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What was the intended function of the Taj Mahal when it was constructed?
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Was Mumtaz Mahal alive when the Taj Mahal was built?
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What colour is the Taj Mahal?
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Why is the taj mahal referred to as a monument of eternal love and passion of a great king?
The Taj Mahal was constructed as a tribute to Shah Jahan and his wife, Mumtaz Mahal. In 1631, after giving birth to their child, she died. He was inconsolable and commanded a two year mourning period. He wanted to build a monument to his wife and their love, this was accomplished with the Taj Mahal.