Agra is a very beautiful city. It is located on the side of the Yamuna River, just bordering the city of New Delhi with a distance of several meters. Agra city is a city where you can see a mix of exotica classic feel combined with a modern feel. Yes, a classic city where Indian civilization was once sat majestically.
The period of history that kept rolling, making the city of Agra has historical value is very high and has the values of the cultural treasures of India which is also large. Thus, no wonder if many travelers who cross the Yamuna River from the city of New Delhi just to set foot in the city of Agra. Well, in the city of Agra is there a historical site that is very popular in many parts of the world. The historical sites are very magnificent, even more magnificent than the relics of the colonial standing in various cities anywhere in mainland India. This exotic place that was spelled out very beautifully so that it becomes the number one tourism destination in India. Do you know the name of the historical site of this one? Yes, the historical site named Taj Mahal.
Taj Mahal is a magnificent masterpiece that was built by King Shah Jahan. Yes, this masterpiece is a tomb building that was built in the 17th century, precisely in 1630 – 1653. The building that stands in the city of Agra is a form of of Shah Jahan’s love for his wife who is very lovable.
Mumtazul Zamani, better known by the name of Mumtaz Mahal. Mumtaz Mahal itself is the third wife of a king who had reigned in the Mughal Empire. She gives great dedication to the kingdom. Yes, Mumtaz Mahal is a figure of a woman who is so strong and optimistic.
The Taj Mahal could be said to be more beautiful and more majestic than the Red Fort that located in the city of New Delhi. Just imagine, the Taj Mahal is built within a period of 22 years for the construction. A very long time to build a building that is fairly pretentious though. A building that was initiated by King Shah Jahan, is actually also includes a cleric in construction.
The cleric named Ustad Ahmad. According to history, at the time of its construction in the 17th century ago, Ustad Ahmad deploy at least 20,000 people were “recruited” as workers. The recruitment on the orders of King Shah Jahan who wants the Taj Mahal became best buildings in India. In fact, 20,000 people become workers in the construction of the Taj Mahal is not those who have not or less skilled workers.
Yes, Ustad Ahmad brings 20,000 workers from various parts of the world. The Taj Mahal building itself does look very unique. With architecture that adopts the typical architecture of India (Mughal) combined with the typical architecture of Persia, making such a beautiful work of art in the 17th century.
Just imagine! Taj Mahal has 43 kinds of gems become trimmer on the building so it looks magnificent. Gems Among them is a gem type of topaz, sapphire, crystal and diamonds. As for the main room and the dome of the building located on it, as well as towers located around the building, built using stones kinds of marble with the best quality.
For those of you who were planning a trip to India, do not forget to take note of Taj Mahal is on the agenda of your trip. Therefore, it would be very unfortunate if you do not pay a visit to get a sense of romanticism typical style of Emperor Shah Jahan contained in this building.
The Taj Mahal is very easy to visit, you can use any transportation in the city of Agra which will bring you to the most exotic buildings in India which is located on the side of the river Yamuna. Or you ought to be able to travel from New Delhi to cross the Yamuna River to the city of Agra.