Taj Mahal is a monument of love

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Princess Diana in front of the Taj Mahal in February 1992. Image: birminghammail.co.uk
If you are on vacation to India, apart from a visit to Kashmir, then you should not forget to visit the Taj Mahal, a monument of love. 


 This beautiful monument is built by the Emperor Shah Jahan between 1632 and 1648 as a mausoleum for his second wife Mumtaz Mahal, who sadly died in 1631, giving birth to their 14th child. In her dying breath, Mumtaz Mahal urged Shah Jahan to build a mausoleum for her, more beautiful than any the world had ever seen.


Taj Mahal is one of the Seven Wonders of the modern world and an enduring Indian icon.

Taj Mahal is the finest existing example of Mughal architecture. It combines intricate Persian, Turkish, Indian and Islamic styles to devastating effect and seems to appear as immaculate today as when it was first constructed.  

Inside the Great Moghul and his wife are buried side by side and the interior walls and floors are decorated with flowered mosaics, black marble and semi precious stones. Taj Mahal is one of the world's 'must see' sites. Let's go to India and holiday in Taj Mahal.


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Princess Diana looked happy at the Taj Mahal. Image: fanpo.com
Visiting the Taj Mahal in Agra is a simply magical experience, even Princess Diana; Princes of Wales also visited the monument of love. If you watched wonderful movie with the title "Bucket List", then you also will see the splendor of the Taj Mahal in a film, starring the famous Hollywood actor, Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman's. 

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Scenes of Morgan Freeman and Jack Nicholson at the Taj Mahal, in Bucket List. Image: mobius3d.com
Taj Mahal probably the most extravagant monument ever built for love, the Taj has become the tourist emblem of India. This beautiful monument was built about 22 years, and every detail is absorbing: the classical gardens, the reflecting pool and the elaborate patterns of semi-precious stones decorating the white marble. There are many visitors which says that the beauty of Taj Mahal is remarkable when sunrise and at sunset. You can choose to come early in the morning or at dusk.


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The talk show queen, Oprah Winfrey visiting the Taj MahalImage: floost.com
There is a lot of compliment from various viewpoints about the beauty and grandeur of the Taj Mahal. Its timeless beauty is perhaps best captured in the words of the Bengali poet Rabindranath Tagore who described it as 'a teardrop on the cheek of time'. 

 According to the Floost when Oprah Winfrey visiting the Taj Mahal, she said, "There have been ages when poets, sages and philosophers have had they laid imagination on papers and poured their thoughts to create something so pretty and beautiful but all of them put together, the Taj Mahal cannot be described. It is beyond beautiful. The moment is emotional. I am speechless and I have tears of joy and love in my eyes. I never believed that it can be so beautiful. There can be no comparison to this great monument ever. I am actually very touched and jubilant to see it. It is just wow. " 

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Honeymoon couple kissing tenderly in the Taj Mahal. Image: aspiringkennedy.com
If you look at some photos of the Taj Mahal, then you may have your own views, but to come directly to this magical site, then you will believe in the expression of the poet, Rabindranath Tagore. Perhaps you will also make a special poem to describe the Taj Mahal.

Taj Mahal is a monument of eternal love that has now become history, and this is a marvelous place a wonderful place for a honeymoon. Even if you've ever been a honeymoon to Paris or Bali, the honeymoon you will get a true endorsement if you continue your romantic journey to the Taj Mahal.  

Taj Mahal is located in Agra, and then you also have to visit the Red Fort, a key strategic stronghold of the Mughal Empire. A citadel of over 500 buildings, once you are inside the fortified red walls a palatial city spreads out before you. Fairy-tale palaces, elegant courtyards and exquisitely crafted mosques create the city within a city. Holidays Taj Mahal you will be more meaningful and memorable.


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