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The history of Taj Mahal
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In this Bytes video, learn about the history of Taj Mahal and also about the significance of today's day.

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palak sharma ji please speak in hindi
Please make a video regarding origin of languages and their propagation throughout the world
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Please enlighten us about the Eygptian history of pyramids and Nile river
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a topic on RERA plz. . ur videos are very interesting .... keep up the gud wrk
History is nice!! hope we get some more information to be covered in this.
Please make a clip on Pattadhakallu,UNESCO Heritage Centre
  1. The Taj Mahal was commissioned by Shah Jahan in 1631, to be built in the memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal


  2. Construction of the Taj Mahal began in 1632


  3. The architecture of the Taj Mahal combines eleiments of IslamiGs ndian, Persian, Ottoman and Turkish stes of art


  4. While earlier Mughal buildings were primarily constructed of red sandstone. Shah Jahan promoted the use of white marble inlaid wit semi-precious stones.


  5. The tomb is the central focus of the entire complex of the Taj Mahal



  6. Each side of the iwan is framed with a huge pishtaq or vaulted archway with two similarly shaped arched balconies stacked on either side.


  7. Lotus design The Onion Dome


  8. Domed chattris


  9. The minarets, which are each more than 40 metres (130 ft) tall, display the designer's penchant for symmetry