Free Essays on The Taj Mahal

  1. The Taj Mahal

      The Taj​  ​ Mahal       Year of Construction​ : 1631 Completed In​ : 1653 Time Taken​ : 22 years Built By​ : Shah Jahan Dedicated to​ : Mumtaz​  ​ Mahal (Arjumand​  ​ Bano Begum), the wife of Shah Jahan Location​ : Agra (Uttar Pradesh) The Taj​  M ​ahal stands in the city of Agra in the northern Indian...

  2. Taj Mahal

    j The Taj Mahal is a mausoleum located in Agra, India, that was built under Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his favorite wife, Mumtaz Mahal.The Taj Mahal (also "the Taj") is considered the finest example of Mughal architecture, a style that combines elements from Persian, Turkish, Indian, and...

  3. Taj Mahal

    of Taj Industries in Agra and their effect Historical Background of Taj The Taj Mahal is a mausoleum located in Agra, India, built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his favorite wife, Mumtaz Mahal. The Taj Mahal (also...

  4. The Unique Architecture of Taj Mahal and Symbolism

    called the Taj Mahal. Taj Mahal is India’s most famous architectural wonder and also one of the most beautiful work of art. Taj Mahal is now located in the heart of Agra, India. Taj Mahal stands on the bank on river Yamuna. Taj Mahal is said to be one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Taj Mahal is one of...

  5. Taj Mahal

    EVE PROJECT NEW DELHI (AP) — Air pollution is turning the Taj Mahal, India's famed white-marble monument to love, a decidedly unromantic yellow. But as with many aging beauties, a therapeutic mud pack has been recommended to restore its natural allure. A report put before India's Parliament on Monday...

  6. Report on Taj mahal Palace hotel, Mumbai

    Name - Rohan Ganesh Roll no - KHR2011- BAIHM-60 Batch - Winter Training Duration - 15th November, 2012 - 30th April, 2013 Property - The Taj Mahal Palace And Tower, Mumbai. Improving the quality ...

  7. The Taj Mahal

    Taj Mahal - The Taj - is the "King Emperor" amongst the World Wonders. The Taj is the final achievement and acme of the Mughal Art. It represents the most refined aesthetic values. It is a fantasy-like grandeur. It is the perfect culmination and artistic interplay of the architects' skill the jewellers'...

  8. Taj Mahal

    When I see Taj Mahal as a painting, I see with an awe in my eyes, When I see Taj Mahal as a photograph, I feel as though I view Heaven….. When I see Taj Mahal as a miniature, I long to hold that paradise…. When I see Taj Mahal in real, tears roll down my eyes…… No wonder Taj Mahal is undoubtedly...

  9. Tip for SC

    with whatever noun that is doing the action of the ‘-ing’ word coming immediately after the comm. For example  Rivaling the Taj Mahal in beauty,…… (whatever is rivaling the Taj should come after the comma)  Running the first mile quickly,……. (whoever is running the first mile quickly should come after...

  10. Phillippine Poverty

    one.) Statue of Christ Redeemer, Brazil Machu Picchu, Peru Chichen Itza Pyramid, Mexico Great Wall of China Petra, Jordan Colosseum, Italy Taj Mahal, India Seven Wonders of the Ancient World: (Select one.) Great Pyramid of Giza, Egypt Colossus of Rhodes, Greece Lighthouse of Alexandra, Egypt ...

  11. International Hotel Management: Hospitality and Leisure

    IMS Sondhi Submitted By : Kunal Kumar Submitted On : 21/10/2008 Summary The Taj Palace Hotel, New Delhi is a perfect embodiment of all qualities synonymous with the quality of Taj Hotels, Resorts & Palaces. Standing apart in service, its facilities and of course, in its distinguished...

  12. Hospitality Mangement

    Culture of Hotel Analysis of Service Quality Ocean Village Cruise Organisational Culture of Hotel Analysis of Service Quality Taj Mahal Organisational Culture of Hotel Analysis of Service Quality Mirch Masala Restaurant Organisational Culture of Hotel Analysis...

