Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, has been the pride of India since its inception. Hailed as the 'Epitome of Love and Beauty', the great monument was built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, after the death of his dearest wife Mumtaz Mahal, as a memorial. It is situated in the city of Agra in Uttar Pradesh, on the banks of river Yamuna. The exceptional beauty of Taj Mahal has been luring visitors to its gates since ages and will continue to mesmerize them for centuries to come.

Interesting facts:
-Apart from being a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Taj Mahal is one of the Seven Wonders of the World.
-The name Taj Mahal, with Taj meaning Crown and Mahal meaning Palace, literally means 'Crown Palace'.
-The construction work on Taj Mahal was started in the year 1632 and carried on for the next 16 years, ending in 1648.
-Taj Mahal is made purely of white marble.
-The inlay work in the Taj Mahal has been done with 28 kind of rare, semi precious and precious stones.