What Is the Taj Mahal Used for?


The Taj Mahal was basically built as a mausoleum for Emperor Shah Jahan's wife, Mumtaz Mahal, from 1631 to 1653. 'Taj Mahal' in English means 'Crown Palace'. This excellent example of Mughal architecture became a UNESCO World Heritage Site, in 1983, and is now a renowned tourist attraction.
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