  13. 1 in Same Measures: Harappa to Taj

    the Indian subcontinent. From the Harappan settlements of 2000 B. C. and the Delhi Iron Pillar of Gupta period (320–600 AD) to the 17th century Taj Mahal, the unit 'angulam' had remained the standard of measurement in engineering plans, says Ramamurthy Balasubramaniam from the Indian Institute of Technology...

  14. Misconceptions of Intimacy

    but he refuses to take that last step and finally get over his ex. After the death of Patrick’s ex, Aless helped in spreading her ashes over the Taj Mahal, to Aless, this was all she could take. Aless and Patrick had a deep conversation in which Patrick realized he was finally over his ex. In the beginning...

  15. What Were the Sources for the Design of the Taj Mahal?

    What were the sources for the design of the Taj Mahal? Conceived as both an instrument of propaganda and of an earthly replica of the house of Mumtaz in paradise, the Taj Mahal is considered one of the most beautiful and symbolic buildings in the world. It is the finest examples of Mughal architecture...

  16. Inca & Aztecs

    conquest and raised taxes to finance such actions. Jahangir ended up relocating the capital from Agra to Delhi, and approved the construction of the Taj Mahal in Agra. A struggle for power then started in the 1650s between Shah's sons, Dara Shikoh ended up ruling and attempting to continue Akbar's famous...

  17. Multan

    Shangri-La Snak Bar 513131 13 Al-Sana 542601-512494 14 New Relux 511688 15 Al-Qamar 540092-514169 16 Gild 516465 17 Shahrose 544547 18 Taj Mahal 549319 19 Tasty Plus 778333-778222 20 Food Festival 543969...

  18. amar jawan

    year except the months of summers i.e. from May-July in India. Tour Highlights Jaipur: In Jaipur the sightseeing tour will include a visit to Hawa Mahal. Also, known as Palace of Winds, this semi- octagonal edifice is an erstwhile regal residence of royal ladies. The city tour will include a visit to...

  19. taj group of hotels

    Segmentation: The segmentation of the Taj group of hotels is mainly upon lifestyle and income. It focuses on upper class, luxury, leisure travellers and business professional. TAJ LUXURY HOTELS: TAJ PALACE, TAJ MAHAL, TAJ BENGAL, TAJ WEST END Vivanta by TAJ Offer finest standard of hospitality...

  20. The Taj Mahal

    APAH The Taj Mahal In 1631, Shah Jahan, emperor during the Mughal empire's period of greatest prosperity, was grief-stricken when his third wife, Mumtaz Mahal, died during the birth of their 14th child, Gauhara Begum. A year after this happened, construction of the Taj Mahal began. Taj Mahal means the’...

  21. Taj Mahal. Origin and inspiration

    Taj"[3]) 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 of the universally admired masterpieces of the world's heritage"...

  22. Taj Mahal A Symbol of Power

    The Taj Mahal as a Symbol of Power The reasons behind why the Taj Mahal was built are somewhat unclear and fuzzy. The popular belief is that Shah Jahan built it purely out of love for his favorite wife, Mumtaz Mahal. While it is exciting to think that some one built something as magnificent and beautiful...

  23. The Taj Mahal

    The Taj Mahal The magnificent monument in India is the every lover’s journey, it is the ultimate tribute to love, a stunning piece of marble which reflects the image of love and beauty. it was built by Mughaual empire Shah Jahal as a dedicate monument to his beloved wife, Mumtaz Mahal.Taj Mahal is now...

  24. Facts of Taj Hotels

    Established in 1903, Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces is one of Asia's largest and finest group of hotels, comprising 67 hotels in 45 locations across India with an additional 16 international hotels in the Maldives, Malaysia, Australia, UK, USA, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Africa and the Middle East. From world-renowned...

