The Taj Mahal
Discover the secrets
How was the Taj Mahal Constructed?
The Taj Mahal is a magnificent building that is 213 ft tall and has the diameter of 58 ft. It was built from 1631-1653. The Taj Mahal is made of complete white marble. It cost 32 rupees (which is 0.517 dollars in the US) to build the Taj Mahal. This wonderful buling is also called the "Crown Place".
Who Built theTaj Mahal and Why?
Shah Jahan built the Taj Mahal. Shah Jahan reigned from 1628-1658. He was born in Lahore, India and died on January 22nd, 1666. He was a Muslim and he was buried in the Taj Mahal. Shah Jahan built the Taj Mahal to house the remains of his beloved wife, Mumtaz Mahal, who died while giving birth to his 13th child.
How is the Taj Mahal Today?
The Taj Mahal was built so well and sturdy that it still stands today! It is one of the most extraordinary mausoleums in the world. The Taj Mahal is often called "the 8th" wonder of the world due to its amazing construction and beauty. The Taj Mahal stands still so we can witness its magnificent glory.
Until Next Time!!!
Now there you have it! The Taj Mahal did it again, by bringing the Earth more beauty! And when you stop dead in your tracks by the amazement of this splendid building, remember that it's filled with secrets awaiting for you to solve them.