When was the Taj Mahal built , details ?
It's widely regarded as one of the most outstanding works of Indian architecture and in 1983 was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Taj Mahal was built by a Muslim, Emperor Shah Jahan (died 1666 C.E.) in the memory of his dear wife and queen Mumtaz Mahal at Agra, India. It is an "elegy in marble" or some say an expression of a "dream." Taj Mahal (meaning Crown Palace) is a Mausoleum that houses the grave of queen Mumtaz Mahal at the lower chamber. The grave of Shah Jahan was added to it later. The queens real name was Arjumand Banu. In the tradition of the Mughals, im ...more