Agra is home to the iconic Taj Mahal, a mausoleum built for the Mughal ruler Shah Jahan’s wife
The Taj Mahal is one of the most famous buildings in the world, the mausoleum of Shah Jahan's favourite wife. It is an acknowledged masterpiece of symmetry. Verses of the Quran are inscribed on it and at the top of the gate are twenty-two small domes, signifying the number of years the monument took to build. The T?j Mahal was built on a marble platform that stands above a sandstone one.