Rahi Gulistan Tourist Complex
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... from palaces and forts all over the region. Apparently the story that he had all of the architects and craftsmen killed so that they could not produce another monument to rival this (a competing story that he only cut off their hands is also common) is a myth. The official story says he gave them all such a generous pension that they never needed to work again. I don't know what to believe - it is a common enough conundrum for me (a guide we had at one of the cities said that no one ...
... these were the wall itself. Then we went to the Taj Mahal itself. The Taj Mahal was amazing! It is my favorite monument so far, I love all of the beautiful symmetry and the epic architecture. They even built a mosque facing the wrong way for the sake of symmetry! Inside it was so detailed and intricate. I took a handstand picture and it looked pretty cool. We had lots and lots of people take pictures with us all day, I didn't really understand why they all ...
... girls. All of the girls, including me, got a simple silver ring as well. Finally we were inside! Though the outside of the building looked like an old mansion, the inside was very modern and grandeur. The inside was air conditioned and had it's own buffet and passed appetizers and drinks. But the outside reception area was already open and buzzing with the other 700 people who had arrived. It became evident quickly that the order wasn't what we were used to. The ceremony would ...
... zu sein. Den Sonnenaufgang haben wir aber leider verpasst, da wir unseren kleinen Lautsprecher und Bobbys Perdespielzeug “Sprinkles” nicht mit ins Taj Mahal bringen durften und somit umständlich zurück zur Garderobe mussten, um diese dort zu lassen. Nachdem wir etwa 2 Sunden in und um das Taj Mahal verbrachten, hatten wir das Gefühl, dass wir dieses architektonische Prachtwerk nun genug bewundert haben und kehrten zurück ins Hotel, wo wir den Rest ...
The tombs were once covered in precious jewels and gold however they are long since gone having been plundered many years ago.
The outside of the Taj Mahal is covered in white marble from India. The Marble has natural crystals embedded in it which makes the Taj glow and twinkle in the sunlight. Many think there are diamonds or precious stones on the marble however that is not the case.