Tajmahal Bangladesh is a duplicate of he original Taj Mahal (located in Agra, India) located 15 miles east of the Dhaka capital of Bangladesh in Sonargaon thana. Unlike the original work on the building took only 05 years. In December 2008, Ahsanullah Moni, a rich Bangladeshi film-maker announced his ''copycat version of Taj Mahal'' project. The project total cost aout USD$56 Million. Indian authority complaints that, You can't make a copy. High commission of Indian told journalists about the copyright of Tajmahal. He has told, how he built a replica of Taj Mahal so that the poor of his nation can realize their dream of seeing neighboring India's famous tribute.
Construction work started five years ago, but Mr Moni says that when he first vesited the real Tajmohol in Agra, India in 1980, at that time he came up with the idea. He said that Bangladesh is a poor country so people cannot afford to travel to India to see the real thing. Mr Moni said ''Everyone's dream to watch the real Taj Mahal but very few Bangladeshis can make the trip because its too expensive for them. He first visited the original Tajmohol in 1980 and has made six return trips. He said: '' I used the same marble and stone as in the original Taj Mahal. We used machinery to build this Tajmohol, so that it took less time. Otherwise it would have taken twenty years and 22,000 workers to complete the Tajmohol".
The Banglar Tajmahal is occupied more than 15 bighas in area. More lands are in the process of acquisition. It is an exact Replica of the Tajmahal of India. There is one big Dome surrounded by other small Domes. Four Minarets are placed on the four corners of the Banglar Tajmahal.It is a very beautiful architecture just like original Taj Mahal of India. This Tajmahal also made by privately.
You can go by bus, autoriksha, Private car from the capital Dhaka, Bangladesh. It will takes 2 hours to reach in Tajmohol area.