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The legendary TAJ MAHAL - the most beautiful memorial of love which mankind ever has seen
Taj Mahal, another day at the banks of the Jamuna (photo: Delhi, Agra & Jaipur ISBN 81-7437-064-1) It is an overwhelming sight and exceeds all you ever can imagine. It's fascination arises from the awareness, that it is a creation of love just as from its beauty. The memorial is located at the city of Agra. It was built between 1631 and 1653 by the emperor Shah Jahan as the tomb in memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. During their 17 years marriage she was his constant companion and when she died after the birth of her 14th child, he was bowed with grief and aged over night.  After his death he was buried by her side behind the elaborate lattic from marble and precious stones below. Read more...
(photo: "Delhi, Agra & Jaipur" ISBN 81-7437-064-1)

a stony metaphor of paradise from white marmor and precious stones 
Taj Mahal - entrance
view of the Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal - view
Entrance of the Taj
views of the 
Taj Mahal


elaborate stone mason-  and inlaid works
Taj Mahal - elaborate stone mason- and inlaid works
Taj Mahal - elaborate stone mason- and inlaid works
Taj Mahal - elaborate stone mason- and inlaid works
 


Taj Mahal - mosque beside the Taj
Taj Mahal - entrence to the Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal - entrence to the Taj Mahal
mosque beside the Taj
entrence to the
Taj Mahal

Delhi Varanasi Agra-Fort Taj Mahal in the country Amber-Fort
Jaipur Pushkar Jodpur.Mehr.Fort Jain-Templ.R. Udaipur Ind. Marriage

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