Interesting Facts About Taj Mahal in India

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Taj Mahal Also Known As ‘Taj’ Is a White Mausoleum Located In Agra, India On The Bank Of River Yamuna. Taj Mahal Literally Means ‘The Crown Palace’. Here are Some Interesting Facts About Taj Mahal

Built By The Great Mughal Shah Jahan In Honor Of His Wife Mumtaz Mahal.

The Taj Mahal Of Mughal / Muslim Art In India And One Of The Highly Revered Masterpieces Of The World’s Heritage.

The Work Began Around 1632 And Was Finished Around 1653 by Some Thousands Of Artisans And Craftsman.

A Very Common Misconception About ‘THE TAJ MAHAL’ Is That All Of The Artisans And Professional Workers Had Their Hands Removed When The Construction Was Eventually Completed. Another Fascinating TAJ MAHAL Fact Is That The Construction Would Appear To Be a Different Color Depending On What Time Of Day It Is, And Whether Or Not There is a Moon At Night.

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The famous Taj Mahal story is the mutilation of the craftsmen who designed it. Shah Jahan is believed to have ordered the hands of the craftsmen of the project to be cut off on completion of the construction so that no other building in the world could be this magnificent again. However, There is no empirical evidence to support this hypothesis.

Unquestionably the best time to visit Taj Mahal is the sunrise when it looks the most majestic. Thanks to smaller crowds this is also the most relaxed time to travel. The sunset is another fun time to visit The Taj. You can also visit it during the full moon for five days. Admission tickets for this period are however restricted and must be purchased one day in advance from the Indian Archeological Survey office.

These Were Some Amazing and Interesting Facts About Taj Mahal

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