Taj mahal is the most beautiful place in india to visit . It is made of white marble and is situated in agra . It was built by the great Shah Jahan in the memory of his most beautiful wife Mumtaz Mahal . It is said that " after the workers built the beautiful monument Shah Jahan had cut the hands of the workers as now they cannot make any other monument like this . Shah Jahan was very good at architecture . He built many monuments during his life time but this was the most popular , important and beautiful in all . It is known for the love of Shah Jahan and his wife Mumtaz Mahal till now .