Seven Wonders of the World

Pyramids of Giza | Wall of China | Petra | Colosseum | Chichen Itz | Machu Picchu | Taj Mahal | Christ the Redeemer | Background

Taj Mahal
The Taj Mahal, or 'Crown of the Palace' is an ivory white marble mausoleum on the right bank of the river Yamuna, It was ordered to be built in 1631 by the 5th Mughal emperor, Shan Jahan to house the tomb of his, most favourite, wife.