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___ Most Famous Landmarks - Satellite View of Taj Mahal - the Monument of Love
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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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