Inside Donald Trump's Own Taj Mahal in Atlantic City: 'The 8th Wonder of the World'

Politics | News18 | February 23, 2020, 9:39 am
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 Donald Trump’s prized possession Trump Taj Mahal, which made others look dwarfs in the Atlantic city. Opened on April 2, 1990, Donald Trump proudly called it the ‘8th Wonder of the World.’ <br /><br />However, the casino closed its doors for the public in October 2016 after being successfully operational for 26 years. Trump Taj Mahal has also hosted a Bollywood Award in 2005 which saw the attendance of who's who from the showbiz. Built at120,000 square-feet of casino space, the casino was touted as the largest casino place in the world with 3,008 slot machines and 167 gaming tables. In 2018 the property was revived as Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City. As Trump is scheduled to visit India on February 24-25 we take a virtual tour of Donald Trump’s very own Taj Mahal…<br /><br />Donald J. Trump inside the casino of his new venture, Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, New Jersey on March 16, 1990. (Image: Newsday RM via Getty Images)
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Donald Trump’s prized possession Trump Taj Mahal, which made others look dwarfs in the Atlantic city. Opened on April 2, 1990, Donald Trump proudly called it the ‘8th Wonder of the World.’

However, the casino closed its doors for the public in October 2016 after being successfully operational for 26 years. Trump Taj Mahal has also hosted a Bollywood Award in 2005 which saw the attendance of who's who from the showbiz. Built at120,000 square-feet of casino space, the casino was touted as the largest casino place in the world with 3,008 slot machines and 167 gaming tables. In 2018 the property was revived as Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City. As Trump is scheduled to visit India on February 24-25 we take a virtual tour of Donald Trump’s very own Taj Mahal…

Donald J. Trump inside the casino of his new venture, Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, New Jersey on March 16, 1990. (Image: Newsday RM via Getty Images)

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 Donald J. Trump rubs a 'magic lamp' during the opening ceremony of Taj Mahal casino, in Atlantic City. (Image: Bill Swersey/AFP via Getty Images)
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Donald J. Trump rubs a 'magic lamp' during the opening ceremony of Taj Mahal casino, in Atlantic City. (Image: Bill Swersey/AFP via Getty Images)

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 A look at the slot machines of the casino Taj Mahal owned by Donald Trump in Atlantic City, USA. (Image: Tony Ward/Mirrorpix/Getty Images)
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A look at the slot machines of the casino Taj Mahal owned by Donald Trump in Atlantic City, USA. (Image: Tony Ward/Mirrorpix/Getty Images)

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 Donald Trump walks through Taj Mahal Casino Hotel at the grand opening with pop star Michael Jackson in April 1990. (Image: Jeffrey Asher/Getty Images)
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Donald Trump walks through Taj Mahal Casino Hotel at the grand opening with pop star Michael Jackson in April 1990. (Image: Jeffrey Asher/Getty Images)

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 The reception area of casino Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Image: Tony Ward/Mirrorpix/Getty Images)
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The reception area of casino Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Image: Tony Ward/Mirrorpix/Getty Images)

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 Donald Trump and singer Elton John walk through the Taj Mahal Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Image: Jeffrey Asher/Getty Images)
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Donald Trump and singer Elton John walk through the Taj Mahal Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Image: Jeffrey Asher/Getty Images)

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 Donald Trump and poses with the staff members at The Taj Mahal Casino Hotel displaying their new uniforms to be worn at the casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Image: Jeffrey Asher/Getty Images)
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Donald Trump and poses with the staff members at The Taj Mahal Casino Hotel displaying their new uniforms to be worn at the casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Image: Jeffrey Asher/Getty Images)

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 Pamela Anderson greets Donald Trump during his birthday celebrations at TrumpTaj Mahal in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Image: James Devaney/WireImage)
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Pamela Anderson greets Donald Trump during his birthday celebrations at TrumpTaj Mahal in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Image: James Devaney/WireImage)

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 The gold taps and sink at the washroom in Taj Mahal, the casino owned by Donald Trump in Atlantic City, USA. (Image: Tony Ward/Mirrorpix/Getty Images)
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The gold taps and sink at the washroom in Taj Mahal, the casino owned by Donald Trump in Atlantic City, USA. (Image: Tony Ward/Mirrorpix/Getty Images)

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 A guest pass by the gold lifts at the Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City, USA. (Image: Tony Ward/Mirrorpix/Getty Images)
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A guest pass by the gold lifts at the Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City, USA. (Image: Tony Ward/Mirrorpix/Getty Images)

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 Donald J. Trump poses inside the casino of his new venture, the 'Taj Mahal,' in Atlantic City, New Jersey on March 16, 1990. (Image: Joe Dombroski/Newsday RM via Getty Images)
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Donald J. Trump poses inside the casino of his new venture, the 'Taj Mahal,' in Atlantic City, New Jersey on March 16, 1990. (Image: Joe Dombroski/Newsday RM via Getty Images)

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 Donald Trump fields media questions at his newly built casino - the Taj Mahal, billed as the largest casino in the world. (Image: Bettmann Archive)
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Donald Trump fields media questions at his newly built casino - the Taj Mahal, billed as the largest casino in the world. (Image: Bettmann Archive)

