Taj Mahal is one of the most influential buildings in the whole world. It was constructed from 1631 to 1648, in the direction of Emperor Shah Jahan, more than 20 thousand workers had done the grave of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. Mumtaz Mahal and Shah Jahan were married for over 19 years and gave birth to 13 children. History says that there was a deep and lasting love between them, and they were the best friends.In fact, Mumtaz Mahal was one of his closest advisers in all his royal affairs, and even traveled with him in all his military campaigns. When Mumtaz Mahal died in childbirth, Shah Jahan was completely devastated. Taj Mahal was built in his honor.
Taj Mahal is the stone of a crown in the Mughal architecture period. It is made of white marble which was brought to Makarana, 300 kilometers away from Rajasthan. One can see the flower decorations and bands of black marble Arabic calligraphy throughout. Many precious stones and gems are used to decorate the tomb. Artists and calligers from Syria and Iran were brought to work on the Taj Mahal It’s really a fantastic grandeur. In the disappointment of Shah Jahan, he was not playing his duties as a monarch. One of his relatives, Aurangzeb, was imprisoned in Taj Mahal, located in Agra Fort. It is said that Shah Jahan had imprisoned his remaining life in the fort of Agra, where he was watching the Taj Mahal, where his beloved wife was buried. Later, Shah Jahan was buried in the tomb with his wife.
How to get tajmahal
The Taj Mahal can be reached easily by car. A pre-packed trip (which is commonly called the Golden Triangle of the center of tourist attraction of India) will arrange for you transportation. Regular trains run from Delhi and Jaipur to Agra. Booking in advance has been recommended. Agra has regular flights from Delhi and other major cities of India. Traveling in the winter months can sometimes be difficult, because the dense smog can disrupt the flying program. Certainly there are plenty of hotels in the area, and many recommend it to live and live in one of the posh fancy hotels with Taj’s views. If you can not do anything like this (like me), then you can consider more budget-friendly options like retreat hotels, where
Opening time and charges of the tajmahal
The Taj Mahal is open from sunrise to sunset on Sunday, except on Friday. I’m not sure that it is open on all holidays and celebrations – I honestly can not find a solid answer about this. I just want to avoid traveling to Taj Mahal on a festival or festival day in the case
- Domestic/Indians: 40 rupees
- Foreigners: 1000 rupees
- Foreigners from SAARC and BIMSTEC Countries: 530
A foreign tourist ticket means that you can enter foreign lines, which is much faster than the local line. It also guarantees some boots to keep you on your feet (instead of being outside your shoes), water bottles, and you can reach the bathroom without paying more to enter the Taj Mahal tomb.