40+ Best Taj Mahal Quotes And Captions For Instagram

Considered as one of the most beautiful buildings in the world, the Taj Mahal in Agra is a landmark like no other. Built to immortalise the undying love of a man for his wife, it is an iconic symbol of love and India’s most recognised monument. If you love architecture and travel photography, then chances are that you have either already been there or are dying to go. 

During my Agra trip last year, I got to visit the Taj Mahal for the very first time and was left mesmerised by how magnificent it is in real life. It truly is one of those rare places where every corner is more picturesque than the previous. When visiting the Taj Mahal, you are bound to come back with a plethora of stunning pictures of this marble edifice. Especially, since there are plenty of Taj Mahal viewpoints to visit in the city.

So, if you have been to Agra recently and are looking for ways to describe how incredible seeing the Taj Mahal in person feels like, then you have come to the right place! In this post, you’ll find over 40 of the best quotes and captions related to the Taj Mahal. Read on for famous Taj Mahal quotes, Taj Mahal puns, one liners and more.

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Best Taj Mahal Captions for Instagram

The most memorable Instagram captions are often short and catchy. If light one-liners are your thing, then these short captions and puns about the Taj Mahal may be exactly what you are looking for:

1.  “Waah, Taj.”

2. “No wonder, it’s a wonder.”

3. “A white pearl in the light blue sky’s ocean.”

4. “How marble-ous is the Taj Mahal?”

5. “No words needed to tell about this beauty.”

6. “Feeling the beauty and love around.”

7. “I lost my heart to this beautiful place.”

8. “No photo ever does justice to the Taj. It has to be seen.”

9. “What you don’t see is my mouth wide open, staring up in wonder at the beautiful Taj Mahal.”

10. “Taj Mahal: a love poem written in marble.”

11. “Better to see something once than to hear about it a thousand times.”

12. “Why is the Taj Mahal an ideal for lovers? Because they believe in sang mar mar.”

13. “Hanging out in Agra, capturing some beautiful architecture around the city.”

Short Taj Mahal Quotes for Instagram

If you are looking for short Taj Mahal quotes, here are some of my favourites that depict how remarkable the Taj Mahal and its significance is:

14. “Marble, I perceive, covers a multitude of sins.” Aldous Huxley

15. “Taj Mahal is not just a monument, but a symbol of love.” Suman Pokhrel

16. “Taj Mahal was built as a team; without a team, it was a far dream.” Vinita Kinra

17. “She smelled the way the Taj Mahal looks by moonlight.” Raymond Chandler

18. “In front of the Taj Mahal, I felt a nice sensation of breathing, freedom, and peace.”

19. “The Taj Mahal, the symbol of love, signifies that the tomb can be architecture too.”

20. “I found the Taj Mahal as the most appropriate example of artistically expressed love.” Suman Pokhrel

21. “The Taj is pinkish in the morning, milky white in the evening and golden when the moon shines.” – Anonymous

22. “The Taj Mahal is, beyond the power of words to say it, a lovely thing, perhaps the loveliest of things.” Salman Rushdie

23. “I was impressed by the Taj Mahal. A good bit of work, well looked after, worth paying money to see.” Karl Pilkington

24. “Looking at the Taj Mahal, I wonder in whose memory God might have made the universe.”

25. ”You can make Taj Mahal, just for her or for everyone.”

26. “Have been in front of so many monuments to date, but the feel of witnessing the Taj is unmatchable.”

