- The original garden of the Taj Mahal was decked with roses & daffodils. The garden was altered during the British rule. It was altered to look like the manicured lawns of London.
- The Taj Mahal is actually five feet taller than the Qutab Minar.
- The Famous Magician PC Sorcar Jr, created an optical illusion that made the Taj Mahal disappear before the eyes on 8th November,2000.
- The Persian architect of the Taj Mahal was a genius. He created an optical illusion which makes the monument look smaller as you move close to the gate & look bigger as you walk away from the gate. The guides say that once you make it to the place look at the monument, you carry a picture in your heart.