"DK Eyewitness Travel Taj Mahal" will lead you straight to the best features this mesmerizing masterpiece has on offer. This beautifully illustrated travel guide showcases the must-sees of one of the Seven Wonders of the World, built as a tomb by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan for his favorite wife, Mumtaz Mahal. Rely on the clear ground plan, expert historical background and map to explore the superbly crafted lotus pool, motifs, pavilions, and stunning mausoleum. The guide highlights the attractions of the surrounding region including the unmissable sites of the city of Agra and the walled city of Fatehpur Sikri as well as practical information on how to reach the Taj Mahal and an essential checklist ahead of arrival. Packed with crucial tourist information and vibrant photography, this is your complete guide to this stunning Indian architectural masterpiece. Don't miss a thing at the Taj Mahal with the "DK Eyewitness Travel Guide".