• Mumbai
    square kilometre. As Bombay, the city grew to prominence under British colonial rule and is littered with monuments to the Raj. Next to the iconic Taj Mahal hotel, built in 1903 and combining Moorish, oriental and Florentine influences, is the Gateway of India, built to commemorate the arrival of George...
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  • k12 worl curriculum
    culture of China because it will give them a better notion of what the country is all about. Discover India History and Summary The home of the Taj Mahal, one of the seven modern wonders of the world, India is the second-most populous country in the world, the seventh-largest in area and the most populous...
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  • British Colonization and Effet
    hunting and tea parties reminded them of their home country. As they settled in English became the official language of the country replacing Hindi. The Taj Mahal is such an example of the lack of respect for the Indian culture. David Carroll reports: "…By the nineteenth century, its grounds were a favourite...
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  • Essays
    [4] The official language of the Union Government of Republic of India is Standard Hindi, whileEnglish is the secondary official language.[5] The constitution of India states that "The official language of the Union shall be Hindi inDevanagari script."[6] a position supported by a High Court ruling.[7] However...
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  • Culture of India
    by the medieval Indo-Persian culture, exemplified by its musical, culinary and architectural designs such as theHindustani classical music and the Taj Mahal, while the culture of South India developed largely independent of foreign influences — three of the four languages classified asclassical languages...
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  • indian culture
    exclusive castes, and combining the physical traits of several major racial groups (Compton’s). The modern nation of India (also known by its ancient Hindi name, Bharat) is smaller than the Indian Empire formerly ruled by Britain. Burma (now Myanmar), a mainly Buddhist country lying to the east, was administratively...
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  • Taj Mahal
    The Taj Mahal, Arga, India, was commissioned by Shah Jahan, fifth emperor of the Mughal Empire, to be created by Ahmad Lahawri of Lahore in 1641. The Taj Mahal literally means “Crown Palace.” It is constructed out of white marble and is 17.70 meters in diameter and 24.4 meters in height making it one...
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  • A Tour Guide to Goa
    India: Agra AGRA Agra’s Taj Mahal is one of the most famous buildings in the world, the mausoleum of Shah Jahan’s favorite wife, Mumtaz Mahal. It is one of the New Seven Wonders of the world, and one of three World Heritage Sites in Agra. Completed in 1653, the T?j Mahal was built by the Mughal king...
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  • Dhruv
    The Taj Mahal consists of a group of structures including a mosque and guesthouse built of red sandstone and the main structure, which houses both the real and the decorative tombs of Mumtaz Mahal and Shah Jahan. The Taj Mahal is situated on a raised platform that is over 6 meters high. The actual tombs...
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  • Taj Mahal
    The Taj Mahal For many years, the Taj Mahal has inspired many people. It was one of the most immaculate architectural creations of the world. It has drawn people from all walks of life to witness this ultimate memorial and few have been unmoved by its unmatched beauty. Not only was the Taj Mahal...
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  • Taj Mahal
    historical places in India, but the Taj Mahal of Agra is the most intriguing palace in the world. b. Today I will be talking about the Taj Mahal. c. I will be covering three main points such as why it was built, how it was built and what it is today. II. Body a. Why the Taj mahal was built. i. According to...
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  • Taj Mahal
    THINKING) TOPIC : GEO TORISM (TAJ MAHAL) PREPAID BY : SITI SAFFIYYAH TABLE OF CONTENTS CONTENTS | PAGE | Acknowledgement | | | | Taj Mahal | | History of Taj Mahal | | Building materials used for the construction | | The attractive of Taj Mahal | | * Interior | | ...
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  • The Taj-Mahal
    The TAJ MAHAL – A symbol of Love In my opinion, The Taj Mahal would be a great place for a travel brochure. I visited Taj Mahal few years ago with my family. The Taj Mahal is located in Agra, close to the capital of India, Delhi. I had been hearing about the beauty and the story behind it since my childhood...
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  • Informative Speech
     INTRODUCTION I. The Taj Mahal is truly a spectacular symbol of craftsmanship, love, and art all combined. A. The Taj Mahal is one of the Eight Wonders of the world that is built in Agra, India. B. The Taj Mahal was created out of love for the fourth Mogul Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his second...
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  • 2nd Amendment
    enchant you. History of the Taj Mahal The Taj is a mausoleum located in Agra, India, that was built by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan, the grandson of Emperor Akbar, in the memory of his deceased queen Arjumand Banu Begum, who was more popularly known as Mumtaz Mahal who was also the niece of empress...
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    29th April, 2013 | | | Taj Mahal Table of Contents Introduction 2 Who built theTaj Mahal 2 What materials are used to build theTaj Mahal 2 Current and future condition of Taj Mahal 3 Conclusion 4 References 5 Introduction Taj Mahal is a beautiful building and it is considered...
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  • Bhavesh
    CONSTRUCTION OF TAJMAHAL AT AGRA, INDIA Introduction: The Taj Mahal is a white marble mausoleum located in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India. It was built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his third wife, Mumtaz Mahal. The Taj Mahal is widely recognized as "the jewel of Muslim art in India and one...
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  • Taj Mahal
    The beauty of Taj is unique. It is considered to be one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Its architecture and carving work on the marble is beyond imagination. It is the crescendo of architecture. It is more than 350 years old. Its unique beauty attracts the attention of the people of the country and...
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  • Tea Industry
    | TAJ MAHAL TEA | | | 5th Sept. ‘11 | A Marketing Analysis | | PG-B (2011-13) | | Abhiskek Rajan (#103)Kshitij Registrar (#121)Prateek Meharia (#138) | K.K. Srinivas (#118) Prashant Rathor (#137)Punit Rajmohan (#140) | | | | Contents INTRODUCTION 2 Product 2 Branding & Advertising...
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  • Taj Mahal
    Taj Mahal ताज महल تاج محل | Southern view of the Taj Mahal. | Location | Agra, India | Coordinates | 27.174799°N 78.042111°E | Elevation | 171 m (561 ft) | Built | 1632–1653[citation needed] | Architect | Ustad Ahmad Lahauri | Architectural style(s) | Mughal | Visitation | More than...
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