Grade 7
A Closer Look
  The Taj Mahal
(Use with p. 184.)

Learn more about India's most famous tomb, the Taj Mahal, by visiting these Internet sites.

Artifice Great Buildings Online: Taj Mahal
Check out this site for quick facts about the Taj Mahal and fantastic photographs of the monument.
http://www.artifice.com/cgi-bin/gbc-building.cgi/Taj_Mahal.html

The Majestic Taj Mahal
Explore the design and layout of this beautiful tomb with the maps, photographs, descriptions, and artists' creations at this site. You can view the gardens, the detached gateway, the mosque, the rest house, and the actual tomb. This site also provides information on the architecture, construction, and history of the Taj Mahal.
http://www.taj-mahal.net/augEng/main_screen.htm

 


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