Taj Mahal Among 50 Most Beautiful Places In Asia


Hanoi: The Taj Mahal is among the 50 most beautiful places in Asia, according to Conde Nast Traveler (CNT) magazine.

The 17th-century Taj, built entirely in marble by Mughal emperor Shahjahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz, is located in Agra, about 200 km south of New Delhi. It is India’s most visited tourist spot.

The other 50 most breathtaking sites in Asia, as per CNT, were Forbidden City in Beijing, the Great Wall of China and Lhasa in Tibet.