Royal Destinations outside Europe - India - Highlights - Taj Mahal

India is a huge country with a great culture. One of the important things is Architecture.
There are a lot of temples and other historical buildings.
The most famous is the Taj Mahal.

Painting of the Taj Mahal - Source: Wikipedia

The white marble mausoleum was built between 1632 and 1653 by Mughal Emperor
Shah Jahan in memory for his third wife.

Emperor Sha Jahan - Source picture: Wikipedia

Emperor Shah Jahan was very sad after the loss of his third wife, Mumtaz Mahal
(a Persian Princess). She died during the birth of their 14th. child.

Mumtaz Mahal - Source: Wikipedia

In 1983, the Taj Mahal was listed as UNESCO World Heritage.
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