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.

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.