9 Interesting Facts About Taj Mahal

The Taj Mahal is not just famous in India but is a monument renowned across the world. Built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan for his deceased wife Mumtaz, it is emblematic of the emperor’s deep love for his wife and the grief he experienced at her passing.

1. During WW2 the Taj Mahal was covered with a huge scaffold to make it look like a stockpile of Bamboo and misguide any enemy bombers.

2. The four 40-metre tall minarets framing the Taj Mahal were designed to fall away from the precious tomb if they were to collapse.

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