Taj Mahal known as the ‘Symbol of Love’ is built by one of the greatest mughal emperor of times Shah Jahan. It is built in remembrance of his beloved wife Mumtaz who died giving birth to his child.
After the unbearable sorrow because of his wife’s death, he decided to built a monument for his wife so that his love for wife can we witnessed for ages. He gathered thousands of handcraft workers from around the world and some precious stones from different parts of the globe to construct this marbellous beauty. The structure has an astounding height of over 171 meters.The construction of this historical monument took more than 10 years for completion at a cost of over 32 million rupees at that time which would now cost more than 50 million rupees.
This white beauty is marked as one of the seven wonders of the world and also it is recognized as the world heritage site by UNESCO. Thousands of global tourists travel to India to visit this love symbol. A tourist can never forget to include Taj Mahal in his travel itinerary.
One of the unrefusable truth is that, these kind of structures cannot be produced again.