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Satellite View of Taj Mahal using Google Earth Data

Satellite view is showing Taj Mahal in Agra, a city in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, India.

The immense mausoleum covered with white marble was built in Agra between 1631
and 1648 by decree of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, in memory of his beloved
wife Arjumand Banu Begum, her nickname: Mumtaz Mahal.
The "crown of buildings" is the symbol of the Indian nation.

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Taj Mahal, Agra
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
Google Map: Satellite View of Taj Mahal Mausoleum in Agra, India.

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Monument Coordinates: 27°17′47″N 78°04′21″E
φ Latitude °N, λ Longitude °E (of Map center):
previous landmark: Giza Pyramid and the Great Sphinx, Cairo, Egypt next landmark: Stonehenge, Salisbury, UK

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Taj Mahal
Official WebSite of Taj Mahal.
Archaeological Survey of India
About Taj Mahal.
UNESCO World Heritage Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal entry at UNESCO World Heritage center.
Wikipedia: Taj Mahal
Wikipedia article about Taj Mahal.
 

 
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