The Taj Mahal was built by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan between 1633 and 1650 as a mausoleum for his beloved wife Arjumand Bano Begum, who died at the age of 39. The Taj Mahal lies on the banks of the Yamuna river in the city of Agra. It is built out of white marble.

01 Main entrance
02 Front view
03 Front view
04 Front view
05 Front view
06 Front view with reflection
07 Front view with reflection
08 Side view
09 Side view
10 Mosque
11 Inside the Jawab
12 View of taj Mahal through gate
13 White marble tower
14 Front view of main building
15 Decorated walls
16 Decorated walls
17 Marble carvings with flowers
18 Marble carvings with flowers
19 White marble tower
20 Sarah and gate
21 Arab writing
22 White marble tower
23 Side view
24 Side view
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