The iconic Taj Mahal is located in Agra, India and has become a true landmark of the country. The building was commissioned by the emperor, Shah Jahan, in 1632 to become the resting place of his beloved wife, Mumtaz Mahal. The building of the structure took two decades and more than 20,000 workers.

When the emperor passed in 1666 he was buried right next to his wife in the Taj Mahal, forever together.




This week’s #g1photofriday was uploaded by user @Mike Pierce using the hashtag #gate1travel. This reflective view was taken in Agra, India at the Taj Mahal. Be sure to tag your photos on social media with #gate1travel or #g1photofriday to be featured. Check out Gate 1 Travel’s India trips here!

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