The Taj Mahal is the real meaning of Mughal art and one of the most famed buildings in the world. Yet there have been only some serious study of it and no complete investigation of its structural design and meaning. Ebba Koch, an main scholar, has been allowed to take measurements of the complex and has been working on the palaces and gardens of Shah Jahan for thirty years and on the Taj Mahal itself—the tomb of the emperor's wife, Mumtaz Mahal—for a decade.
The mausoleum is the version of the home of the queen in Paradise, and its surroundings was based on the palace gardens of the great upper class that lined both sides of the river at Agra India.
Taj Mahal means the’ Place of the Crown’ because; Taj means CROWN and Mahal means PLACE. There are some legends about Taj Mahal. According to other legend a number of things such as diamonds, a gold leaf which covered the part of the dome, a pearl blanket etc that were originally a part of the Taj were stolen.
Taj Mahal was built in 22 years (1631-1653) with the orders of Shah Jahan and it was dedicated to Mumtaz Mahal (Arjumand Bano Begum), the wife of Shah. 20.000 workers labored and 32 crore rupees were spent during the construction of the monument and it was built according to Islamic design. It is one of the Unesco world inheritance place.
You will explore the entire complex of the Taj Mahal with an clarification of each building and an account of the mausoleum's built-up location, its drawing and structure, its symbolic meaning, and its record up to the present day.