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The Emperor Humayun’s Tomb built in 1568 out of red sand-stone is considered on of the finest examples of Moghul architecture in India. Delhi.
The gardens surrounding Humayun’s tomb. Delhi.
Cobra charmers on side-walk, Delhi.
The charmer on the left kept the snake dancing while the one on the right surprised me by putting a cobra in my lap.
The massive 239 foot Qutb minaret, for centuries the world’s highest (and still the tallest brick minaret). Delhi.
With some Indian friends, Qutb Mosque, Delhi
Evening sun highlights intricate architectural details that have lasted 800 years, Qutb complex. Delhi.
Village dancer outside Jaipur.
The Amber Fort outside Jaipur (Rajahstan). Built in 1592 looks it like a military complex on the outside but contains beatiful temples, gardens and palaces on the inside.
Workers restoring the ceiling to the Raj’s private chambers, Amber Fortress, Jaipur.
Stone-workers at the Amber Fortress, Jaipur.
The City Palace in Jaipur is still the royal residence for the Maharajah (King) of Jaipur.
Ceremonial guards at the Maharajah’s palace, Jaipur.
The Hawa Mahal ‘Wind Palace’ built in 1799 for the women of the Mahrajah’s harem is designed to use wind to create natural ‘air conditioning.’ Jaipur.
Ceremonial entrance to the Moghul ‘ghost palace’ of Fatehpur Sikri built in 1571 by Emperor Akbar. It was abandoned fifteen years later. Near Agra.
Inside Fatehpur Sikri palace’s entrance.
Pleasure island built for the Emperor’s wives in the Fatehpur palace complex.
View looking out over the dry plain surrounding Fatehpur.
First view of the magnificent Taj Mahal from across the river at sunset.
Taj Mahal at sunset.
Entrance to the Taj Mahal.
The apex of Moghul architectural glory, the famous Taj Mahal or ‘Crown Palace’ built in 1607 by Moghul Emperor Shah Jahan as a tomb for his wife, Mumtiz Mahal. Agra.
Closeup of the Taj Mahal.
Crowds gather outside the Taj Mahal tomb complex. Agra.
View from the Taj Mahal complext towards Agra’s famous Red Fort.
Entrance to the Taj Mahal mausoleum.
Closeup of the Taj Mahal.
Feyza having a cool Lassi fruit drink with our Sikh driver Deepa.
The Galwar Bagh ‘Monkey Temple’ shrine outside Jaipur is a holy place of pigrimage consisting of an ancient palace inhabited by sacred monkeys.
Hundreds of monkeys scamper around the temple complex of Galwar Bagh.
Entrance to Moghul Palace of Sikandra.
Ibex playing in the Moghul gardens of the palace of Sikandra near Aghra.
Moghul Palace of Sikandra built in the 16th century and site of Emperor Akbar’s tomb.
Boating at Mathura, site of the 8th temple to Lord Krishna, the Hindu god that was born in this holy place.
Temple to Hanuman the Hindu Monkey God, Delhi.
The 17th century Friday Mosque, Delhi.
Worshippers at the Friday Mosque, Delhi.
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