Some Interesting Facts You Should Know About the Taj Mahal

  • The Taj Mahal appears in different colors depending upon what time of the day it is. It appears pink in the morning, white in the day time and changes its color into golden in the full moon night. Interestingly, the changing patterns of the color signify different moods of a woman.
  • For the transportation of the materials required in the construction more than 1000 elephants were used.
  • Shah Jahan gave the name “Taj Mahal” to the monument after the death of his wife Arjumand Bano Begum whom he christened as Mumtaz Mahal after their marriage. The meaning of her name was- “Chosen one of the Palace” or “Jewel of the Palace”. Continue reading

The Taj Mahal- The Eternal Love Story and The Hidden Truth

The Taj Mahal- incredibly the source of inspiration for almost everyone right from the poets, writers, creative beings and most importantly for the lucky love birds. The Taj Mahal which is so famous for its architectural beauty and the other way is known for the symbol of love since ages.

Many poets, writers and philosophers have believed that this single monument of India has great strength for emotional rejuvenation and inspiring reasons. The example of greatest Mughal architecture in the 17th century that took almost 22 years for its completion and the credit goes to the gifted architects and workers of that era. The masterpiece which is so unique in itself and still has the same brilliance and radiant appeals from the day it was being built. Continue reading