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Taj Mahal & the glory of Mughal Agra

J. S. Lall

Taj Mahal & the glory of Mughal Agra

by J. S. Lall

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Published by Lustre Press in Varanasi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agra (India) -- Description and travel.,
  • Agra (India) -- History.,
  • Taj Mahal (Agra, India) -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    12113 (FEL)

    Statementtext by John Lall ; photographs by D.N. Dube.
    ContributionsDube, D. N.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS486.A3 L26 1983
    The Physical Object
    Pagination176 p. :
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20341384M

    We all know that Taj Mahal is one of the seven wonders in the world; a beautiful historical finest example of Mughal architecture gives an amazing spectacular view for all visitors, situated in Agra western Utter Pradesh state and right bank of Yamuna River. Every year millions of tourists come to visit the world's most iconic : Priya Sarkar. The Taj Mahal incorporates and expands on design traditions of Persian architecture and earlier Mughal architecture. Specific inspiration came from successful Timurid and Mughal buildings including; the Gur-e Amir (the tomb of Timur, progenitor of the Mughal dynasty, in Samarkand), Humayun's Tomb and Shah Jahan's own Jama Masjid in Delhi.

    Abstract: The Taj Mahal is a splendid mausoleum in Agra, U ttar Pradesh, India, built by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan. It is the best known and famous example of the Mughal architecture, which Author: Amelia Carolina Sparavigna.   j The Taj Mahal is a mausoleum located in Agra, India, that was built under Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his favorite wife, Mumtaz Taj Mahal (also "the Taj") is considered the finest example of Mughal architecture, a style that combines elements from Persian, Turkish, Indian, and Islamic architectural styles.

    Same Day Agra Tour. Visit historical India in all her glory- Agra sightseeing tour (1 Day) Agra is also home to the Taj Mahal, one of the seven wonders of the world. Built as a testament of undying love to his wife, the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan had commissioned this marvelous piece of Mughal architecture. There are also many other.   Hello, yes it is possible. You should start your tour from early morning. At am you should be at Taj Mahal (to avoid huge rush). Also please note Friday is a off day, also on Saturday and Sunday there are huge rush at Taj Mahal. So you star.


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Varanasi: Lustre Press, © (OCoLC) Agra was bejewelled with beautiful palaces and verdant gardens by Jahangir, while the glorious city adorned its real glory during the reign of Shahjahan, who gifted the city with the world-famous Taj Mahal.

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Traverse through the architectural history of India as you discover the many wonders of this city. [Shah Jahan’s] ability to complete [the Taj Mahal] stemmed from the profound shifts in the world’s axis of power, for Europe and India’s glory came at the expense of the Americas.

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Taj Mahal and the Glory of Mughal Agra [John, and Dube, D.N. Lall] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. New never read copy. The result was the Taj Mahal, a marble mausoleum lined with gold, silver and precious jewels. This powerful novel narrates the story of the Taj on two parallel levels.

The first one tells the passionate love story of Shah Jahan and Arjumand till her death through the voices of three main characters - Arjumand, Shah Jahan and Isa, Arjumands /5(24). Festivals Taj Mahotsav. Taj Mahotsav is the most famous festival in Agra organized in the month of February for a period of 10 days.

The festival organized by Uttar Pradesh Tourism is aimed to promote the creative art craftsmen and help them showcase their respective skills. Taj Mahal, mausoleum complex in Uttar Pradesh in northern India, built by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in the 17th century. The complex houses the tombs of Shah Jahan and one of his wives, known as Mumtaz Mahal.

Today its stunning architecture has made it one of. I liked this book. It is historical fiction set in Mughal India. Made for a fascinating read. The story moves in 3 directions simultaneously.

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