Taj Mahal is the world famous heritage spot of India which is located in the banks of river Yamuna in UttarPradesh. It is also one among the well renowned wonders of the world. Taj Mahal was constructed by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan for his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. This monument stands as a symbol of eternal love. The Taj Mahal was constructed during the Mughal period and nearly 20,000 people who were craftsmen, workers and architects were involved in constructing this masterpiece. It was built of white marble which is capable of reflecting the colors in the sky.
Travelers from all over the world visit Taj Mahal during the months of October to December and many people love to see the beauty of it on a full moon day which will be fantastic to watch. The gateway of Taj Mahal leads to a path with lawn on both sides and a water fountain in the center. On a raised platform stands this majestic monument which is surrounded by four minarets in four corners of the platform. The dome is almost 60 meters high from the platform. Many precious stones such as sapphire, turquoise, etc are studded in the white marble which gives an enchanting appearance. Millions of tourists from various countries across the globe visit this monument every year, which is one among the new Seven Wonders of the World.
The Pyramids of Giza are familiarly known to be the tomb of Egyptian pharaohs. They are one among the heritage sites recognized by the UNESCO and they still remain as one of the seven ancient wonders of the world. The pyramids of Giza have three main pyramids and a group of several other smaller pyramids. The three main pyramids include the pyramid of Khufu, the pyramid of Khafra and the pyramid of Menkaure. All three pyramids reveal the architectural skills of the ancient Egyptians. These pyramids were constructed by the local men of Giza village who were buried in the cemetery near the pyramids. The pyramid of Menkaure is comparatively smaller than the other two pyramids. Another tourist attraction here is the Solarboat museum that is located below the pyramid of Khufu. This museum is air conditioned as it preserves the boat which was used for carrying the pharaoh for his burial. The world famous Great Sphinx of Giza is also visited by people all over the world. This sculpture resembles the face of half human and half lion. Camel ride is oered by the villagers to travel around the pyramids and the best time to visit the pyramids will be during sunrise. Travelers from all across the globe are found to visit Giza and enjoy the beauty of Egyptian pyramids.