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Newgrange Is An Ancient Monument In Ireland

Newgrange is the most famous prehistoric monument in Irish, and one of the finest European passage tombs. This monument was discovered accidentally by the removal of the material for road metal ling in 1966. Newgrange was originally built about 3100 BC and today is in a much restored form. It is consist of a vast stone and turf mound about 85 cm in diameters and 13.5 m high, containing a passage leading to a burial chamber. Today, Newgrange become one of the favorite historical tourist place should be visited as its beautiful area. Continue reading

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Taj Mahal A Symbol Of Love For Centuries

One of the most symbolic places of India is the Taj Mahal. It is one place that almost everyone can recognize easily by seeing a picture. Located in Agra in the province of Uttar Pradesh, this historic building has been a favorite place for tourists for several centuries.  This white marble mausoleum was built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan after the death of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. It was designed by an accomplished architect of that time, Ustad Ahmad Lahauri. The name of the place means the “crown of palaces”. This place with its striking beauty and romantic history is rightfully known as the “Jewel of Muslim Art in India”. Continue reading