All About The Taj Mahal

BY: Padmini Singh

Why is the Taj Mahal important ??

The Taj Mahal is important because it was built by the Mughals, the muslim ruler of India and their leader, Shan Jahan in memory of his wife, Moomtaz Mahal. She dies giving birth to her child.

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What Type of structure is the Taj Mahal.

What type of Structure is the Taj Mahal

The Taj Mahal complex stands on the backs of the Yamuna River.

Its consist of the tomb and several other builder.

Various material is used to build the Taj Mahal.

The most used material was redstone.

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The Taj Mahal is often called a monument of love. Its height was 73m (240ft). it was built in 1632-1653. About 20,000 workers build the tomb.
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Why did I choose it?

I choose the Taj Mahal because it really stood out to me than the others because I heard about it and i really wanted to learn more about the wonderful Taj Mahal.
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The Geography of the Taj Mahal

The Taj Mahal is next to the Yamuns River.

A tall prayer tower rises at each corner of the square

A dome covers the center of the building

Historical Background

The name may come from the Persian from " Greatest Palace."

It was built because of the death of his wife.