India’s Taj Mahal is one of the world’s most viewed locations on Google Street View and for all the right reasons. This service just recently celebrated its 15th birthday and so far, Street View vehicles captured over 220 billion images with more than 10 million miles accumulated over 100 countries as well as territories combined.
This ivory-white marble mausoleum on the right bank of the river Yamuna in the Indian city of Agra was built between 1632-1653, commissioned by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan to house the tomb of his beloved wife, Mumtaz Mahal. The tomb is showcased as the centerpiece of a 42-acre complex, which also includes a mosque and a guest house around formal gardens bounded on three sides by a crenelated wall. What are the other two famous landmarks that made the list? The Burj Khalifa in Dubai, along with the iconic Eiffel Tower in Paris. If you’re interested in what the latter looked like in the 1920s, this AI-upscaled ‘A Trip Through Paris’ footage should give you an idea.
LEGO Architecture Taj Mahal (20156) Building Toy; Engaging Building Project for Adults; New 2021 (2022 Pieces)
- Whether you’ve been to or dream of visiting India and the Taj Mahal, or you just love travel and architecture, this building set is for you It also makes a very special gift for creative friends
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- Measuring 7.5 in. (20 cm) high, 9 in (23 cm) wide and 9 in. (23 cm) deep, this buildable architectural model makes an impressive display piece for your home or office
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