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The Taj Mahal is a white marble mausoleum located on the southern bank of Yamuna River in the Indian city of Agra. It was commissioned in 1632 by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan to house the tomb of his favorite wife of three, Mumtaz Mahal. 22 more words

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The Taj Mahal Trilogy 

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Ok, this series is another one I picked up purely due to its title. The Taj Mahal Trilogy, authored by Indu Sundaresan, consists of three novels (mostly facts, a bit of fiction); The Twentieth Wife, The Feast of Roses, and The Shadow Princess. 1,185 more words

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Tomb of Asif Khan

The Tomb of Asif Khan is a mausoleum located in Shahdara Bagh in Lahore, Punjab. It was constructed for the Mughal statesman Abul-Hasan ibn Mirza Ghiyas Beg, who was titled Asif Khan.Asif Khan was the brother of Empress Nur Jahan, and father of Arjumand Bano Begum, who became the consort of Shah Jahan under the name Mumtaz Mahal. 413 more words

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The Wazir Khan Mosque

The Wazir Khan Mosque in Lahore, Pakistan, is famous for its extensive faience¬†tile work. It has been described as ‘a mole on the cheek of Lahore’. 244 more words

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The Taj Mahal

The Taj Mahal is a white marble mausoleum located on the southern bank of Yamuna River in the Indian city of Agra.The Taj Mahal is considered one of the Seven Wonders of the World.

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Mehtab Bagh

I’ve always been a person which loves to set and achieve goals, so I started to create a bucket list with things and places I want to see or to have. 411 more words

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The Incomparable Taj Mahal

After a 3 hour car ride from Delhi (and a few naps), we arrived at Agra – the location of the Taj Mahal.

Woke up on the wrong side of India, but refreshed from a nap and a shower – let’s do this… 1,269 more words

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