  25. Contemporary Sacred Architecture

    stand out due to economic reasons. However, it would be very stupid of us to miss out on such opportunities and rely on ancient monuments like the Taj Mahal to be the representative of our country. The topic is needed to ignite the thought that if there is someone to take a step forward...

  26. Human Right

    applied it on several occasions. In the Taj Trapezium Case, applying the precautionary approach the Supreme Court ordered a number of industries in the area surrounding the Taj Mahal to relocate or introduce pollution abatement measures in order to protect the Taj from deterioration and damage. ...

  27. Taj Mahal GiaMariakis

     Taj Mahal Specific purpose: To inform my audience about how and why the Taj Mahal was built. Central Idea: (SLIDE) The Taj Mahal is a beautiful and timeless creation that took much thought but the history and love that went into it is just as astounding. Introduction: Attention Getter: The Taj Mahal...

  28. Analysis of Terrorism in India

    on November 26, 2008. 26 Foreigners were killed in the firing. At least 4 Americans were killed. The 19th Floor of Oberoi Hotel and the 5th floor of Taj hotel were captured by the terrorists. Most of the visitors in the hotel had been released. The terrorists hijacked a police vehicle after killing 3...

  29. Islamic Art of Varanasi

    architectural concept in Indian Art. Masjid is known for its simplicity but a Maqbara could be either simple or a highly decorated structure like Taj Mahal. The Maqbara usually consists of a solitary compartment or Maqbara chamber known as the huzrah in the centre of which is the cenotaph or Zaeih. The...

  30. Beauty of Tajmahal

    “Beauty of Taj MahalTaj Mahal is one of the most beautiful and magnificent building of the world because of its landscape, marbles, paintings, and most important is the history. Taj Mahal is a universal symbol of the power of love. Its stunning architectural beauty is beyond adequate description...

  31. Taj Mahal

    Taj Mahal The Taj Mahal is one of the iconic 7 wonders of the world. It is a major tourism spot in Agra, India. It was built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his favorite wife (out of three), Mumtaz Mahal. It was built in 1631, and took 22 full years to complete this massive structure. The...

  32. mugal arcitch

    the reign of Shah Jahan, who constructed the Jama Masjid, the Red Fort, the Shalimar Gardens in Lahore, and the most famous Mughal monument, the Taj Mahal, as well as many other fine examples of the style. While Shah Jahan's son Aurangzeb commissioned some buildings such as the Badshahi Mosque in...

  33. work

    Seven “NEW” Wonders of the World! Mr. Peel’s www.HistoryClassRoom.com Christ the Redeemer, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Machu Picchu, Peru Taj Mahal, India The Colosseum, Rome, Italy Great Wall of China Petra, Jordan Chichén Itzá, Mexico SEVEN “NEW” WONDERS OF THE WORLD ! Extra...

  34. Doing Business in India

    parts of Asia. Indian architecture is one area that represents the diversity of Indian culture. Much of it, including notable monuments such as the Taj Mahal and other examples of Mughal architecture and South Indian architecture, comprises a blend of ancient and varied local traditions from several parts...

  35. Outline on Seven Wonders in the World

    II. Modern wonders – seven wonders in modern world – Taj Mahal, The Great Wall of China, Colliseum, Grand Canyon, Macchu Picchu, Itza, Petra Jordan. A. Taj Mahal 1. History 2. Specialty a. What makes the Taj Mahal special. B. The Great Wall of China 1. History ...

  36. Statement of Purpose

    domestic with 5 star super deluxe hotel chains Like Oberoi Udaivilas , Taj Lake Palace, Taj Mahal Hotel, Leela Palace and many more Luxury hotels properties in India but many more hotel chains in my Punjab region Such as JW Marroitt , Taj Hotel ,Park Plaza – A sarover Hotel in Chandigarh, Majestic Park Plaza...

  37. REPORT

    sightseeing tour of Taj Mahal. Taj Mahal, with its incredible lacy white grandeur and loveliness is perhaps the most perfect architectural monument in the world. Emperor Shahjahan constructed this most famous and incomparable Mughal monument in memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. It is the most extravagant...

