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Moonlight garden (Mahtab Bagh) River Yamuna Riverfront terrace (Chameli Farsh) Riverfront terrace (Chameli Farsh) Garden (Charbagh) Mosque Jawab Mausoleum (Rauza-i munauwara) Great gate (Darwaza-i rauza) Southern galleries (Iwan Dar Iwan) Southern galleries (Iwan Dar Iwan) Forecourt (Jilaukhana) Inner subsidiary tomb (Saheli Burj) Inner subsidiary tomb (Saheli Burj) Northern courtyard (Khawasspuras) Northern courtyard (Khawasspuras) Bazaar street Bazaar street Bazaar and caravanserai (Taj Ganji) WaterworksTaj site plan.png
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The Taj Mahal complex can be most conveniently divided into 5 sections. 1. The riverfront terrace, containing the Mausoleum, Mosque and Jawab 2. the Charbagh garden containing pavilions. 3. the jilaukhana containing accommodation for the tomb attendants and two subsidiary tombs 4. The Taj Ganji, originally a bazaar and caravansarai only traces of which are still preserved, and finally, to the north of the river Yamuna, 5. the 'moonlight garden'. The great gate lies between the Jilaukhana and the garden. Levels gradually decend in steps from the Taj Ganji towards the river. Contemporary descriptions of the complex list the elements in order from the river terrace towards the Taj Ganji.[1]

Agra is located in India
Agra
Agra
Location of the Taj Mahal within India

Coordinates: 27°10′30″N 78°02′32″E / 27.17500°N 78.04222°E / 27.17500; 78.04222

References[edit]

  1. ^ Koch, p.112