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 An inside photo from casino Taj Mahal. (Image: Tony Ward/Mirrorpix/Getty Images)
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An inside photo from casino Taj Mahal. (Image: Tony Ward/Mirrorpix/Getty Images)

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 Donald J. Trump inside the casino of his new venture, Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, New Jersey on March 16, 1990. (Image: Getty Images)
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Donald J. Trump inside the casino of his new venture, Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, New Jersey on March 16, 1990. (Image: Getty Images)

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 A look at the room of casino Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, USA. (Image: Tony Ward/Mirrorpix/Getty Images)
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A look at the room of casino Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, USA. (Image: Tony Ward/Mirrorpix/Getty Images)

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 Bipasha Basu performs at the 2004 Bollywood Movie Awards held at the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Image: Timothy A. Clary/AFP via Getty Images)
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Bipasha Basu performs at the 2004 Bollywood Movie Awards held at the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Image: Timothy A. Clary/AFP via Getty Images)

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 An exterior view of Trump Taj Mahal casino resort in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Image: Bobby Bank/Getty Images)
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An exterior view of Trump Taj Mahal casino resort in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Image: Bobby Bank/Getty Images)

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 Donald Trump at his casino Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Image: Tom Briglia/FilmMagic)
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Donald Trump at his casino Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Image: Tom Briglia/FilmMagic)

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 Donald Trump poses for a photo at the opening ceremony of his new casino, the Taj Mahal, in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Image: Leif Skoogfors/CORBIS/Corbis via Getty Images)
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Donald Trump poses for a photo at the opening ceremony of his new casino, the Taj Mahal, in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Image: Leif Skoogfors/CORBIS/Corbis via Getty Images)

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 Donald J. Trump rubs a 'magic lamp' during the opening ceremony of Taj Mahal casino, in Atlantic City. (Image: Ron Galella/Ron Galella Collection via Getty Images)
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Donald J. Trump rubs a 'magic lamp' during the opening ceremony of Taj Mahal casino, in Atlantic City. (Image: Ron Galella/Ron Galella Collection via Getty Images)

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 The exterior of the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Image: myLoupe/Universal Images Group via Getty Images)
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The exterior of the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Image: myLoupe/Universal Images Group via Getty Images)

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 The exterior of the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Image: Joe Sohm/Visions of America/Universal Images Group via Getty Images)
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The exterior of the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Image: Joe Sohm/Visions of America/Universal Images Group via Getty Images)

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 Ivanka Trump shows her New Jewelry Collection and promotes the opening of The Penthouse Suites at Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Image: Bill McCay/WireImage)
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Ivanka Trump shows her New Jewelry Collection and promotes the opening of The Penthouse Suites at Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Image: Bill McCay/WireImage)

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 Marco Barrera moves as Pastor Maurin gets ready to throw a punch during the fight at the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Image: David Leeds/Allsport)
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Marco Barrera moves as Pastor Maurin gets ready to throw a punch during the fight at the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Image: David Leeds/Allsport)

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 An exterior view of Trump Taj Mahal casino resort in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Image: Bill McCay/WireImage)
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An exterior view of Trump Taj Mahal casino resort in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Image: Bill McCay/WireImage)

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 An exterior view of Trump Taj Mahal casino resort in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Image: Bill McCay/WireImage)
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An exterior view of Trump Taj Mahal casino resort in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Image: Bill McCay/WireImage)

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 A look at the Trump Taj Mahal casino and hotel on the Boardwalk, Atlantic City. (Image: Leif Skoogfors/CORBIS/Corbis via Getty Images)
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A look at the Trump Taj Mahal casino and hotel on the Boardwalk, Atlantic City. (Image: Leif Skoogfors/CORBIS/Corbis via Getty Images)

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 Donald Trump raises his fist in a salute as he presides over opening ceremonies of the formal opening of his Taj Mahal, which he calls the 8th wonder of the World. (Image: Bettmann Archive)
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Donald Trump raises his fist in a salute as he presides over opening ceremonies of the formal opening of his Taj Mahal, which he calls the 8th wonder of the World. (Image: Bettmann Archive)

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 Members of the public browse hallways and some of the 1250 rooms during a large scale liquidation sale at the former Trump Taj Mahal Casino and resort, in Atlantic City. The property recently changed hands for $50mil. And will be redeveloped in a Hard Rock Cafe owned resort. (Image: Bastiaan Slabbers/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
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Members of the public browse hallways and some of the 1250 rooms during a large scale liquidation sale at the former Trump Taj Mahal Casino and resort, in Atlantic City. The property recently changed hands for $50mil. And will be redeveloped in a Hard Rock Cafe owned resort. (Image: Bastiaan Slabbers/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

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 Employees of the Trump Taj Mahal are seen on strike in Atlantic City, New Jersey on August 4, 2016. (Image: Bill  McCay/WireImage)
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Employees of the Trump Taj Mahal are seen on strike in Atlantic City, New Jersey on August 4, 2016. (Image: Bill  McCay/WireImage)

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