The Taj Mahal

The Taj Mahal of Agra is one of the Seven new Wonders of the World.The Taj Mahal was built in 1631 and finished in 1653.That took 22 years to build. The cost of the Taj Mahal was 32 million rupees or 68,000 thousand dollars.The Taj Mahal was made of white marble with some gemstones such as jade, crystal, lapis lazuli, amethyst and turquoise.It was built in Arga , India

Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, who got married with Mumtaz Mahal in 1612 and died in 1631 she died of giving birth to her 14th child. Mughal built the Taj Mahal as a tomb for Mumtaz Mahal.