Taj Mahal - One of the Seven Wonders of the World

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The Taj Mahal, is a mausoleum located in Agra, India, that was built under Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his favourite wife, Mumtaz Mahal. While the white domed marble and tile mausoleum is most familiar, taj mahal quartzite is an integrated symmetric complex of structures that was completed around 1648. Ustad Ahmad Lahauri is generally considered to be the principal designer of the Taj Mahal. Taj Mahal of Agra is one of the seven forgotten wonders of the medieval mind and one of the wonders of the world.

The focus of the Taj Mahal musician is the white marble tomb, which stands on a square plinth consisting of a symmetrical building with an iwan, an arch-shaped doorway, topped by a large dome. Like most Mughal tombs, basic elements are Persian in origin.

The base structure is a large, multi-chambered structure. The base is essentially a cube with chamfered edges and is roughly 55 metres on each side. On the long sides, a massive pishtaq, Or vaulted archway, frames the diwan with a similar arch-shaped balcony.

The interior chamber of the lego taj mahal steps far beyond traditional decorative elements. Here the inlay work is not pietra dura, but lapidary of precious and semiprecious gemstones. The inner chamber is an octagon with the design allowing for entry from each face, though only the south garden-facing door is used.

The interior walls are about 25 metres high and topped by a "false" interior dome decorated with a sun motif. Eight pishtaq arches define the space at ground level. As with the exterior, each lower pishtaq is by a second pishtaq about rnidway up the wall.

The four central upper arches form balconies or areas and each balcony's exterior has an intricate screen or jali cut from marble. In addition to the light from the balcony screens, light enters through roof openings covered by chattris at the corners. Each charnber has been highly decorated with dado bas relief, intricate lapidary inlay and refined calligraphy panels. reflecting in rniniature detail the design elements seen throughout the exterior of the complex.

The octagonal marble screen or jali borders the cenotaphs is made from eight remarble panels. Each panel has been carved through with intricate pierce The rernaining surfaces have been inlaid with semiprecious stones in extrernely delicate detail, forming twining vines, fruits and flowers. You can also see on google taj mahal photo, taj mahal tea, taj mahal images, taj mahal drawing, and taj mahal timings.

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