In a city named Agra is located in the northern region of northern India Pradesh, stands a beautiful building. His name, the Taj Mahal. Taj Mahal is a sign of the love of a prince in memory of his beloved wife. At first glance this building like a mosque. But, in fact this is a tomb .. For centuries, this building became inspired many people because of its beauty. Arguably, the Taj Mahal is the most beautiful architectural creations in the world.
Taj Mahal is a monument located in Agra, India. Built on the desires of the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, Jahangir’s son, as a tomb for the wife of the Persian. Taj Mahal was built for 23 years (1630-1653) and is the work of Mughal architecture. At that employ up to twenty thousand workers. Those who work are experts such as architects, sculptors, calligraphers, and masons from all over India, Persia, and Turkey.
Taj Mahal building whose height reaches 60 meters. The Taj stands on a platform, raised square (186 x 186 feet) with its four corners truncated, forming an unequal octagon. The architectural design uses the concept of mutual arabesque, in which each element stands alone and is integrated with the main structure. It uses the principles of self-replicating geometry and symmetry of architectural elements.
Overall, the Taj Mahal (both inside and outside) is decorated with inlaid design of flowers and calligraphy using precious gems such as agate and jasper. The main arch, chiseled with passages from the Quran and the bold scroll work of floral patterns, providing a captivating charm to the beauty. So it is not surprising that many people who flock to the building situated on the banks of river Yamuna, they were very impressed. They were amazed by the beauty of its form. Many people flock to the building situated on the banks of the Yamuna, they were very impressed. They were amazed by the beauty of its form.