Are you planning for India tour? If yes then you have taken a right decision as you will enjoy here lots. You will have to see lots of attractions varying from historical monuments, to religious sites, to traditional villages, to modern cities, to wildlife sanctuaries, to beautiful beaches, to verdant hill stations. In fact there are countless attractions and interesting places to see and explore on India tour. One of the most sought after attractions and a must see on India tour is definitely the Taj Mahal
, the epitome of love and romance. Your trip to India would be incomplete if you do not see Taj Mahal
there. You know what; the Taj alone attracts more than three millions visitors in a year.
Majestically located on the right bank of the Yamuna River in a vast Mughal garden, the Taj Mahal
is a mammoth beautiful mausoleum of white marble, built in the city of Agra (Uttar Pradesh) between 1631 to 1648 by order of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in the loving memory of his most darling wife, Mumtaz Mahal. Lovingly described as the Symbol of Love, this beautiful monument is the Jewel
of Muslim art in India and one of the universally admired masterpieces of the world's heritage. It is considered to be the most excellent example of Mughal architecture, an architectural style comprises of Persian, Turkish and Indian styles.
Declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the year of 1986, the Taj is one of the most beautiful and most visited structures in the world. It is very popular among tourists because of its stunning structure and finely spread beautiful Mughal gardens in the surroundings with some lovely water pools and fountains. A visit to Taj Mahal
will give you an essence of completeIndia tours
and that's why it is called India's star tourist attraction. Indeed, the Taj is a must see attraction especially for culture vulture and history buffs while they are in India.