Taj Mahal, Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India

    
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Things To do in Agra

Overview

The Taj Mahal, located on the banks of the Yamuna River in Agra, is a majestic wonder of the world built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan as a memorial for his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. Constructed entirely of white marble in the 17th century, it is one of the most beautiful monuments in the world. This UNESCO World Heritage Site covers an area of approximately 42 acres and is a breathtaking sight to behold. Every year, visitors from around the globe pass through its magnificent gates to catch a glimpse of this iconic monument, often described as 'a teardrop on the cheek of eternity' and 'the embodiment of all things pure.' The Taj Mahal stands as a testament to undying love and exquisite craftsmanship, attracting tourists who are left in awe of its beauty and historical significance.

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