Taj Mahal

By: Jenny Stepp

Have you ever heard of the Taj Mahal? It is only the most beautiful building in India. It has an interesting history.It is magnificent because of how it was build and what it looks like.

Who build the Taj Mahal and why?

Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan build the Taj Mahal in honor of his wife.She died giving birth to her fourteen child.After Shah Jahan died,people buried him next to his wife.

What Materials Do We Need?

The Taj Mahal was made out of bricks,gems,and crystals.The building started in 1631 and it took 22 years to build it.They had to use 1,000 elephants and 22,000 laborers.the Taj Mahal was completed in 1652.

What a Site to See!

The Taj Mahal has a dome shape on top,that looks like a Hersey kiss.In the front of the building it has columns to help hold it up and the Taj Mahal has sidewalks around the front.
Did you know that at certain parts of the day it looks like a rainbow?The Taj Mahal is a place to visit .Many tourist from around the world come to see this fascinating masterpiece.Do you think you that you should go?

This is what the Taj Mahal looks like.

My Sources:

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  • "Taj Mahal Facts." - Facts on Taj Mahal India. N.p., n.d. Web. 13 Nov. 2014.