14 Strange Facts People Don't Know About The Construction of The Taj Mahal

The Taj Mahal was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1983, recognized as a jewel of Muslim art and for being one of the most admired masterpieces of human culture and ingenuity. With more than eight million people visiting annually, the Taj Mahal - though relatively new compared to some of the world’s most famous monuments such as the Parthenon, the Pyramids, and the Coliseum - has rightfully earned a prestigious place in history for its unique architecture and art. Read on to understand just why this gorgeous mausoleum has been declared one of the “New 7 Wonders of the World.” 

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