Located in Agra, India, on the bank of the Yamuna River, the Taj Mahal is a mausoleum. A grief-stricken emperor named Shah Jahan built the Taj Mahal to house the grave of his wife, Mumtaz Mahal. Find out more in Taj Mahal, a title in the Structural Wonders of the World series. These books identify some of the world’s best-known structures, exploring their history, the people responsible for their creation, and the science behind their construction. Each title features informative text, colorful photographs and maps, and a timeline detailing the steps toward construction.