The Amazing Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal

Have you ever thought of the Taj Mahal as a mausoleum. The Taj Mahal is one of the most celebrated buildings today. There are many questions about the wonderful building.

why was it built

You might be asking why the Taj Mahal was built.Construction began in 1632 and ended in 1653.it was built in honor of Shah Jahana's Favorite wife. She died while giving birth to her fourteenth child.She was later Buried at the Taj Mahal.

construction

it was built in Agra.Construction began in 1632.They used 1000 elephants and 2000 builders to build it.it is made with Rubbies and the out side is marble.It changes colors when moon light or sunlight hits it.

today

shah jahana went to jail because he was not able to afford to pay the workers when they were done.He died in jail and was buried beside his favorite wife and favorite servant.He wanted his favorite servant buried beside them because they were close friends. Today the building has stood for around 400 years. You are only aloud to park a certain distance because the don't want the exhaust from cars to hurt it.

Conclusion

There are many amazing facts about the Taj Mahal.It is very fun to learn about. No wonder it is the most amazing and most celebrated buildings in the world.

Resources

History.com and sweet search