The Taj Mahal is the epitome of Mughal art and one of the most famous buildings in the world. However, there have been few serious studies and not full analysis of its architecture and its meaning. Ebba Koch, an important scholar, has been authorized to take measurements of the complex and has been working in the palaces and gardens of Shah Jahan for thirty years and the Taj Mahal in the tomb of the emperor, his wife Mumtaz Mahal-of the last decade.
The tomb is the representation of the queen's house in Paradise, and its value is based on the gardens of the palace of the grand noble that both sides of the river in Agra India. You will explore the whole complex of the Taj Mahal with an explanation of each building and an account of the mausoleum of the urban environment, its design and construction, its symbolic meaning, and its history until today.
Myths about TAJ Mahal
Taj Mahal was built in 22 years (1631-1653) with the orders of Shah Jahan and was dedicated to Mumtaz Mahal (bathroom Arjumand Begum), the wife of the Shah. 20.000 Workers labored and 32 crore rupees were spent during the construction of this monument that was built according to the Islamic architecture. It is one of the Unesco World Heritage site. Read more about the myths about TAJ Mahal
Taj Mahal means the place of the crown" because; Taj means "Crown" and Mahal means "place". There are several myths about Taj Mahal.
According to one of the myths, the construction is sinking and you know that in spite of all precautions, cracks were discovered in only 4 years after its completion and that tilts to the side of the river.
According to another myth of various topics, such as diamonds, a gold leaf covering the part of the dome, a pearl manta etc, that were originally part of the Taj were stolen.
It was also said that Shah Jahan has the hands of their sculptors and architects cut so it never will be able to build a monument as a magnificent and beautiful as the Taj once more and that even has its eyes outward to never be able to observe something larger and more beautiful that the monument that had been built during its useful life.