Taj Mahal is the most Googled monument in the world – Times of India

One of Indias finest monuments, the world-renowned Taj Mahal tops the list of most Googled landmarks in the world. The Taj Mahal topped the list by beating other important monuments such as the Statue of Liberty, Big Ben, London Eye, Stonehenge, etc. The result has emerged after research was conducted by Columbus Direct, a travel insurance company. The researchers looked at Googles keyword planner, and deduced this.

The Taj Mahal, located in Agra, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is known as the Symbol of Love. The study showed that the Taj Mahal has 1417650 monthly searches across the world, beating Machu Picchu in Peru that gets 1269260 monthly searches worldwide.

The Taj Mahal was built in 1632 by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, whose wife Mumtaz Mahal is buried in a tomb inside it. The white marble structure attracts people from around the world, including celebrities and heads of states.

Other monuments in the list

Nepals Mount Everest stood seventh in the list, behind UKs Stonehenge, while Americas Statue of Liberty was 8th. The Great Wall of China was ranked 27th in the list, and Mount Fuji stood 35th. The beautiful Sistine Chapel in Vatican City was ranked at the bottom, holding the 50th position. How many of these have you been to? Let us know in the comments.

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Taj Mahal is the most Googled monument in the world - Times of India

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