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Wonders of The World Part 1 | The Taj Mahal 1.0.0

We’re pleased to inform you that with the approval of X-Plane.Org user/simmer Gergely “Ekre” Debreceni, we’re able to offer you his Wonders of the World packages. This Part 1 package is representing The Taj Mahal.

For those who aren’t familiar with the Taj Mahal …. The Taj Mahal, meaning “Crown of the Palaces” is an ivory-white marble mausoleum on the south bank of the Yamuna river in the Indian city of Agra. It was commissioned in 1632 by the Mughal emperor, Shah Jahan (reigned from 1628 to 1658), to house the tomb of his favourite wife, Mumtaz Mahal. It also houses the tomb of Shah Jahan, the builder. The tomb is the centrepiece of a 17-hectare (42-acre) complex, which includes a mosque and a guest house, and is set in formal gardens bounded on three sides by a crenellated wall.

Construction of the mausoleum was essentially completed in 1643 but work continued on other phases of the project for another 10 years. The Taj Mahal complex is believed to have been completed in its entirety in 1653 at a cost estimated at the time to be around 32 million rupees, which in 2015 would be approximately 52.8 billion rupees (U.S. $827 million). The construction project employed some 20,000 artisans under the guidance of a board of architects led by the court architect to the emperor, Ustad Ahmad Lahauri. (Courtesy of Wikipedia)

According to Ekre “This will be a series with the wonders of the world (and even more).” For this Wonders of the World package, you need the following libraries:
– Latest HungaryVFR-Library
– Latest CDB-Library

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Wonders of The World Part 1 - Taj Mahal (30.2 MiB, 5 downloads)