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Stamp of approval

When Sir Alfred Chester Beatty died on 19 January 1968 he bequeathed his world-famous collection of rare books, manuscripts and decorative arts to the Irish people. 675 more words

Chester Beatty

History of the World Heritage Taj Mahal

The Taj Mahal, Agra (INDIA)

Today we will talk about the history and some major facts of India’s Taj Mahal which is one of the 7 wonders of the world. 1,795 more words


#7 beyond the obvious: 7 reasons why agra should be on every travel bucket list

So, you’ve ticked off Agra’s major sights, the raison d’êtres for your visit. Or maybe it is your umpteenth time to the city. What now? 1,525 more words

Exploring India

'India 101'... The Taj Mahal and to Dehli, part two

It is a haunting image, Shah Jahan the great Mughul Emperor, peering out over the Yamuna River towards the Taj Mahal, year after lonely year. Imprisoned for eight long years by his own son in nearby Agra Fort, Shah Jahan gazed out to his own ethereal creation, a soaring mausoleum to immortalise his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. 1,852 more words


The Mughal Seat Of Power: Agra Fort

A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Agra Red Fort has seen many a births of Mughal Dynasty’s future kings,  clandestine love stories,  conspiracies,  heart breaks, coronations, revolts, treachery and the rise and establishment of a powerful reign. 1,234 more words


Lahore Fort's Picture Wall

As you enter the Lahore Fort you will come across a strange wall, The Picture Wall. The Picture Wall This is the world’s largest picture wall. 197 more words


Mumtaz Mahal children : Mumtaz Mahal had 14 children in total and the ones who lived are following

Jahanara Begum:  23rd March 1614 – 16th September 1681… 137 more words