Facts of Taj Mahal
We have heard a lot about Taj Mahal. This is one of the Seven Wonders of the World. It is famous for its architecture.
It is the world's best monument. Everyone wants to see the Taj Mahal at least once. But everyone also wants to know the facts of Taj Mahal.
Today here you will find some facts about Taj Mahal.
Taj Mahal Built in 1631
Taj Mahal Completed in 1653
Taj Mahal Built by Shah Jahan (Fifth Mughal Emperor)
Time Taken by Taj Mahal 22 Years
Taj Mahal Dedicated To Mumtaz Mahal, the wife of Shah Jahan
Location of Taj Mahal On the bank of Yamuna River. In Agra, Uttar Pradesh (India)
Total Cost on the Construction of Taj Mahal 32 Crore INR
Total Workers Involved 20,000 Workers
More Real Facts of Taj Mahal
Shah Jahan ordered his soldiers to cut off the hands of the craftsmen and architect after building the Taj Mahal.
So, that these craftsmen and architect could not build such an great monument again.
1,000 Elephants were used for the transportation of the construction materials.
28 different Precious stones and semi-precious stones were used to build the Taj Mahal.
Shah Jahan had promised his wife Mumtaz to built the most beautiful monument in her memory at the time of her last breath.
Shah Jahan built a Taj Mahal by saying that "Taj Mahal is like a heaven."
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