“Only let this one teardrop, this Taj Mahal, glisten spotlessly bright on the cheek of time, forever and ever.” – Rabindra Nath Tagore
Tha Taj Mahal is a beautiful building. The height of Mughal architecture. But there are many beautiful buildings around the world. So what makes this one so special?
I waited in line with a feeling of suspense, hope and sadness. It was close to 6 in the morning, and I had queued up to get in and watch the sunrise. There are three different entrances to the Taj, and I escaped the long queue at the Western Gate and headed to the Southern Gate instead – where the queues were much much shorter.
US14 poorer, I walked through the entrance, and prepared to see the beauty of the Taj Mahal. Pass a small corridor and there it was, standing soft in the beauty of the morning haze.
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