[Virtual Tour] The Wonder that is Taj

Archaeological Survey of India

An audio tour of the Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal (Intro)
Taj Mahal - History of the Mughals
Taj Mahal - construction and layout
For the love of Mumtaz Mahal
The Begum's capability
The Real Graves
Shah Jahan and Mumtaz Mahal
The Usurped Throne
The Taj Mahal in Agra
The Wonders of the Taj Mahal
Archaeological Survey of India
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Narrative — Payal Wadhwa, Designer and Interpretation strategist


Text Source:
1. Archeological Survey of India
2. World Heritage Centre, Unesco
3. The Mughal World: Life in India's Last Golden Age by Abraham Eraly, Weidenfeld & Nicolson
4. Muhammad Amin Qazwini, Padshahnama, British Library Asia, Pacific and Africa Collections
5. British Library Learning Archive
6. A History of Architecture, Sir Banister Fletcher.p624, 630.
7. Taj Mahal: Architecture, Symbolism and Urban Significance; Ebba Koch,Institute fur Kunstgeschichte, University of Vienna
8. The Most Magnificent Muslims, William Dalrymple; The New York Review of Books, Nov 22, 2007.

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