Taj Mahal


var sburl8318 = window.location.href; var sbtitle8318 = document.title;

Taj Mahal

Panoramic Pictures

Taj Mahal is a monument located in Agra, India. It was commissioned by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, the son of Jahangir, as a mausoleum for his Persian wife, Arjumand Banu Begum, also known as Mumtaz-ul-Zamani or Mumtaz Mahal. It took 23 years to complete (1630 – 1653) and is a masterpiece of Mughal architecture.

The architectural complex of the Taj Mahal covers an area of approximately 580 m × 300 m, comprised of five main components: the darwaza (gateway), the bageecha (garden) which is in the form of the typical Mughal charbagh (garden divided into four parts), the masjid (mosque), the mehmaan khana (guest house), and finally the mausoleum of Taj Mahal, at the northern end of the complex.

Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal

Panoramic Pictures below (Click to enlarge)

(click on the pictures below to view full size)


1 Comment (+add yours?)

  1. neetu
    May 08, 2011 @ 23:00:39

    I have great experience while travel to india’s beautiful tourism places. So i am extremely exited to share my experience herewith…i would discuss information to reach there.

    While Agra by Air

    Agra airport is 7 km from the burghal centermost and 3 km from Idgah bus stand. Indian airlines accomplish circadian day-tripper shuttle flights to Agra, Khajuraho, Varanasi and back. It alone takes 40 account from Delhi to Agra.

    Agra by Road

    Idgah bus angle is the capital bus angle of Agra, from breadth one can bolt buses for Delhi, Jaipur, Mathura, Fatehpur-Sikri, etc. Buses for Mathura additionally leave from Agra Fort bus stand.

    Agra by Rail

    Agra is able-bodied affiliated by railroad. The capital railway base is the Agra Cantonment station. Agra is able-bodied affiliated by abuse to Delhi, Varanasi and cities of Rajasthan. Trains like Palace on Wheel, Shatabdi, Rajdhani, and Taj Express are the best choices if you appetite to ability Agra from Delhi.

    Local Carriage in Agra

    You can biking to altered genitalia of Agra application altered modes of carriage like taxi, tempo, auto-rickshaw and aeon barrow from the Taj Mahal area. Prepaid taxis and autos from the railway base are available. Prepaid carriage is additionally accessible for excursions in and about the burghal limits. Bicycles can be assassin on alternate base from altered genitalia of the city. It is to be remembered that no agent or petrol agent are accustomed to ply in the Taj Mahal area. Battery-operated buses, horse-driven tongas, rickshaws and added pollution-free cartage are accustomed to conserve the adorableness of this abundant monument.

    Get your breeze clicked in advanced of Taj and column it here.

    HAPPY TRAVELLING.

    Neetu
    more about India
    http://www.worldtourismguides.com/countries-guide/india/

    Reply

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Top Rated

January 2008
S M T W T F S
« Dec   Feb »
 12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031  
%d bloggers like this: