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Taj Mahal world heritage site in the city of Agra, Uttar Pradesh, seen from the banks of Yamuna river, with Mihman Khana or assembly hall (left) and Taj Mahal mosque (right), the two almost identical buildings on either side. Image: David Castor
About Taj MahalSatellite view is showing Taj Mahal in Agra, a city in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, India. The Taj Mahal is located on the right bank of the Yamuna River in a vast Mughal garden (Char Bagh).
The immense mausoleum, covered with white marble, was built in Agra between 1631 and 1648 on decree of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, by a workforce of more than twenty thousand, in memory of his beloved wife Arjumand Banu Begum, her nickname: Mumtaz Mahal.
The "crown of buildings" is a famous symbol of the Indian nation, it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1983.
Zoom out to find the location of Agra Fort, the 16th century walled city is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site
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|Monument Coordinates: 27°17′47″N 78°04′21″E
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