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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