Minggu, 20 November 2011

Taj Mahal is an amazing historical heritage

Taj Mahal is an amazing historical heritage in the face of the earth. This building historic is the proof that love has an unlimited power. Historic buildings is created because the power of love of Mughal emperor Shah Jahan to his beloved wife Mumtaz-ul-Zamani or Mumtaz Mahal. Its construction took 23 years (1630-1653) and is a masterpiece of Mughal architecture. Shah Jahan, emperor of the Mughal Empire has a great wealth during its heyday.

In 1631 his second wife died while giving birth her daughter Gauhara Begum, their 14th child. Mumtaz Mahal died at the age of 39 years, when it gave birth to the 14th in the year 1631. The Consort's death this makes the King so afflicted. Before he died, Mumtaz request the king made the tomb that has never existed in the world. The King then mobilize 20 thousand workers to carry out the message that his wife. Originally, the mosque was only referred to as the tomb of Mumtaz Mahal, but eventually develop into the Taj Mahal. Taj Mahal when translated means ''crown Palace", an extension of the name Mumtaz Mahal, who came from Persia.
Building materials were brought from all over India and Central Asia using 1000 elephants until the main dome stands 57 meters tall. 28 beautiful stones from around the Asia region is used. Like the red sandstone of Fatehpur Sikri, jasper from Punjab, jade and crystal from China, turquoise from Tibet, lazuli and sapphires from Sri Lanka, coal and stone kornelian from Arabic, and diamonds from Panna. The floor was made of marble which glow from Makrana, Rajasthan. Unlike other Mughal tombs, the Taj Mahal gardens are in front of the tomb. Background of the Taj Mahal is the sky, so the Taj Mahal looks so sparkling with color. The composition of shapes and lines were perfectly symmetrical.
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