A Visit with Mrs. Evelyn Samuel
Thinkquest team had the privilege of visiting with Mrs. Evelyn Samuel,
a native Indian. Mrs. Samuel shared with us some historical information
about India. She explained how India had been ruled by the British
before the Moguls came to power. She talked about the different Mogul
rulers, and how they had different goals and interests. She pointed
out that Shah Jahan was very interested in architecture.
The following is a list of questions that we asked Mrs. Samuel during her visit:
What kind of flowers are planted in
Has anything been added to the Taj
How many acres of land does the Taj Mahal
What is the largest chamber in the Taj
How much money was spent on the building
How many tours are brought to the Taj
Was any gold used in the Taj Mahal?
Do you think any treasures are buried in the
Is it the most valuable building in the world?
How many statues are there in the area of
Do they have restaurants and shops for
What kind of security is around the Taj
Is the fort on separate land, or is it on the
Did religion play a part in the building of the
like to thank Mrs. Samuel for taking her time to come and share with us
some information about her homeland, India.
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