahal and get the most from your holiday in Agra, create itinerary details personal to you using our Agra online vacation planner.
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  • The immediate vicinity of TM is too crowded. Inside also crowded. There are no signages. There are unauthorised so called guides who wants to fleece you. Bad experience. 
    The immediate vicinity of TM is too crowded. Inside also crowded. There are no signages. There are unauthorised so called guides who wants to fleece you. Bad experience.  more »
  • It was really the best, more then i expected and was feeling very comfortable and relaxed. i will recommend 
    It was really the best, more then i expected and was feeling very comfortable and relaxed. i will recommend  more »
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  • Greatest pride of India , symbolic of eternal love, marvelous and perfect blend of artistic and architectural beauty, having much historical importance and cultural value , to visit the lovely monument of 'World's Wonder" is the dream of everyone. For keeping the heritage for the generation proper maintenance is taken. Control of tourists with proper arrangements, security measures and facilities are appreciable. Without fading the glory to save from environment pollution and to keep nearby clean, safe, secure and protected is the need of the time and to be preserved for millennium, ages and the generation to come. Avoid visiting Friday being holiday. Noticed the increasing crowd for which measures to be taken. To save it from pollution and preserve its beauty , safety and security is the need of the time
  • It was amazing and awesome Experience. I visited this place and now I revisited the memorial of love along with my better behalf. I am proud because of one of the seven wonder of the world in my Country India come back with lots of memories. Really amazing place, in lifetime one should visit this place and enjoy the beautiful scenery here. Magnificent, architecture at its best True symbol of Love. And once again I said that It's very very beautiful and amazing place.

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