Taj Mahal is one of the modern wonders of the new world and it is located in the city of Agra, India. It is a mausoleum made up of marble by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his favorite wife, Mumtaz.
The construction of the Taj Mahal was started in the year 1632 and was completed in the year 1653. The building was erected actually to show the Love which the king had for his queen.
Still the building is mostly visited by lovers from all over India. The Taj mahal is full of art work and special designs. Even the Arabic letters are written in a pattern of design and art.
To visit Taj Mahal you may have to obtain the visa from the Indian Government prior to your arrival. Best season to visit the marble palace is between the months of October to March inclusive of them. For a spectacular view you must visit in the morning and evening and it is best in the night on a full moon day. So you must plan this to meet the full moon day. At least you will need 24 hours to view the entire complex.
You can reach the Agra main city by air, train, bus and private coaches and cars. From there you have to travel another 7 KM to reach the location. After the air the Palace on Wheels train service is the best to reach Agra from Delhi. The other interesting places which are near to Agra and are worth to visit are Agra Fort, Akbar's Tomb, Fatehpur Sikri, Itmad-ud-Daulah Tomb and Brindavan
The Taj Anthem composed by A R Rahman