How many workers did it take to build the Taj Mahal at Agra, India?

A short history of Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal takes place in India near the River of Jumna River. When we look at the history of Taj Mahal we can see that there is a legendry after the Taj Mahal’s reason of building. The emperor of Mughal Shah Jahan who is the sixth emperor builds this structure on the city of Agra that is the capital of India in that time.taj-mahal

. In order to quash a rebellion, Shah Jahan goes to Burhanpur and then his wife who is pregnant for nine months like always goes with his daughter. The wife of the Shah Jahan is Mumtaz Mahal and they are in love with each other. On this point the horrible events are started, Mumtaz Mahal dies when she is giving her baby and it is the fourteenth babies of them. This event is take place in the year of 1631. Shah Jahan pines away for two years after the dying of his wife and then he quits from the works of state and he starts to interest in art and architecture. After one year when his wife die he starts to build the Taj Mahal. According to the legend, after the Taj Mahaj is built, one of the workers’ arms who are the master of Taj Mahal is cut in order not to build a masterpiece like a Taj Mahal but anybody don’t know about this legend’s reality. It can be not only real but also a mystery or legend. In the building of the Taj Mahal, about 20000 workers work from the different parts of the world such as India, Persia, the Ottoman Empire, and Europe. Its building time takes 22 years and we can say that it is one of the most popular touristic areas in the world. Its building is between the years of 1632 and 1653. It is so magnificent that even today lots of people who see Taj Mahaj is attacted from the beauty of the structure and again even today it is very difficult for modern architectures to build a masterpiece like Taj Mahal is very difficult. It can be said that it can be seen from the most parts of the city that dwell in but with the rapid development of the architecture lots of buildings are going up in the city and as a result they are going to harm the Taj Mahal. It can be said that Taj Mahal is one of the biggest and the most important masterpiece of Turkish-Islam culture. Maybe it is the only masterpiece that is built for love in the world and because of this the reason why it is so important from the point of tourism is the reason of its building. Taj Mahal is one of the buildings fo the world’s seven wonders and this is another reason why millions of tourists from the different parts of the world coming to see Taj Mahal.


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