Construction of the Taj Mahal started on January 8, 1632. The structure took over 20 years to finish, with the last parts being assembled in 1653. More »

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. More »

The materials that were used for the construction of the Taj Mahal included various types of stones and bricks, red and silver clay, tiles, reed glue, glass and a cement-like substance that constituted a mixture of lime ... More » Geography Asia South Asia

Inside the Taj Mahal is a mausoleum for Shah Jahan and his wife, Mumtaz Mahal. Shah Jahan created the Taj Mahal to bury his wife who died in childbirth. More » Geography Asia South Asia

The Taj Mahal in Agra, India, which is taller than a 20-story building, is part of a complex of structures set within an elaborate garden, which measures 1,050 by 984 feet. The height of the main domed structure is 240 f... More »

Appearing in several lists of world wonders, the Taj Mahal is not only one of the largest tourist attractions in India, it is also the most well-known example of Mughal architecture. Sometimes described as "the most famo... More »

The Taj Mahal is located in Agra, which is in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. The Taj Mahal is a mausoleum built by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan between 1632 and 1653. Agra is located near the Indian capital city of ... More » Geography Asia South Asia