Replicas of Taj Mahal in India are worth a visit !
A symbol of true love, built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in the 17th century, Taj Mahal in Agra is one of the most loved and famous monuments in the world. But do you know Taj Mahal has replicas in India?
These replicas of Taj Mahal are built by people who are inspired by Taj Mahal in Agra. If you have already been to Taj Mahal in Agra, you must definitely visit these replicas and find out what makes them beautiful too.
1. Bibi Ka Maqbara:
Built by Aurangzeb’s son, Prince Azam Shah in the memory of his mother Rabia Durrani, Bibi ka Maqbara has stood since 1678 and has a similar architecture as Taj Mahal. It has beautiful surroundings and is worth exploring. Also referred as Taj of Deccan, Bibi ka Maqbara has four minarets along with a mausoleum and lush green gardens.
2. Mini Taj Mahal, Bulandshahr:
Situated in Bulandshahr, this replica of Taj Mahal is referred as Mini Taj Mahal. Built by retired postmaster Faizul Hasan Qadari, its also symbol of love built in memory of his wife. It is known that Qadari sold his farmland and spent all his savings to build this epitome of love.
Famous for its Seven Wonders Park, Kota is home to replicas of the seven wonders of the world. It attracts a lot of visitors and replica of Taj Mahal is a major structure that draws many tourists.
Situated on Bannerghatta Road in Bangalore, this replica of Taj Mahal has been built by Malaysian artist Shekar. It is made up of materials like wood, fibre plywood, Silverwood and plaster of Paris. It was built in around 2 months and required 150 people to build it.
Located within the Chota Imambara complex, Lucknow, the Shahzadi ka Maqbara is a small-scale replica of Taj Mahal. It was built in memory of Princess Zinat Asiya, daughter of the third emperor of Awadh, King Mohammad Ali Shah Bahadur. It is made up of bricks and covered with white plaster.
A visit to these replicas of Taj Mahal will leave you enthralled and inspire you in many ways. Book a tour from Indiator now.
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