Described as the most extravagant monument ever built for love, this poignant Mughal mausoleum has become the de facto tourist emblem of India. To India’s first Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore, the Taj was a "teardrop on the face of humanity," an edifice that echoes the cry, "I have not forgotten, I have not forgotten, O beloved." Situated on the banks of the river Yamuna in Agra, the Taj today is source of attraction for millions of tourists from all over the world.
A Bit of History
On June 17, 1631 Mumtaz Mahal died, after delivering her fourteenth child "Gauharar." The grief-stricken Shah Jahan stood dazed, unable to comprehend the situation. She had died leaving all her c...Read More