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Given here is information about the geographical location of Taj Mahal in Agra, India.

Taj Mahal Location

Taj Mahal LocationTaj Mahal is one of the most visited tourist attractions in India. The carefully planned location of Taj Mahal makes it easily reachable from anywhere in Agra. It is located in the heart of Agra city. The exact geographical location of Taj Mahal in Agra is 27°10'30o North and 78°02'32o East.

During the reign of Shah Jahan, Agra was the primary Mughal capital and that is why he chose to build the Taj Mahal in Agra. The Taj Mahal is located on the banks of the River Yamuna, which makes the beauty of the Taj grow manifolds. It is this location that gives the Taj Mahal its unique looks and spectacular photographic scenery during sunrise and full moon nights.

The location of Taj Mahal is such that it can be viewed easily from the Agra fort that lies across the banks of River Yamuna. It is said that Shah Jahan in his last days, used to gaze at Taj Mahal from the Agra fort and admire its beauty and long to be united with his beloved wife again. He was imprisoned by his son Aurangzeb in the Agra fort and was left to die there.

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