Is it a big Hersey Kiss
By Zymesha Nash
When you hear the Taj Mahal what do you think about? Is it a castle? The Taj Mahal is a wonderful construction with beautiful qualities. The unique building was built for Shah Jahan wife's tomb. Today the Taj Mahal is a museum and thousands of people all over the world visits this glorious building. The building of the Taj Mahal took 17 years, and 1,000 elephants to carry heavy equipment and reach high distances. Are you ready for this ancient adventure?
Entering the Taj Mahal,
The Taj Mahal took over 17 years and 20,000 men and women who worked day and night.
The cost was over $320 MILLON dollors, most of the cost came from the valuble marbles.
The height of the Taj Mahal is 17 meters long and 561ft. They also used elephants to carry heavy equipment an reach high places.
After Shah Jahan wife's death he built the Taj Mahal for her tomb. Mumtaz mahal (shah jahman wife) had been with her husband as he was fighting a campaign in become plateau.
Mumtaz body was kept at Burhanpur in a walled pleasure garden known as Zainbad. Some people belived that Mumtaz died at age 40 while giving birth to Gauhara Begum in Burhanpur, the cause of the death is being Postpatum herrhage. After her death Shah went mourning for 2 years.