Taj Mahal-“Story of Love” in Agra, one of the most-admired seven wonders in the world is a classic tale of declaration of love by a Mughal Emperor Shahjahan for his wife, Mumtaz, thats why saying Taj Mahal is the story of Love. The artistic masterpiece of the story of love Taj Mahal was built by Shahjahan after the demise of his wife during child birth, as an apparent token of love in her memory.
Unsurprisingly, the Taj Mahal made the modern Seven Wonders of the World list. It has also been a protected UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1983.According to Oak, the temple was then taken over by Shah Jahan, who turned it into a tomb and renamed it Taj Mahal-Story of Love. Oak moved the Supreme Court “to reestablish the truth and cultural heritage of our country”, but made no headway. A PTI report from 2000 says the court dismissed the petition as “misconceived”
Most people prefer to fly to the nearby Delhi Airport from where they can either hire a taxi or get a bus to reach Agra. Other nearby airports are Jaipur and Lucknow airports. The most popular option remains the Delhi airport for international and domestic visitors
Agra is a Heritage destination. The best time to visit Agra is October, November, December, January, February and March. Since this is the peak season expect a little crowd during this time. July, August and September period experiences moderate weather.
Built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan after the death of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal, this white marble mausoleum is considered a monument to eternal love. Night viewing of Taj Mahal is available on five days in a month i.e. on full moon night and two nights before and two nights after the full moon.
The Taj Mahal was designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1983 for being “the jewel of Muslim art in India and one of the universally admired masterpieces of the world’s heritage”. It is regarded by many as the best example of Mughal architecture and a symbol of India’s rich history.