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The Taj Mahal Palace

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The Taj Mahal Palace (Taj Mahal Palace) is a luxury hotel located in the city of Mumbai, directly on the shore of the Arabian sea, near Apollo Bandar. Its founder is an Indian steel magnate, Tata Jamsedji Nusserwanji. Construction was started in 1898 and lasted until 1903. According to the plan of Tata, the hotel had become a jewel of Bombay - lush, rich and unique. Furniture and furnishings are specially ordered in Europe personally Jamsedji, Nusserwanji, and graceful columns for the Central hall was designed by Gustave Eiffel.

The huge building of the Taj Mahal Palace is built in European style and consists of 7 floors. In the Central part of the hotel there is the superstructure crowned by a large dome with a turret. In the courtyard of the building there is a large swimming pool with terrace.

On site are located the best restaurants of the city. And 500 rooms, including suites 44H, offers a breathtaking view of the Arabian sea and the gateway of India, which are located nearby. The interior of each room is unique and luxurious. And the halls are decorated with handmade carpets, expensive paintings and decoration of semi-precious stones.

The Taj Mahal Palace is a very popular place among politicians, athletes, businessmen, showbiz stars. At different times this place has welcomed such celebrities as Mick Jagger, John Lennon with Yoko Ono, George Bernard Shaw and many others. The hotel is famous for the fact that in 1947 it was proclaimed the independence of India.

Later, the grounds of the Taj Mahal Palace became upset was erected a high tower, which is part of the hotel. But over time, there is a whole network of hotels, "Taj Mahal", which are located not only in India but also around the world.