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Travel to Taj Mahal, Agra

Travel to Taj Mahal, Agra

The best part about your Rajputana Splendour tour is the travel to Taj Mahal, Agra. Known as the monument of eternal love, the Taj Mahal is invariably one of the most beautiful creations on earth.

Perpetually referred to as the symbol of Indian tourism, the Taj Mahal in Agra is the most poignant depiction of love. Built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in the memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal, the Taj is an architectural marvel.

During your Rajputana Splendour tour, a Tonga ride in Agra is the best way to reach the Taj Mahal. This 17th century splendor is easily visible from a distance. The very first look at the Taj will leave you spellbound.

The monument is surrounded by four little gardens known as Char Bagh and also has the tombs of both Shah Jahan and Mumtaz Mahal in the basement.

For centuries, Taj Mahal tour in Agra has been the mainstay of tourists visiting India. On moonlit nights, the magnificence of the Taj is mesmerizing.

The Taj Mahal is open for tourists from 6 am to 7 pm everyday, except Fridays. On your Rajputana Splendour tour of India, make the most of your Taj Mahal, Agra travel. It will be the most memorable experience of your life.

History of Taj Mahal, Agra

An eternal love story led to the being of the magnificent Taj Mahal. Prince Khurram, Mughal emperor Jahangir's third son, married a 21-year-old Arjumand Bano Begum after falling madly in love with her.

The prince then went on to become the king and called himself Shah Jahan or the 'king of the world'. His wife came to be known as Mumtaz Mahal. She accompanied her husband to all his expeditions. In the year 1631, in one such expedition, she died in Burhanpur during her 14th childbirth. She was barely 39 years of age.

Devastated after her death, Shah Jahan was inconsolable and the royal court is believed to have mourned for two long years.

Shah Jahan had decided to build something in his wife's memory. In fact, a few myths state that Mumtaz Mahal had herself asked her husband to build this monument as her last wish.

The construction of the Taj started in 1631 and it took about 20,000 workers to finish it in 22 years. Made of pristine marble and built on the Yamuna riverbed, the Taj was strategically located so that it could be easily seen from the king's palace. It is said that Shah Jahan gazed at the Taj every single day of his life, and even on his deathbed.

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¤ Tonga Ride in Agra ¤ Travel to Agra Fort
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