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AGRA AND THE TAJ MAHAL
By Howard K Campbell
Friday, October 22, 2010

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By two private cars from New Delhi to Agra

The city of Agra was founded in the early years of the sixteenth century.Shah Jahan,the great Moghul,came to the throne at Agra in 1628 and ruled for thirty peaceful years.In the fourth year of his reign,Shah Jahan was struck by tradegy.After nineteen years of marriage,his beloved wife,the beautiful Mumtaz Mahal,died giving birth to their fourteenth child.The emperor was wild with grief but from the depths of his sorrow he resolved to create the world's greatest monument of love.That was to be the Taj mahal.

 

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Reviewed by Donna Chandler 10/27/2010
I am so glad you posted this bit of history. I had no idea before reading this how or why the Taj Mahal was built. What a amazing tribute to his loving wife. Thank you.

Donna




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