  38. Sustaibability Project Relate to Hotel Industry

    hospitality. The Mughal Hotel Agra is on 35 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens and close to the Taj Mahal. Guests can plan a trip to Mathura, Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary, Dayal Bagh and the famous monument, Taj Mahal. (www.itcportal.com) 1.2 ITC Mughal Agra hotel is offers a heated outdoor pool, a fitness center...

  39. The Taj Group of Hotels Report

    THE TAJ GROUP OF HOTELS The Company was incorporated in 1902 and it opened its first hotel, The Taj Mahal Palace & Tower, Mumbai, in 1903. The Company then undertook major expansion of The Taj Mahal Palace & Tower, Mumbai by constructing an adjacent tower block and increasing the number of rooms...

  40. Taj Mahal - Architecture and Symbolisms

    S Y N O P S I S S U B J Е C T : H I S T O R Y TOPIC : The Taj Mahal : History, Architecture & Symbolisms Submittеd By : Anupal Dasgupta 1st Sеmеstеr, 1st Yеar B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) Dr. RMLNLU, Lucknow Roll No. : 26 Submittеd To : Mrs. Vandana Singh Asstt...

  41. Mumbai 26/11

    and wounding at least 308.[2][3][9] Eight of the attacks occurred in South Mumbai: at Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, the Oberoi Trident,[10] the Taj Mahal Palace & Tower,[10] Leopold Cafe, Cama Hospital (a women and children's hospital),[10] the Orthodox Jewish-owned Nariman House,[11] the Metro...

  42. The Effect of Air Pollution on the Taj Mahal

    pollution on the Taj Mahal As said by Mark Twain, ‘’ The world is split into two parts, those that have seen the Taj Mahal and those who have not’’. The Taj Mahal of Agra is one of the Seven Wonders of the World for reasons more than just looking magnificent. It’s the history of the Taj Mahal that adds a...

  43. One Sunday Before the War

    and one aim.’ Is that not our answer? Singularity of thoughts? The mind having One goal, One aim? How many times have we heard our jewel, the Taj mahal of Indian cricket, Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar tell us all that all that he was thinking about, one step before reaching his countless mile stones were...

  44. Historical Sites In The World

    killed them off. Taj Mahal Machu Picchu Built in the 1600s, this building is a testament to undying love. Located in Agra, India, this white marble tomb built for Emperor Shah Jahan’s deceased wife is a must-see for everyone. In 1983, it was named a UNESCO World Heritage site. The Taj sees between...

  45. Commodification of Culture

    the entire process of culture being commodified in Asian Tourism Campaigns. India India is a land of immense diversity. Mother Theresa, Gandhi, Taj Mahal, Bollywood, four Miss World and two Miss Universe can be found in India. The Indian Sari is worn all over the world even by famous Hollywood stars...

  46. Environmental Issues in India

    health risks for its people and is slowly but surely taking steps .It also appeared that the excessive pollution was having an adverse effect on the Taj Mahal. [edit]Noise pollution The Supreme Court of India gave a significant verdict on noise pollution in 2005.[17] Unnecessary honking of vehicles...

  47. Taj Mahal

    grief-stricken when his third wife, Mumtaz Mahal, died during the birth of their 14th child, Gauhara Begum.[13] Construction of the Taj Mahal began in 1632.[14] The court chronicles of Shah Jahan's grief illustrate the love story traditionally held as an inspiration for Taj Mahal.[15][16] The principal mausoleum...

  48. Taj Mahal

    The Taj Mahal is a historical monument. It is situated on the bank of Yamuna river in Agra. It is a beautiful tomb of Mumtaz Mahal. Taj Mahal is called the wonder of the world. It was made by Emperor Shahjahan in the loving memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. It is made of pure white marble of Makrana...

