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When Was the Wonder Created:
It was build 1632 A.D .

Who Discovered the Wonder:
It still exist.

What is the Location of the Wonder:
Taj Mahal, a mausoleum built on the southern bank of the Yamuna river, outside Agra in India.

Does The Wonder Still Exist?
Taj is a breathtakingly beautiful building and still exists .

Does the Wonder Attract Tourism?
It stills attractive place for tourists to visit.

Who Made The Wonder?
Shah Jahan built the Taj Mahal when his favorite wife Mumtaz Mahal died while giving birth to their 14 th child .

Why Was the Wonder Made?
Shah Jahan built the Taj Mahal when his favorite wife Mumtaz Mahal died while giving birth to their 14 th child. They spent much of their time together and as far as we know now, it was a very happy marriage. The story goes that the Shah became completely gray in the night following her death. He wanted to make a permanent monument for their love and this – the Shah being extremely ambitious – must be the most beautiful building of the whole world.

 

Other Information:

Shah himself made the whole design of the Taj and the surrounding garden and buildings, a fact that really impresses. It took 20 years to finish the Taj . The complex consist of a rectangular plot measuring 1,902 feet x 1,002 feet on each side and it is made from very white marble and is decorated with inlaid inscriptions and with pietra dura, a technique where semi precious stones like jasper, onyx, amethyst, lapis lazuli, turquoise and jade are inlaid in marble.On the left side of the Taj is a mosque, on the right is a completely symmetric building which can't be a mosque,

 

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