Famous Taj Mahal Quotes and Captions for Instagram

Being a renowned monument all over the globe, the Taj Mahal has inspired an array of people. From historians to novelists to political figures, here are some of the famous words said about the Taj Mahal:

27. “There are two kinds of people in the world. Those who have seen the Taj Mahal and love it, and those who have not seen the Taj Mahal and love it. I would like people to watch the Taj Mahal and fall in love with it.” President Bill Clinton

28. “The sight of this mansion creates sorrowing sighs and makes the sun and moon shed tears from their eyes. In this world this edifice has been made to display, thereby, the Creator’s glory.” – Shah Jahan

29. “It appears like a perfect pearl on an azure ground. The effect is such I have never experienced from any work of art.” – Hodges

30. “Not a piece of architecture, as other buildings are, but the proud passions of an emperor’s love wrought in living stones.” Sir Edwin Arnold

31. “A massive marble structure, without weight, as if formed of ether, perfectly rational and at the same time entirely decorative, it is perhaps the greatest art work which the forming spirit of mankind has ever brought forth.” Count Hermann Keyserling

32. “The Taj Mahal rises above the banks of the river like a solitary tear suspended on the cheek of time.” – Rabindranath Tagore

The picturesque Taj Mahal glowing beautifully by the Yamuna River at sunset.

33. “To say she was attractive would be an understatement. Calling her ‘attractive’ would be like calling the Taj Mahal a marble grave.” – Mallika Nawa

34. “Did you ever build a castle in the Air? Here is one, brought down to earth and fixed for the wonder of ages.” Bayard Taylor

35. “I’ve just been to the Taj Mahal which I’d never been to and I’m not a very romantic kind of guy but it is the most romantic thing I’ve ever seen.” Danny Boyle

36. “You know Shah Jahan, life and youth, wealth and glory, they all drift away in the current of time. You strove, therefore, to perpetuate only the sorrow of your heart? Let the splendour of diamond, pearl and ruby vanish? Only let this one teardrop, this Taj Mahal, glisten spotlessly bright on the cheek of time, forever and ever.” Rabindranath Tagore

37. “Now, remember, they say if two people go together to visit the Taj Mahal, that means they will always be together. Are you ready for that? I guess I’m stuck with you then.”

38. “If I had never done anything else in India, I would have written my name here, and the letters would have been a living joy.” Lord Curzon

Meaningful Taj Mahal quotes and captions for Instagram

In the mood for something thought-provoking, extensive and engaging instead? These inspiring quotes about the Taj Mahal can be great conversation starters.

39. “Human beings, for some reason or another, like symmetry. You leave a bunch of them next to a jungle for a couple of days and you’ll come back to find an ornamental garden. We take stones and turn them into the Taj Mahal or St. Paul’s Cathedral.” – Mark Forsyth 

40. “The world believes it was built by love but reading Shah Jahan’s own words on the Taj, one could say it was grief that built the Taj Mahal and it was sorrow that saw it through sixteen years till completion.” – Aysha Taryam

41. “A wonder of wonders in the world, the Taj Mahal is a living edifice of human passion, which neither History dares to bury in its grave nor does time dare to forget.”

42. “Rahul had wondered how someone could love their beloved so much that their dedication to them became one of the wonders of the world.” – Faraaz Kazi

43. “The Taj Mahal would not have been so beautiful if Shah Jahan had asked for three quotations and decided for the lowest.”

44. “There is something in love, otherwise the Taj Mahal wouldn’t have been built on a corpse.”

45. “I don’t want Shah Jahan to build Taj Mahal in the memory of mine. I want that type of Shah Jahan who can add bricks in building our ‘Taj Mahal’.” Manaswini Pati

Final Thoughts

A landscape image of myself standing in front of the Taj Mahal in Agra. The sun was just rising behind me and is reflecting beautifully on the edifice making the white marble of the Taj look nearly golden. The sky is clear blue and there is no other tourist in sight.

That’s a wrap on the best Taj Mahal quotes and captions for Instagram from me! I hope you liked reading this post and found something nice to use for your Taj Mahal photos. I know how difficult it can be to sometimes describe one of the most famous landmarks in the world.

If these beautiful quotes got you dreaming about a trip to the Taj Mahal, then don’t forget to give my Agra travel guide a read. In case you are looking for more India Inspiration, this post about the 100+ best India travel quotes and captions for Instagram always gives me wanderlust.

Happy travelling, 
Charu xx

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