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The Taj Mahal & Shah Jahan

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Painting of a side angle view of the Taj Mahal. Caption. The final abode of Mumtaz will be a paradise on Earth.

A monument to a most-loved wife, the Taj Mahal is one of the world's most beautiful and symmetrical buildings. Reenactments and paintings blend to tell the love story of Shah Jahan and his wife Muntaz, who died giving birth. The grieving Shah built the Taj to honor her and their love. Narrated by Leonard Nimoy.

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    Jeffrey D. (Edinboro, PA)
    January 20th, 2016 at 11:09 AM

    I have used videos from many other sources and the captioning from DCMP is exemplary.