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Good News for Bengalurians: Visit the wonderful monument Taj Mahal in the IT city!


Bengaluru, Sept 11: Bengalurians, who have not yet visited Agra, the city of Taj Mahal, one of the wonders of the world, have a reason to rejoice.

Now, they don't need to go all the way from Bengaluru to Agra to catch the glimpse of the marvelous monument, the symbol of love.

Taj Mahal

As per a report published in Deccan Herald, Chennai-born Malaysian artist Shekar has created a replica of Taj Mahal, near Jayadeva Hospital on Bannerghatta Road.

While talking to the daily, 56-year-old Shekar said that he used materials like wood, fibre, plywood, casuarinas poles, silver wood, Plaster of Paris and one tonne of nails to create the replica.

He said that from last two months, around 150 workers were involved in making the grandeur model and nearly Rs 1 crore was spent in its making.

The replicated model is 40 feet tall and has a width of 70 feet by 70 feet and is spread over a total area of 200 feet by 200 feet.

So, if you wanna catch the glimpse of the wonderful monument, then head to Jala Bhavan and Bilal Masjid, next to Jayadeva Hospital on Bannerghatta Road between September 10 to November 1, from 4 pm to 9 pm.

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