The ornate detail of this monument is second to none. It’s beauty is marvelous. Like a most delicately carved jewelry box, this architecture built to honor Shah Jahan’s favorite wife, attracts visitors from all over the world.

  In a tour, it was mentioned how the process of carving the white marble and inlaying semi-precious stones was accomplished.

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The ornate white marble coaster embellished with marcasite, lapis lazuli, coral, and other semi-precious stones is one of the most treasured souvenirs.


India is a land of mystery and awe.


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