  49. The Brave New World: India- a Nation in Transition.

    poor people survive by cheating upon gullible tourists[the scene where young Jamal acts as a tourist guide to an American couple referring to the Taj Mahal as a “big five-star hotel”], or join hands with the conmen and take to bad ways. Interestingly, Latiqa is portrayed as the victim of the patriarchal...

  50. Teaching the English Article to Non-Native Speakers

    having any difference between them. We say: England, Romania, Bucharest, Buckingham Palace, but The Gambia, (The) Lebanon, The Hague, The Ukraine, The Taj Mahal, The Eiffel Tower or the contrast in the five boroughs of New York City - Staten Island, Queens, Manhattan, Brooklyn, and The Bronx. 3.1. The...

  51. Indus Valley Civilization

    population growth rate of 1.38% per annum; there are 22.01 births per 1,000 people per year. Culture [pic] The Taj Mahal in Agra was built by Shah Jahan as memorial to wife Mumtaz Mahal. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site considered to be of "outstanding universal value". India's culture is marked...

  52. Fds

    contaminated thus, causing an ideal location for disease. Of course, there is the beauty and enigma of India, the ! mystery of the mausoleum known as the Taj Mahal and the serenity one experiences by practicing yoga on the banks of the holy Ganges, as well as other tourist attractions. However, they are merely...

  53. Securities Market in India

    the most televised structure in India? I am told that a study has revealed that it is not the Rastrapati Bhawan or Parliament House; it is not the Taj Mahal; it is not even the abode of Lord Tirupati; it is the Pheroze Jeejeebhoy Towers which houses the oldest securities market participant in India, i...

  54. the taj mahal

    The Taj Mahal (/ˌtɑːdʒ məˈhɑːl/, more often /ˈtɑːʒ/;[3] Persian for Crown of Palaces[4]) is an ivory-white marble mausoleum on the south bank of the Yamuna river in the Indian city of Agra. It was commissioned in 1632 by the Mughal emperor, Shah Jahan (reigned 1628–1658), to house the tomb of his favorite...

  55. Junni

    The most interesting places in agra, India are Taj Mahal, and Jama Masjid (mosque). Taj Mahal is a symbol of Love,the love of a King for his queen.Here lovers meet by moonlit nights ,lovers-unsung unseen. From 1631 A.D., it took 22 years in the making. An estimated 20,000 people worked to complete the...

  56. what is an essay

    giraffe tails have all been used as money. Shakespeare invented the words “assassination” and “bump.” There is no solid proof of who built the Taj Mahal. Australian Rules football was originally designed to give cricketers something to play during the off season. The male seahorse carries the...

  57. Humanities Time Line

    period, Moliere (1622-1673) Taj Mahal, India (1630-1648) Jean Racine (1639-1699) Sir Isaac Newton (1642-1727) J.S. Bach (1685-1750) The Taj Mahal is a white marble mausoleum in the city of Agra; India.it was built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan to honor Mumtaz Mahal, his beloved third wife. She...

  58. The Influence of Fashion Magazines on the Body Image Satisfaction of College Women: an Exploratory Analysis.

    which they worship. Close up of floral motifs and geometrical patterns, Quwwat-ul-Islam Mosque, Qutb Complex, New Delhi, India Side sanctuary of Taj Mahal masjid, Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India. Full o f floral patterns and geometric shapes in architecture. Also note the vibrant colors. Through the influence...

  59. Taj Mahal & Fibonacci Series

    Taj Mahal (Islamic Architecture) It was in the memory of his beloved wife that Shah Jahan built a magnificent monument as a tribute to her, which we today known as the "Taj Mahal". The construction of Taj Mahal started in the year 1631. Masons, stonecutters, inlayers, carvers, painters, calligraphers...

  60. Valuation

    in Iran most structures done in brick/ the tile is done in blue colors/ elongated dome: associated with Islamic architecture Taj Mahal 1650 Agra, India Tomb of Mamtaz Mahal wife of Mughal ruler, Shah Jahan Geometric design/ mausoleum/ elaborate garden/ synthesis of many elements of Islamic architecture...