The Taj Mahal

The Taj Mahal (Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India)

Shah Jahan was the fifth Mughal Emperor of India from 1628 to 1658.

The Taj Mahal was built for Shah Jahan's wife, she loved it there. You could see this spot from their palace, where they lived. She loved it the most, because it was peaceful and calm. The Taj Mahal is known for being one of the most beautiful sites in the world. Many people visit the site, and a little over 3 million people visit the beautiful palace every year!

Citation

"The Taj Mahal." History.com. A&E Television Networks. Web. 21 Dec. 2015.


"Shah Jahan | Mughal Emperor." Encyclopedia Britannica Online. Encyclopedia Britannica. Web. 21 Dec. 2015.

The Taj Mahal was made of of a white marbel. Throughout the day it changes the way it looks.

Mausoleum

The Taj Mahal is a Mausoleum. A mausoleum a is an external free-standing building constructed as a monument enclosing the interment space or burial chamber of a deceased person. A mausoleum may be considered a type of tomb, or the tomb may be considered to be within the mausoleum.