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2. 1. TAJ MAHAL The Taj mahal is situated southern bank of the Yamuna river, on the outskirts of Agra, Uttar Pradesh, one of the seven wonders of the world. The Mughal emperor Shah Jahan built the Taj Mahal in memory of his wife, Mumtaz Mahal (d. 1631), from which the name Taj Mahal is derived 3. 2. BIBI KA MAKBARA The Bibi ka Maqbara (c. 1678) outside Aurangabad in Maharashtra , the tomb of Aurangzeb's wife, is a lesser imitation of the Taj Mahal even so, it incorporates novel features such as an interior gallery overlooking the cenotaph below. 4. 3. HUMAYUN TOMB Humayuns tomb one of the earliest extant examples of the charbagh style (four-part paradise garden) garden tomb characteristic of Mughal era architecture; also the first garden- tomb on the Indian subcontinent; Situated in the Indian capital of New Delhi. 5. 4. QUTAB MINAR Qutab minar among the tallest minarets in Asia, built by Qutb-ud-din Aibak in the early thirteenth century. Built as a victory tower and perhaps also a minar (tower) to the Quwat-ul-Islam mosque, the Qutab Minar, as it stands today, was completed by Firoz Shah with an addition of two more storeys with copious marble inlays, raising its height to about 72m. 6. 5. AGRA FORT 7. 6. CHARMINAR Char minar is a monument located at the heart of Hyderabad, the capital of Andhra Pradesh, built in 1591 by Mohammed Quli Qutb Shah. Over the years, it has become a signature monument to and iconic symbol of the city's nawabi heritage. 8. 7. GOLDEN TEMPLE Golden temple is also called Darbar Sahib (Punjabi: sacred audience), Harimandir or Harmandir , the chief Gurdwara (place of worship) of the Sikhs and their most important pilgrimage site; it is located in the city of Amritsar, in Punjab. Known formally as Harimandir, the gurdwara was built in 1604 by Guru Arjun Dev, 9. 8. AJANTA CAVES Ajanta cave is Buddhist rock-cut cave temples and monasteries, near Ajanta village, Aurangabad district, north-central Maharashtra, western India, celebrated for their wall paintings. 10. PRESENTED BY Naman 11. THANK YOU