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Taj Mahal

The World Heritage Site in India

Date of Inscription: 1983
Criteria: (i)
Uttar Pradesh, Agra District
N27 10 27 E78 02 32
Ref: 252

Brief Description

An immense mausoleum of white marble, built in Agra between 1631 and 1648 by order of the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his favourite wife, the Taj Mahal is the jewel of Muslim art in India and one of the universally admired masterpieces of the world's heritage.


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