Travelstick Uttar Pradesh in India and stand in awe infront of the Taj Mahal
One of the most famous sights in India, the Taj Mahal was built in 1632 by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan to house the tomb of his second wife, Mumtaz Mahal. The favourite of his wives, Mumtaz died giving birth to their 14th child. The mausoleum took over 20 years to build and only a few years after its completion Shah Jahan overthrown by his son, Aurangzeb and imprisoned in Agra Fort. He was only able to view the Taj Mahal from his window for the last eight years of his life before being entombed there beside his wife. The Taj Mahal was designated a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1983.
Entrance 1300INR (18USD in 2020)