Visit to a Historical Place – Taj Mahal
There are many beautiful and worth seeing historical places in India. But the Taj Mahal of Agra is the most beautiful of all. It is a dream in marble. Me and my family visited taj mahal in summer vacations. Taj Mahal is one of the seven wonders of the world. It has both historical as well as cultural value. It is built on the banks of the river Jamuna. My mother told me, Taj Mahal was built by the Moghul Emperor Shahjahan as a mausoleum of his beloved wife known as Mumtaz Mahal, who died in 1630 A.D. The vision cast a spell over me. What a fine lay out indeed! This is what one could say on the spot. It looked white on all sides. The green tufts of glass and the green shoots of hot trees adorned its majestic beauty. Nature’s beauty made the ground of the building look all the more beautiful. We went down the staircase. We found the graves of the king and the queen under the dome in a dark chamber. Multicolored pieces of glass and couplets form the Quran decorated the side walls. The four minarets stood as watch men at each of the main building. The Taj Mahal on a full-moon night, looks like pure white pearl, a sight that cannot be seen elsewhere in the world. A full moonlight followed the next day. We visited the Taj again that night. Its beauty smiled in the silvery light of the moon. It was a memorable scene. My joy knew no bounds when I saw its reflections in the river Jamuna. Clear picture of marble could be seen. I closed my eyes and opened them again to find it was a reality. My uncle told me, when the President of U.S.A. Bill Clinton visited the Taj Mahal in March 2000, he was bowled by its beauty. Before visiting the Taj Mahal, he said there are two types of people in the world - those who saw Taj Mahal and those who didn't. As god is there to bestow nature’s beauty, man’s hand is there to create wonderful pieces of art and architecture. How could man be so perfect in working out the minute details of art? I am...
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