25 Intresting Facts About Taj Mahal

Facts About Taj Mahal:

Facts About Taj Mahal

Tajmahal is not only one of the finest specimens of architecture, but it is an example for true lovers. This sign of love was made by Shah Jahan for his eife Mumtaz. Crores of people from all over the world come to Agra to see the Taj Mahal. Because, like the name of the Taj Mahal, its beauty is attractive to the tourist. So, let's know some intresting facts about Taj Mahal.




25 Intredting Facts About Taj Mahal


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1. Construction of the Taj Mahal was started in 1632 and it took 22 years to complete it.

2. The mausoleum of Mumtaz Begum was made in this palace. An artisan was convened from Baghdad to build the Taj Mahal, who could carve winding letters on the stone.

3. The Taj Mahal is the most visited building in the world and around 12,000 people come to see it every day.

4. There are four towers 40 meters high on the four corners of the Taj Mahal. These four towers have been constructed in such a way so that when the earthquake occurs, the minarets fall to the outside and there is no damage to the dome.


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5. Taj Mahal, built by Shah Jahan, is today World Heritage. UNESCO has declared it as World Heritage. It is said to be one of the 'Very fine human works' of the world as a world heritage. This palace is also known as Mumtaz's Tomb.


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6. The artisans of Turkey's Istanbul were called to build the domes of Tajmahal. The artisans were called from Samarkand to build the towers.



7. Taj Mahal is one of the largest tourist destinations in the world. About 40 to 50 million people come to visit every year in which 30% are foreigners.

8. Taj Mahal was built on the land of King Jai Singh of Jaipur, in exchange for which Shah Jahan gave Jaysingh a palace in Agra.


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9. The British removed the precious gem from the Taj Mahal. But this place is still a major tourist attraction.

10. During World War II, 9/11 attacks and 1971 Indo-Pak war, surrounded the Taj Mahal was surrounded by bamboos, it was covered with green cloth so that the eyes of the enemies did not fall on the Taj.


Facts About Taj Mahal, 11 to 15

11. At the time of the construction of the Taj Mahal, King Shah Jahan imposed a Vase of gold on its peak. Its length was 30 feet 6 inches. The urn was made from about 40 thousand KG of gold. This vase has been changed 3 times.

12. One thousand elephants were used to make the Taj Mahal. These elephants used to take marble from one place to another.

13. After Mumtaz's death, she was buried in Burhanpur but Shah Jahan later removed his dead body from the grave and made a tomb in the Taj Mahal.

14. When the Taj Mahal was built by Shah Jahan, about 32 million Indian rupees were spent on it. Whose price is today 1 billion USD.

15. According to some Hindu parties, the real name of the Taj Mahal is "Tejomahalaya".


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16. The Taj Mahal changes its color according to the different times of the day. The Taj looks pink in the morning, the white in the evening and in the moonlight of the night it seems gold-colored.



17. Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan used to love his begum mumtaz, because of this he also built his own mausoleum in Taj Mahal. The tomb of Begum Mumtaz Mahal is kept in the middle of the Taj Mahal. Begum Mumtaz palace is made from white marble.

18. It is said that Shah Jahan's wish was that he wanted to make a black Taj Mahal just like he had built a white Taj Mahal for his wife. But when Shah Jahan was imprisoned by his son Aurangzeb, his dream never fulfilled.

19. Taj Mahal was decorated with jewels brought from China, Russia, Egypt, Sri Lanka and Tibet. In 1643, mourning for his wife, Shahjahan went to Taj Mahal and covered Mumtaz grave with a pearl of beads.

20. The Qutub Minar is known as the highest building in the country but its height also falls short in front of the Taj Mahal. According to government figures, the Taj Mahal is 5 feet high from Qutub Minar.


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21. No fountain attached in the Taj Mahal is connected to any pipe, but a copper tank is made under every fountain which fills at the same time and works simultaneously when pressure is formed.

22. A special type of wood has been used in the foundation of Taj Mahal which is now being dried due to the low water level of the Yamuna, which is causing the threat to the existence of Taj Mahal.

23. There are many stories behind the drop of water dripping from the mausoleum of Mumtaz, one of which is that when Shahjahan announced to cut the hands of the workers, so that they could not build such a beautiful building then the workers left a hole in its roof, so that the beautiful dream of Shah Jahan could not be completed.



24. The main center of the Taj Mahal of Agra is the Tomb. Here Mumtaz's tomb is decorated in a special way. This tomb is spread over 42 acres and has gardens all around. The wall is constructed from its three sides.

25. The total height of the Taj Mahal is around 243.5 ft.


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