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Shāh Jahān (1592—1666)

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Taj Mahal


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A mausoleum at Agra built by the Mogul emperor Shah Jahan (1592–1666) in memory of his favourite wife, completed c.1649. Set in formal gardens, the domed building in white marble is reflected in a pool flanked by cypresses.

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