Satellite Image of Taj Mahal in India – “A True Masterpiece of Architecture”
GeoEye-1 Satellite Image (0.5 m) – Taj Mahal, Agra, India
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Located at the city of Agra in the State of Uttar Pradesh, the Taj Mahal is one of the most beautiful masterpieces of architecture in the world a style that combines elements of Persian, Turkish, Indian, and Islamic architectural styles. Taj mahal was built in 22 years (1631-1653) by 20,000 workers labored and 32 crore rupees were spent during the construction of the monument and it was built according to Islamic architecture. While the white domed marble mausoleum is the most familiar part of the monument, the Taj Mahal is actually an integrated complex of structures. Taj Mahal was built by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his favorite wife. It is one of the Unesco world heritage site. For more information on the Taj Mahal, visit here.
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