Visit to a Historical place Taj Mahal

Introduction :

                        There are many historical buildings in India. Some of them are so impor- tant that people from foreign countries come to visit them. Most of them are situated either at big cities or nearby them. 
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In almost all the states of India, there are places of immense importance from historical point of view. Such places have their value educationally also. Visits to such places give a novel angle to thinking apart from the plea- sure of tour.

The Taj :

               The Taj Mahal is one of them. It is one of the most wonderful buildings of the world. It is a very beautiful building. It stands on the right bank of the river Yamuna in Agra. It is fa- mous all over the world. It is a monument of love. 

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Who Built It ? : 

                           The Mughal emperor Shahjahan built this building. He built it in the memory of his beloved wife Mumtaj Mahal. 

Why did He Build It ? :

                                        When Queen Mumtaj was in her last stage of life, Shahjahan came to her. Both loved each other very much. She asked the emperor to build a memorial over her grave. The emperor promised, that he would build a beautiful building in her memory. This building will be matchless in beauty and size. So, the em- peror got built this monument and really it is a unique building. 

How it is Made ? :

                                The main gate of the Taj is made of red stone. The gate is very grand and high. Its main building is made of white marble and stands on a spacious square platform. There are four graves ; two in the upper part and two in the basement.

Its Beauty :

                     It is famous for its beauty. Its beauty cannot be expressed in words. A number of foreigners come to see this famous building daily. Everyone wants to see it again. It is the pride and glory of India and more so of Agra.

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