The Taj "symbol of eternal Love" is among the seven wonders in world. The meaning of the name in URDU is" Crown of buildings" is the pride of India.
It is situated at the bank of Yamuna in city Agra India. It was built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in the memory of this wife Called Mumtaj Mahal. Queen name it self contain Taj mahal i.e mum-taj mahal. so The Badshah decided to name it "TAJ MAHAL".
Taj Mahal is considered to be the finest example of Mughal architecture, a style that combines elements from Persian, Islamic and Indian architectural styles.
In 1983, the Taj Mahal became a UNESCO World Heritage Site. While the white domed marble mausoleum is the most familiar component of the Taj Mahal, it is actually an integrated complex of structures. The construction began around 1632 and was completed around 1653, employing 20 thousands of artisans and craftsmen.
The construction of the Taj Mahal was entrusted to a board of architects under imperial supervision, including Abd ul-Karim Ma'mur Khan, Makramat Khan, and Ustad Ahmad Lahauri. Lahauri is generally considered to be the principal designer.
There are mainly 5 main portion of the Taj