Top personalities who visited one of Seven wonders – Taj Mahal

The Taj Mahal situated in Agra, India is an while marble monument which was made by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan for his lovely wife Mumtaz.

Today, Taj Mahal consists the graves of Mumtaz and Shah Jahan himself as a centerpiece of Taj Mahal

This beautiful structure was made in 25 – 30 years of constant work by 20,000 workers under the direction of Ustad Ahmad Lahauri – the court architect to the emperor.

Taj Mahal which is widespread till 17 acres of land is believed to be near Rs.70 to 80 million now.

Today, Taj Mahal is considered as the jewel of Muslim art in India, symbol of India’s rich heritage and it is also considered as Symbol of Love.

This beautiful structure attracts thousands of visitors per year. For tourism, Taj Mahal is considered as one of the compulsory spots for every tourist in Agra.

Apart from Indians, many foreigners are also a part of tourists who visit Agra for Site viewing of Taj Mahal.

Many famous personalities visited this Indian heritage. The names are as follow :

1)Donald Trump – the 45th President of the United States of America visited India in February 2020. And during this visit to India, he visited ‘The Taj Mahal’ – the monument of love.

He was warmly greeted by Uttar Pradesh chief minister – Yogi Adityanath. Trump was welcomed with many dancers who were dressed like peacocks and horses

2)Queen Elizabeth II also visited the Taj Mahal along with Prince Philip in January 1961. They spent around 1 hour at the beautiful Taj Mahal and commented ‘ it is a glorious sight’ while leaving from the main gate.

3)Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of social networking apps (Facebook) visited this monument in October 2015.

He was stunned by the history of this monument and said it is incredible what love can motivate people to build

4)Tom Cruise visited India back in December 2011 when Mission Impossible 4 was released. He also took a tour to Agra and of course he visited Taj Mahal along with Bollywood superstar Anil Kapoor.

5) Leonardo DiCaprio, a Hollywood actor visited India back in 2015 and during his stay, he Visited Agra for Taj Mahal.

He also took some pictures and selfies with the beautiful white marble monument – Taj Mahal and posted them on the internet which gained thousands of likes.

These are a few famous personalities who paid a visit to Taj Mahal, Agra.