The Taj Mahal is counted among one the most famous architectural wonders. The sheer elegance and beauty of Taj Mahal still remains unsurpassed. Situated in
When Shah Jahan commanded the construction of Taj Mahal in 1631, he was fulfilling a promise that he had made to Mumtaz Mahal. The completion of Taj Mahal took 22 years. A combined workforce of 20,000 people was deployed in the building of this structure.For those not in the know, it might be a matter of much astonishment that even in those days Taj Mahal cost the exchequer 32 million rupees. A red sandstone forms the edifice of this grand monument. The main structure is flanked by four graceful minarets. The mausoleum is an exquisite piece of art and the embellishments are done with a number of precious and semi-precious stones.