Saniya Palace

The Taj Mahal

Once upon a time in 17th century, a moghol emperor lost his wife while she was giving birth to there 14th child. His heart was so broken by the passing of his Pretty that his hair turned grey overnight. He decided to build an extravagant mausoleum in loving memory of his beloved wife. 22 years of building, 20 000 workers, european experts who made the fine marble lace and Pietra Dura decorations with thousands precious stones. The story tells that when this Wonder was finished, the emperor ordered that some worker’s hands be cut off so that they could never build another Taj Mahal.

The Taj Mahal is now one of the 7th wonders of the world. This masterpiece of muslim art financed by Shâh Jahân, whose empire covered the entire indian sub-continent, was built on the river bank of Yamuna from 1631 to 1643. On the left side of the Taj Mahal you can see a red sandstone mosque who sanctifies the place and welcomes the pilgrims.

Get caught by his magic at moonshine or at these so precious instants of dawn or dusk. Then words will be trivial and so maladjusted. The Taj Mahal is a symbol of the greatness and power of the huge moghol empire. It is also a symbol of love, philosophy and mystic, technical prowess, aesthetic miracle, mathematical science and search for influences.