The Beauty of Taj Mahal

Posted on Apr 25, 2024 in India Discovery,Student Speak


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We visited the Taj Mahal and were amazed by its beauty. In the heart of Agra, stands an architectural mastery and a symbol of love—the Taj Mahal. There are many reasons why it is a must-visit destination.

At the core of the Taj Mahal experience is its important backstory. Commissioned by Emperor Shah Jahan, in memory of his favourite wife, Mumtaz Mahal, the monument stands as an eternal testament to their love, which you can feel from the very first glance. You will be amazed by its architectural brilliance. Its symmetrical design, beautiful carvings and stunning domes blend elements from the best of Mughal, Islamic and Indian craftsmanship. Every detail, like the intricate marble work, shows incredible skill and dedication.

In addition, its beauty is enhanced by the materials used for its construction. Crafted entirely from white marble, the monument shimmers in the sunlight. Completed with fabulous inlay work using precious stones, such as jade and lapis lazuli, the Taj Mahal is an amazing display of elegance. Moreover, it was designated as a UNESCO World heritage Site in 1983 and holds a universal significance as a cultural treasure of humanity. Its timeless beauty draws visitors from every corner of the world, offering an unforgettable experience for all. Finally, its design is full of symbolism, adding meaning to its beauty. The four minarets, for example, symbolise completeness and the Emperor’s love. This enhances the experience of visiting Taj Mahal, making it a must-see for anyone wanting to be moved by the expression of love.

In conclusion, the Taj Mahal is not just a historic monument, it is a journey to a symbol of love, beauty and human creativity. With its interesting history, architectural design and universal appeal, the Taj Mahal is definitely a monument we recommend visiting.

Writen By Aylin, Charlize, Ela & Leni (German International School, Dubai).


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