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In what country is the Taj Mahal located?

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The Taj Mahal, a marble, palace-like mausoleum, is located in the country India. It is in the city of Agra in the state of Uttar Pradesh.

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In what country is the Taj Mahal located?
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The Taj Mahal is an UNESCO World Heritage site and a popular tourist attraction in Northern India. Constructed in 1632, the mausoleum stands as a monument of love from Shah Jahan to his wife Mumtaz Mahal. The Taj Mahal site contains elaborate gardens, a large reflection pool and numerous outbuildings, which include a mosque, watchtowers, additional mausoleums, a large gateway building and a guesthouse. Both the interior and the exterior of the main and outlying buildings are intricately decorated in the style of the 17th century.

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