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TAJ MAHAL

TAJ MAHAL - world wonder, symbol of love
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Top 10 Most Interesting Facts About Taj Mahal


1. Taj Mahal appears pink in the morning, white in the day and changes its color to golden in the moon light.


2. The pillars surrounding Taj Mahal are slightly tilted outwards so that in the event of an earthquake they will fall away from the tomb.


3. An identical Taj Mahal was supposed to be built in black marble instead of white. The base of it can still be seen across the river.


4. Over 1,000 elephant were used to transport building materials during the construction.


5. In all, 28 types of precious and semi-precious stones were inlaid into the white marble.


6. The Taj Mahal in India is perfectly symmetrical, except for one thing. The two tombs inside are not equal in size. This is because the male tomb has to be larger than the female tomb.


7. The Taj Mahal costs in today’s money about US $100 million.


8. It took 22 years and 22,000 people to complete the Taj Mahal.


9. Twenty thousand workers were employed for the construction work of the Taj Mahal.


10. Emperor ordered to chop off the hands of the workers who had constructed the Taj Mahal so no one could make anything like it.



ramyadevims Uploaded by ramyadevims on . TAJ MAHAL - Desktop Nexus Abstract Download free wallpapers and background images: TAJ MAHAL. Desktop Nexus Abstract background ID 147792. Top 10 Most Interesting Facts About Taj Mahal


1. Taj Mahal appears pink in the morning, white in the day and changes its color to golden in the moon light.


2. The pillars surrounding Taj Mahal are slightly tilted outwards so that in the event of an earthquake they will fall away from the tomb.


3. An identical Taj Mahal was supposed to be built in black marble instead of white. The base of it can still be seen across the river.


4. Over 1,000 elephant were used to transport building materials during the construction.


5. In all, 28 types of precious and semi-precious stones were inlaid into the white marble.


6. The Taj Mahal in India is perfectly symmetrical, except for one thing. The two tombs inside are not equal in size. This is because the male tomb has to be larger than the female tomb.


7. The Taj Mahal costs in today’s money about US $100 million.


8. It took 22 years and 22,000 people to complete the Taj Mahal.


9. Twenty thousand workers were employed for the construction work of the Taj Mahal.


10. Emperor ordered to chop off the hands of the workers who had constructed the Taj Mahal so no one could make anything like it.



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Uploaded By: ramyadevims
Date Uploaded: August 04, 2009
Filename: 3d-taj-mahal.jpg
Original Resolution: 1024x768
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Category: 3D and CG

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