From Indian English, from Arabicمحل (maḥall, “place”).
Central,: The Mahal, or Marisi, from Korosko to Wadi Haifa (second cataract).
The Taj Mahal hotel, which was built by the Tata family in 1904, is the most palatial and modern hotel in India.
1632) by the emperor Shah Jahan for the remains of his favourite wife, Mumtaz Mahal, in which he himself also lies buried.
Shah Jahan erected many splendid monuments, the most famous of which is the Taj Mahal at Agra, built as a tomb for his wife Mumtaz Mahal; while the Pearl Mosque at Agra and the palace and great mosque at Delhi also commemorate him.
At Delhi also he erected the celebrated peacock throne; but his favourite place of residence was Agra, where his name will ever be associated with the marvel of Indian architecture, the Taj Mahal.