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The Taj Mahal, India

Mogul emperor Shah Jahan built the Taj Mahal in Agra, India, as a tribute to his favorite wife, who died in childbirth in 1631. The white marble monument, with its sprawling gardens, took more than 15 years to build.



Location: Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India

Height: 73 metres (240 ft)

Built: 1632–53

Built by: Shah Jahan

Architect: Ustad Ahmad Lahauri

Architectural style(s): Mughal architecture

Visitors: 7–8 million (in 2014)

UNESCO World Heritage Site

Year Designated: 1983

Category: Cultural

Criteria: (i)

Reason: The Taj Mahal is an iconic example of Mughal architecture and one of the most well known buildings in the world.

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