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Transcript of Taj Mahal
She death giving him their fourteen child, she was the Pearl Palace, the King´s favorite, so he mired in the purest desolation.
In her memory, the King Shah Jahan built the Taj Mahal mausoleum, whit whom he wanted to offer the palace and the crown she never had in life.
Twenty years of construction, but even in his last years, prisoner by his own son, at the Red Fort where he watched the Taj Mahal, he couldn´t forget her.
Well, for us you can make your own conclusions, but this maybe help you:
* About the love legend we can say that it could be an
example of eternal love.
* For the architecture part is a work of art, in all sense.
* Actually, there go millions of tourists by year, but maybe in
the future, something like time, could affect it.
Then for this is that the Taj Mahal is consider one of the seventh wonders of the word.
Hi, today we are going to explain why the Taj Mahal is one of the seventh wonders of the world. Enjoy the presentation and please be quiet, thanks.
María Fernanda Hernandez(14)
Paula Andrea Maldonado (18)
Gabriella Ortíz Vera (21)
The emperor described by himself the Taj in these words:
Should guilty seek asylum here,
Like one pardoned, he becomes free from sin.
Should a sinner make his way to this mansion,
All his past sins are to be washed away.
The sight of this mansion creates sorrowing sighs;
And the sun and the moon shed tears from their eyes.
In this world this edifice has been made;
To display thereby the creator's glory.
Is a white marble mausoleum located in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India. It was built by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his third wife, Mumtaz Mahal.
Maybe an example of eternal love:
Construction and Decoration
Even in the last part, in the smallest one, is a work of art.
Taj Mahal site plan
Artist's impression of the Taj Mahal, from the Smithsonian Institution
The Moonlight Garden to the north of the Yamuna.
Terrace area: Tomb, Mosque and Jawab.
Gateway, attendant accommodations, and other tombs.
Taj Ganji (bazaar)
Millions visitors by year
The price, is more expensive for foreigners than for citizens
Polluting traffic is not allowed near the complex and tourists must either walk from parking lots or catch an electric bus
The small town to the south of the Taj
Known as Taj Ganji or Mumtazabad, was originally constructed with caravanserais, bazaars and markets to serve the needs of visitors and workmen.
Lists of recommended travel destinations often feature the Taj Mahal
Which also appears in several listings of seven wonders of the modern world, including the recently announced New Seven Wonders of the World, a recent poll with 100
6 a.m. to 7 p.m. weekdays, except for Friday when the complex is open for prayers at the mosque between 12 p.m. and 2 p.m.
Only five items are
allowed inside the
Water in transparent bottles, small video cameras, still cameras, mobile phones and small ladies' purses
The Black Taj
A longstanding myth holds that Shah Jahan planned a mausoleum to be built in black marble as a Black Taj Mahal across the Yamuna river.
The tomb of Shah Jahan asymmetric
Mutilation of the
Some stories claim that those involved in construction signed contracts committing themselves to have no part in any similar design
Some have been damaged by time, but many of the missing cases are just legends.
British plan to demolish the Taj Mahal
A frequently repeated story tells that Lord William Bentinck, governor of India in the 1830s, thought to demolish the Taj Mahal and sell the marble.
The temple of Shiva
The Indian revisionist institute's president, PN Oak, has stated repeatedly that the Taj Mahal was actually a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, usurped and remodeled by Shah Jahan.
However his grandparents had been already buried in a tomb with a similar asymmetric configuration.