India - Architecture

by: Chakraborty Debejyo

Published:
Monday 18th of January 2010 04:21:46 AM

Afternoon Sun through a ventilator in Agra Fort.


Mahal Inside Agra Fort


The walls of Agra Fort


Main walls of Agra Fort


The unfinished task (by Shah Jehan) of replacing red stones with white marbles in Agra Fort.


Ghaznin Gate (1030 AD), Agra Fort


Inside Agra Fort


The colors are crystalline gem stones embedded in the white marble of Agra Fort


Hallway in Agra Fort


Earlier you could climb these but due to growing suicide rates, they are now closed - corner pillar...


Designs are made in one marble, the colors are obtained by embedding crystalline gemstones in the...


Red and green crystalline stones embedded in Marble - Taj Mahal


West entry gate to Taj Mahal


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Taj Mahal up close


Taj Mahal (1653 AD)


Lotus Temple


Samrat Yantra - Jantar Mantar


Misra Yantra - Jantar Mantar


Ram Yantra - Jantar Mantar


Showing the calibration precision in Jantar Mantar


Samrat Yantra - Jantar Mantar


Prayer area, Agra Fort


Flower carved in the white marble of Taj Mahal


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Corner Pillar of Taj Mahal, also Yamuna river.


Jai Prakash Yantra - Jantar Manter


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