nov 28, 1640 - Taj Mahal
Stone masonry and marble with inlay of precious and semiprecious stones, gardens
Ustad Ahmad Lahori (architect)
Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India
Built in honor of Shah Jahan’s favorite wife Mumtaz Mahal who died during the birth of their 14th child.
Meant to be a permanent resting place for his wife originally referred to as the Luminous Tomb.
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