Outside the Taj Mahal, there was a large garden. The garden was set around a large 300 meter square. The garden was raised pathways that led to the Taj Mahal. In the middle of the garden lay reflecting pools that reflected the image of the Mausoleum. The garden symbolizes the flowing rivers of Jannah and reflects the paradise garden.
The Mosque was built in walking distance near the Taj Mahal. The Mosque was used for the Emporer to pray. The mosque was built from red sand-stone. The mosque also incorporated the Hindu temples along with the Muslim temples.
The Great Gate
The Great Gate was the Gateway to the Taj Mahal. The Great Gate is built primarily of marble. The Great Gate is known for its beautiful arches. The ceilings and walls all have elaborate geometrical designs.