Sunday, December 9, 2007

The Taj Mahal

The Taj Mahal is a mausoleum located in India. Emperor Shan Jahan ordered its contruction in memory of his favorite wife. Mainly of white Marble, with a large onion dome (of Marble too). A symmetrical building with a strong Persian influence in its design.Rabindranath Tagore (indian poet), describes the Taj Mahal as "One tear-drop upon the cheek of eternity".
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