One of the 7 wonders, Masterpiece of world heritage, Taj Mahal is built by Mughal Emperor Shahjahan who reigned from 1628 to 1658. He began construction of one of the best finest architecture of Mughal in 1631 and finished in 1648 and the outline of Taj completed in 1653. It built by white marbel. Shahjahan built this beautiful monument for his wife Mumtaz. It is also known as Mumtaz Mahal. it is situated on the bank of the river Yamuna. There was no map, no canvas, and no image but today it is the world heritage. Amid the Mughal Empire, the degree fluctuated by the predominant political atmosphere; inadequate with Babur, broadly with Akbar, however they administered a land commanded by non-Muslims and most structures were worked with Hindu experts and work under the course of Muslim craftsmen and draftsmen. The vegetative tracery, trim work and most clearly the lotus vault and last of the Taj Mahal are on the whole demonstrations of this blend. Strict arranging decides the association of the garden part of the riverfront conspires, the cross-hub Chahar Bagh. The expansive square is isolated by two principle walkways (khiyaban) into four quadrants; every quadrant is thus subdivided by smaller cross-pivotal walkways, so sixteen sub-quadrants are shaped and the garden all in all is encompassed by a walkway which interfaces with all the sub-walkways. Such geometrical designing had been normal for early Mughal compositional improvement; in the Taj Mahal, when botanical plans turned into the nobler type of decoration, it was downgraded and utilized for floors and for prisons. As a tribute to a lady of intriguing magnificence and as a landmark of a love story, which is keeping us charmed notwithstanding when we are perusing these pages here, truly a consistently enduring sentiment of an affection not finished so far, the Taj uncovers its nuances to its onlooker. Taj is one of the tourist places of India. Over 7 to 8 million tourists come and see the Taj every year.
How to reach Taj Mahal
You can reach here by air from Delhi to Agra. Agra has its domestic airport which connects to Delhi.
The train is also available to reach Agra. It connected to all major cities of India.
Agra is covered by three National Highways. It is connected to Delhi and Varanasi by NH-3, Jaipur by NH-11, and Gwalior by NH-3. It is situated 210 km from Delhi, 296 km from Kanpur, 369 km from Lucknow, 240 km from Jaipur.
There are many hotels available to stay in Agra comfort fully. You can choose from Budget hotels, Luxury hotels, Cheapest Hotels, Guest Houses, and Lodges as per your budget and requirement. Here the list of some top hotels in Agra:
|1. Amar Vilas, Eastern Gate Taj Mahal||15500 to 100500|
|2. Jaypee Palace, Fatehabad Raod||9500 to 50000|
|3. Mughal Shereton, Fatehabad Road||16000 to 80000|
|4. Clarks Shiraz, Taj Road||6000 to 7500|
|5. GateWay(Taj View), Fatehabad Road||9000 to19000|
|6. Trident Hilton, Fatehabad Road||6750 to10000|
|7. Marina (Holiday Inn), Sanjay Place||6000 to 12000|
|8. Man Singh Palace, Fatehabad Road||6000 to 12000|
|9. Haward Park Plaza, Fatehabad Raod||6000 to7000|
|10, Yamuna View (Agra Ashok), The Mall Road||4500 to 7200|
|11. Amar, Fatehabad Road||3400 to 8000|
|12. Grand Agra Cantt, Railway Station Road||2500 to 6000|
|13. Pushp Villa, VIP Road Taj Mahal||1600 to 2500|