Taj Mahal India Built in 1630 by a grieving emperor, Shah Jahan, in honor of his dead wife, this white marble structure combines Indian, Persian, and Islamic style of architecture. Read more: Seven New Wonders | Infoplease.com http://www.infoplease.com/world/buildings-structures/seven-new-wonders.html#ixzz2TzJAL0lg
A short train journey south is Agra, where one of the world's most famous tombs, the Taj Mahal, defines a city. Taj Mahal, Agra Framed in its arched gateway, the full-frontal vision of the Taj Mahal is stunning a painting somehow made real for you to enter. Simply put, it's the most beautiful building in the world and it's almost impossible to see it without feeling awestruck.