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The Taj Mahal (India)

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The New Seven Wonders: Taj Mahal, India

The New Seven Wonders: Taj Mahal, India

Phillip Collier
The Taj Mahal, at Agra, India, was built at the request of the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in the 17th century in memory of his wife and queen Mumtaz Mahal who died in AH 1040 (AD 1630). The exquisite architectural structure, designed by the famed Islamic architect Ustad 'Isa, was completed in 1648.
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