The Taj Mahal is a mausoleum that was built in Agra, India. It houses the tombs of Mumtaz Mahal and her husband, the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan. The building was constructed with pure white marble, decorated with intricate carvings and paintings, and inlaid with at least 30 different types of gemstones. The construction took over 20 years to finish, beginning in 1632 and finishing in 1653. The Taj Mahal is universally admired as one of the most beautiful buildings in the world.
Yesel Kang Staff Reporter
1. How long did it take for the Taj Mahal to be finished?