Saturday, 29 December 2012

252 IN - Taj Mahal (1983)

Brief Description

"An immense mausoleum of white marble, built in Agra between 1631 and 1648 by order of the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his favourite wife, the Taj Mahal is the jewel of Muslim art in India and one of the universally admired masterpieces of the world's heritage."

"泰姬陵是一座由白色大理石建成的巨大陵墓清真寺,是莫卧儿皇帝沙贾汗(Shah Jahan)为纪念他心爱的妃子于1631年至1648年在阿格拉修建的。泰姬陵是印度穆斯林艺术的瑰宝奇葩,是世界遗产中令世人赞叹的经典杰作之一。"

Source UNESCO WH website


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