Taj Mahal Facts: The Taj Mahal in Agra is one of the most visited monuments in the world. Tourists from all over the world come to see the Taj Mahal. The Taj Mahal was built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan for his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. There are many things related to the Taj Mahal that you may not know. One of them is that its real name is not Taj Mahal. Let us know many things related to this that you may not know till now.
Actually, when Begum Mumtaz was buried in this tomb, it was named Rauza-e-Munawwara. When Begum Mumtaz was buried in this tomb, it was named Rauza-e-Munawwara. The building is made of white marble.
This building was built by Shah Jahan for his wife Mumtaz Mahal, later the SMS was named Taj Mahal. Millions of tourists come here from all over the world to see this magnificent monument.
Named the Taj Mahal in honour of Mumtaz Mahal, the mausoleum was constructed of white marble with semi-precious stones (including jade, crystal, lapis lazuli, sapphire and turquoise) forming intricate designs in a technique called pietra dura.
Its central dome reaches a height of 240 feet (73 meters) and is surrounded by four smaller domes; Four slender minarets, or minarets, stood at the corners. According to the traditions of Islam, verses from the Quran were inscribed in calligraphy on the vaulted entrances of the mausoleum, in addition to many other parts of the complex.