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Republic of India


Country profile:

Location: South Asia.
Borders: Pakistan, China, Nepal, Bhutan, Myanmar, Bangladesh.
Capital: New Delhi.
Area: 3,287,263 km2.
Population: 1,310,069,000.
Currency: Indian rupee INR.
Independence from UK: year 1947.

Travel articles about India

Visit Taj Mahal Mausoleum Complex in Agra – India

Pictures of the Taj Mahal that will make you want to visit India now!

Visit Taj Mahal The Taj Mahal, located in Agra, is a magical place. Taj Mahal is located near the city of Agra, in the North of India. It’s one of the most famous manmade structures in the world, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. If you want to visit Taj Mahal, you have to go to the monument gate early morning. Try to be the first on the queue. The Taj Mahal was built by orders of emperor Shah Jahan, and it was finished in 1648. It’s a monumental compound of buildings built around the mausoleum of Mumtaz Mahal, the emperor’s favorite wife. She died giving birth while on a hunting trip with her husband. On her death bed, she requested that her husband built a monument that could honor their love for each other and asked him to celebrate the anniversary of her death every year onwards. That’s how…

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