Saturday, December 26, 2009

Taj Mahal one of the top landmarks in the world, survey says

Anyone who has booked flights to India may be planning to visit one of the country's best-known landmarks, the Taj Mahal.

According to a recent survey by, it is the third most popular sight to see in the world, after the Eiffel Tower in Paris and St Peter's in Rome.

More than 10,000 travellers voted in the poll, which demonstrates that the 17th century palace still has appeal for modern tourists.

Located in Agra, the Taj Mahal was constructed by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife, Mumtaz Mahal and is described by the Taj Mahal website as "the epitome of love".

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