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.
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