Taj Mahal

Agra, UP - 282001

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0562 222 6431
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The Taj Mahal is undoubtedly the most iconic monuments of India, counted amongst the seven wonders of the world. Situated on the banks of River Yamuna in Agra city in Uttar Pradesh state, the majestic Taj Mahal is a World Heritage Site famous the world over.

The Taj Mahal exhibits the Mughal architectural style. Ustad Ahad Lahauri was the architect of the grand structure. It was commissioned by Shah Jahan in his wife, Mumtaz Mahal's memory. The structure is built in White Marble brought in from Makrana. The structure stands tall with a height of 240 feet! The Taj Mahal has beautiful minarets that are 130 feet tall. Each minaret is divided into three equal parts. The Taj Mahal was built in 1632 A.D. and is an extremely popular tourist attraction; as many as 7-8 million people visit the monument every year!

Besides this landmark, there are twelve more landmarks listed in Agra. There's also twelve attractions listed in this city in other categories. You will find the exact location of Taj Mahal on the map above. If you need any other information on Taj Mahal that is not listed here, please call 0562 222 6431 or visit their website.

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Opening Hours Saturday - Thursday: Sunrise to Sunset
Friday: Closed
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Entry Fees Indian Nationals: Rs. 40.00
SAARC and  BIMSTEC: Rs. 530.00
Foreign Nationals: $s. 1000.00
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The Taj Mahal was built by Shah Jahan, the Mughal Emperor in the seventeenth century in the memory of his beloved wife, Queen Mumtaz Mahal. It is counted amongst the world's most iconic structures. Built in white marble, the monumental edifice is amongst the world's seven wonders and is built on the bank of the river Yamuna in the city of Agra in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. [Read More]

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