The Taj Mahal is celebrated worldwide for its beauty. But did you know its inspiration is said to have come from another spectacular tomb in Agra? We explore the tomb of Itmad ud Daulah, an architectural masterpiece from the Mughal Era
An amazingly large number of people believe that the Taj Mahal in Agra was built over an old Shiva temple which was forcibly taken by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. Here is the story of the man who came up with this tale!
On April fool’s day catch the tale of a Governor General who gets the award for having had the most foolish idea - to dismantle the Taj. The reason will astound you!
While the Taj Mahal is celebrated as a monument of Shah Jahan’s love for Mumtaz Mahal, few are aware that she died in Burhanpur, 900 km away from Agra.
While the Taj Mahal in Agra needs no introduction, there is a beautiful story of a forgotten replica in red, built as a tribute to a loved husband.
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