7 hours ago, the Taj Mahal, India reopens during a soar of Coronavirus cases! This was brought to you by The Star Online. The Taj Mahal, India was on of the most famous places in India. The Taj Mahal was constructed by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan as the final resting place for Mumtaz Mahal, his third wife. Made entirely from white marble, it took 20,000 workers 22 years to build.