The Story Of Taj Mahal

One of the wonders of the world that is able to attract the attention of many people is the Taj Mahal. This super magnificent and beautiful building is located in India, precisely in Agra. The Taj Mahal itself is due to a king’s love for his late wife. The Taj Mahal stands near the Yamuan river and is used as a mandatory tourist destination when visiting India.

The name of the king who built the Taj Mahal was Shah Jahan. He was a king in power during the era of the Mughal empire. The king fell in love with a woman named Mumtaz ul Zamani. Mumtaz is a bead trader, usually he goes around the city to sell these beads. The king who saw him selling and falling in love and finally asked for his hand in 1612 ago.

When he ascended the throne, Mumtaz ul Zamani was nicknamed Mumtaz Mahal. That name means Jewelry in the Palace. The name was given because the king loved his wife so much that he regarded his wife as a very valuable treasure over all the jewelry in the palace. Unfortunately the wife died while giving birth to her child, making the king feel sad and devastated.

Because of his great love for his late wife, he ordered workers to build the most magnificent tomb in the world. The tomb is called the Taj Mahal. If we read a history book, you can see 43 types of gemstones in this building.

What makes this building a miracle in the world is the thoroughness and reckoning of each side in this building. This building even becomes a building that is considered not to have a defect gap. Therefore this building is made one of the most beautiful wonders of the world.