earth-land: Taj Mahal, India Standing majesti…


Taj Mahal, India

Standing majestically on the banks of River Yamuna, the Taj Mahal is
synonymous to love and romance. The name “Taj Mahal” was derived from
the name of Shah Jahan’s wife, Mumtaz Mahal, and means “Crown Palace”.
The purity of the white marble, the exquisite ornamentation, precious
gemstones used and its picturesque location, all make a visit to the Taj
Mahal gain a place amongst the most sought-after tours in the world.
However, until you know the love story behind the construction of the
Taj Mahal, the beauty of the same would not enliven in your heart and
mind and instead would come up as just another beautiful
building/monument. It is the love behind this outstanding monument that
has given a life to this monument.

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