Taj Mahal is a magnificent monument, built by Mughal Emperor, Shah Jahan, as a tribute to his wife, Mumtaz Mahal, and their love. Thus, it is also described as an 'Epitome of Love'. The word Taj Mahal, with Taj meaning crown and Mahal meaning palace, means 'Crown Palace'. Built entirely out of white marble, this memorial is counted amongst of the Seven Wonders of the World. The exquisite carvings, delicate ornamentation, studded gemstones and picturesque environs of the monument only add to its splendor.
People from different parts of the world come to Taj Mahal not only to
see its breathtaking beauty, but also to witness the ever-lasting love,
which led a person to build such a splendid edifice in the memory of his
wife. Today, Taj Mahal tour package is very popular amongst both the
domestic as well as international travelers. Situated on the embankments
of Yamuna River, Taj Mahal represents undying love of a husband for his
beloved wife. Anyone who has ever been to India on a tour would, most
probably, have visited the magnificent Taj Mahal.