The Indian Subcontinent

What is in the Taj Mahal

Located in Agra, India, the Taj Mahal is a mausoleum for the wife of the Mogul emperor Shah Jahan. After Arjuman Banu Bagam’s death in 1631, her husband began construction of the mausoleum in 1632. Over 300 feet (91.4 meters) tall, the white marble mausoleum is a grandiose and striking memorial to her life and death.


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