The Taj Mahal

By.Taviyon Bruton

The Taj Mahal is one of the largest complex's in the world.It took 22 years to build.Its extremely large.It looks like many different things.People today,all over still visits the Taj Mahal.

How was it built?

In all more than 20,000 workers from India help helped build it.About 1,000 elephants,were brought into the mausoleum complex to carry the heavy materials. Its central dome, that looks similar to a Hershey kiss that reaches the height of 240 feet and 73 meters by smaller domes. The Taj Mahal was built in 1632 and complete in 1653.

What does it look like?

As you enter the gate of the Taj Mahal ,its framed at the doorway,and looks very small and dainty.'' A historian artist , Shobita Punja said ''As you get closer its magnificent look takes over.The Taj Mahal is a huge tomb chamber or vault for Shanjhan's wife. Her name was Mumtaz Mahal and that is who this wonderful building is named after.

How many people visit?

More than 3 million people visited the Taj Mahal in 2003.Many people thought it was the finest example of Mughal. They have 45,000 people a day visit during the peak of tourist season.
The Taj Mahal has many things such as a Hershey kiss shaped dome,1,000 elephants that carried the heavy materials.45,000 people visit during tourist season.Would you even visit?

My Sources:

"Search Results." A&E Television Networks, n.d. Web. 11 Nov. 2014.

“Inside The Taj Mahal." - Taj Mahal Inside Look. N.p., n.d. Web. 12 Nov. 2014.
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This is the Taj Mahal Agra,uttar