Who ordered the construction of the Taj Mahal?


Who ordered the construction of the Taj Mahal?

Taj Mahal:

One of the great wonders of the world and a symbol of India, the Taj Mahal is a palace in the city of Agra. It was built nearly 400 years ago as a symbol and celebration of love.

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The Mughal emperor Shah Jahan ordered the construction the Taj Mahal.

Shah Jahan wanted the palace built as the tomb for his favorite wife, Mumtaz...

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