Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal is a monument located in Agra, India. Built on the desire of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, the son of Jahangir, as a mausoleum for the wife of Persian, Arjumand Banu Begum, also known as Mumtaz-ul-Zamani or Mumtaz Mahal. Its construction took 23 years (1630-1653) and is a masterpiece of Mughal architecture.

Shah Jahan, emperor of the Mughal Empire has a great wealth during its heyday. In 1631 his second wife died while giving birth her ​​daughter Gauhara Begum, their 14th child.
Ustad Ahmad Shah Jahan ordered the making of this building. Ustaz Ahmad workers gather 20,000 people consisting of a mason, goldsmith and engraver who famous from around the world.

With the roof, dome and minarets are made ​​of white marble, and beautiful art mozak, Taj Mahal is one of the seven wonders of the world. Some 43 types of gemstones, the diamond inclusion, jed, crystal, topaz and patchouli has been used to obtain beautiful Taj Mahal. Making Taj Mahal takes time for 22 years.

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