It took 22 years to build it, they began building it in 1631 and it was completed in 1653 and there were 20,000 workers who helped. To build it there it costed 32 million rupees. Taj Mahal means crown palace. It was the grave of Mumtaz Mahal at the lower chamber, the grave of Shah Jahan was added to it later.
In German, it’s called “meerrettich” (sea radish) because it grows by the sea. Many believe the English mispronounced the German word “meer” and began calling it “mareradish.” Eventually it became known as horseradish. The word “horse” (as applied in “horseradish”) is believed to denote large size and coarseness.