In 1997 we attended a conference in Delhi. During our stay we managed a quick trip to Agra and Jaipur. The magnificient /Taj Mahal/ is certainly one of the world/s great architectural feats and is located on the banks of the Yamuna River in Agra. It was built as a memorial for Shah Jehan/s wife, Mumtaz Muhal, who he was married to for 18 years and who bore him 14 children. He was heart-broken when she died in 1630 and the Shah embarked on building a memorial to her which would live forever. The Taj Mahal, /Crown ... (more)