President Donald Trump visited Taj Mahal
US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump, today’s evening visited the Taj Mahal where they posed at the iconic bench inside the 17th-century mausoleum. The couple was received at the Kheria airbase by Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath as hundreds of artistes danced and welcomed them. Trump arrived here from Ahmedabad after jointly attending with Prime Minister Narendra Modi the mega ‘Namaste Trump‘ event at the Motera cricket stadium. A giant billboard featuring Trump, Melania and Modi greeted the couple with a message ‘Grand welcome of India’s best friend to the City of Love Agra‘.
According to Agra’s District Magistrate, Trump will arrive at the Taj Mahal complex at 5:15 pm In the last few days, tourism offices in Agra have been flooded with phone calls from people from all parts of the country, asking if the monument would be open on Monday
An extensive three-layered security is in place for Donald Trump’s Agra visit, and authorities had got the Taj Mahal premises cleared of visitors by noon, hours ahead of Trump’s visit to the celebrated architectural landmark.
US president Donald Trump has arrived at the Taj Mahal. Besides wife Melania, he will be accompanied by his daughter Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner. The 17th century monument has been refurbished to welcome Trump and his family. They will spend about an hour to catch the sunset from the famed mausoleum built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal who died in 1631.
The Taj Mahal is one of the Seven Wonders of the World which is considered as the most photogenic destinations of India. It is one of the most exquisite structures ever built by any emperor. It was constructed by the fifth Mughal emperor in the fond memory of his favorite wife Mumtaj Mahal. The Taj Mahal in terms of architecture, is one of the most symmetrical structures in the world, constructed using pure white marble and adorned with precious and semi precious stones. The construction started in 1631 and got completed in 1653 AD; 20,000 workers worked day and night together for 22 years.