Wikijunior:World Heritage Sites/Taj Mahal

The Taj Mahal is a mausoleum built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his third wife Mumtaz Mahal. It is built from white marble and is located in the city of Agra, India.

It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, chosen in 1983 for being "the jewel of Muslim art in India and one of the universally admired masterpieces of the world's heritage". The Taj Mahal has 7–8 million visitors a year.