Taj Mahal in India
The Taj Mahal was built at Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India by Emperor Shah Jahan as a mausoleum in memory of his favorite wife, Mumtaz Mahal.
Construction began around 1632 and was completed around 1653, employing thousands of artisans and craftsmen.
The Taj Mahal attracts between 3 to 4 million visitors annually, most tourists visiting in the cooler months of October, November and February.
Taj Mahal appears in several listings of Seven Wonders of the modern world.
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