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Taj Mahal


Mark Cartwright
by Dennis Jarvis
published on 29 April 2015
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The Taj Mahal, Agra. Built in 1634 CE by Shah Jahan as a mausoleum for his favourite wife Mumtaz Mahall.

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Jarvis, D. (2015, April 29). Taj Mahal. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Jarvis, Dennis. "Taj Mahal." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 29, 2015.

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Jarvis, Dennis. "Taj Mahal." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 29 Apr 2015. Web. 14 Apr 2021.

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