5 Facts About The Taj Mahal

Here are 5 facts about the Taj Mahal

  • The Taj Mahal is a white Marble mausoleum located in Agra, India
  • It was built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his third wife, Mumtaz Mahal
  • The Taj Mahal is the finest example of Mughal architecture, a style that combines elements from Persian, Turkish and Indian architectural styles
  • In 1983, the Taj Mahal became a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Construction began around 1632 and was completed around 1653
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