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Restored domes of the Kabuli Masjid by Babur. Panipat, Haryana.
Chatta chowk modelled on Persian markets. Red Fort, Delhi.
Superb parchin kari (marble stone inlay) at the Diwan-i-Khas. Red Fort, Delhi.
Marble floor in the prayer hall. Juma Masjid, Delhi.
The hour of prayer. Juma Masjid, Delhi.
The magnificent 13m high Ashokan Pillar in Tughlaqi settings. Firoz Shah Kotla, Delhi.
The octogonal Sher Mandal where Humayun fell down the stairs and died. Purana Qila, Delhi.
One of many entrance gates in spectacular ruins. Purana Qila, Delhi.
Beautiful Qila-i-Kohna Masjid. Purana Qila, Delhi.
Decorations in the Qila-i-Kohna Masjid. Purana Qila, Delhi.
Sixteenth century Sabz Burj right in the center of a roundabout. Delhi.
With numerous chhatris, the Tomb of Isa Khan is in typical Afghan style. Delhi.
Jali wraps one of many tombs at the mausoleum of Humayun. Delhi.
Sweeping green lawns surround the Tomb of Humayun. Delhi.
Early 16th Jamali Kamali Masjid. Mehrauli, Delhi.
Rajon-ki-Baoli from the Lodi Period - stepwell that is today completely dry. Mehrauli, Delhi.
The Tomb of Adham Khan is architecturally quite unique. Mehrauli, Delhi.
Alai Darwaza is packed with details, the finest monument of Alauddin Khalji. Delhi.
Qutb Minar - a synthesis of Afghan design and local craftsmanship. Delhi.
A beautiful minaret of the mosque at Golconda Fort. Golconda, Andhra Pradesh.
The Tomb of Fath Khan follows vernacular do-chala hut. Gaur, West Bengal.
Superb brick moulding on the facade of Qadam Rasul Masjid. Gaur, West Bengal.
Stone-brick structure built by Firoz Shah. Gaur, West Bengal.
Domes dominate this Indo-Sarcenic building of the High Court. Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh.
The Char Minar built by Sultan Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah. Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh.
Chandeliers hang covered in the Mecca Masjid. Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh.
Glazed bricks on Gumti Gate at the eastern entrance to the citadel. Gaur, West Bengal.
Chamkan Masjid from the 15th century. Gaur, West Bengal.
Stunning jalis at the Tomb of Mohammed Ghaus. Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh.
Mughal architecture at its best at the tomb of Mohammed Ghaus. Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh.
Domes and finials catch the afternoon sun at the Jama Masjid. Chanderi, Madhya Pradesh.
Badal Mahal Gate - one of the finest medieval gateways. Chanderi, Madhya Pradesh.
Carvings at the base of a pillar at the Taj-ul-Masjid. Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh.
The simple yet majestic 15th century Jama Masjid. Mandu, Madhya Pradesh.
White marble mausoleum of Hoshang Shah predates the Taj Mahal by 200 years. Mandu, Madhya Pradesh.
Stunning and lofty design at the Ashrafi Mahal. Mandu, Madhya Pradesh.
A framed view among the ruins. Mandu, Madhya Pradesh.
The eccentric but lovely Jahaz Mahal. Mandu, Madhya Pradesh.
Decorative water channels draining into a pool at the Jahaz Mahal. Mandu, Madhya Pradesh.
Shahr-ki-Masjid displays its domes and minarets. Champaner, Gujarat.
The drum of a missing dome and its wealth of rich carvings at Jama Masjid. Champaner, Gujarat.
The cenotaph facing the Kevda Masjid. Champaner, Gujarat.
A mihrab at the mosque next to Dada Harir Vav. Ahmedabad, Gujarat.
The influence of local architecture on the Khizar Juma Masjid. Kasargod, Kerala.
Timber and tiled construction of the Juma Masjid. Kuttichira, Kerala.
The famous dargah in the morning sun. Kera, Gujarat.
Muslim tombs at the dargah. Kera, Gujarat.
A tower rises up in style. Junagadh, Gujarat.
A skyline of finials, domes and turrets from the Mahabat Maqbara. Junagadh, Gujarat.
Mughal architecture in its final decline at the Bibi-ka-Maqbara. Aurangabad, Maharashtra.
Metal craftsmanship on a door at the Bibi-ka-Maqbara. Aurangabad, Maharashtra.
The simple Jama Masjid at Sakchi. Jamshedpur, Jharkhand.
Interplay of light and shade at Bari Dargah. Bihar-Sharif, Bihar.
The tomb reflected in the quiet morning waters of a lake. Maner-Sharif, Bihar.
The grand and fitting tomb of Sheh Shah Suri. Sasaram, Bihar.
Sixteenth century stone bridge across the river Gomti. Jaunpur, Uttar Pradesh.
Double-arched massive gateway leading into the Jama Masjid built by the Sharqi Dynasty. Jaunpur, Uttar Pradesh.
Turkish baths set within the Shahi Qila. Jaunpur, Uttar Pradesh.
Tomb of Haji Iqbal with its nine decorated domes. Faizabad, Uttar Pradesh.
Tomb of Shuja-ud-Daula seen at the golden hour of sunset. Faizabad, Uttar Pradesh.
The Mausoleum of Mushirzadi. Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.
Bara Imambara at its monumental best. Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.
Jama Masjid at the Bara Imambara. Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.
Monumental Rumi Darwaza from the 18th century. Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.
The beauty of arches near the Chotti Imambara. Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.
Details on the facade of Chotti Imambara. Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.
Corbelled support in the squinches in the Tomb of Makhdum Jahania. Kannauj, Uttar Pradesh.
Beautiful stone inlays and marble jalis at Mausoleum of Itimad-ud-Daula. Agra, Uttar Pradesh.
Colourful glazed tiles decorate the facade of Chini-ka-Rauza. Agra, Uttar Pradesh.
The long ramp into the fort. Agra, Uttar Pradesh.
The black throne of Jehangir at the Diwan-i-Khas of Agra Fort. Agra, Uttar Pradesh.
Akbari architecture at Agra Fort is Indo-Islamic in style. Agra, Uttar Pradesh.
The south gateway of the Taj Mahal seen on a bright Sunday afternoon. Agra, Uttar Pradesh.
The Taj Mahal seen from an arch. Agra, Uttar Pradesh.
One of four minarets of the Taj casts its shadow over the beautiful mosque. Agra, Uttar Pradesh.
Reliefs in red sandstone on a dado in the Taj Mahal complex. Agra, Uttar Pradesh.
The unique gateway leading to the Tomb of Akbar. Sikandara, Uttar Pradesh.
The Mausoleum of Akbar is a rare one without a dome. Sikandara, Uttar Pradesh.
Rich decorations on the way to the Tomb of Akbar. Sikandara, Uttar Pradesh.
Chini khana decorations at the Mausoleum of Akbar. Sikandara, Uttar Pradesh.
A typical takhtgah tomb seen in the Tomb of Marian. Sikandara, Uttar Pradesh.
Chhatris line the parapets on the Jama Masjid. Agra, Uttar Pradesh.
Military architecture from the Mughal Period. Agra, Uttar Pradesh.
The famous Panch Mahal is a building without walls. Fatehpur Sikri, Uttar Pradesh.
These harem buildings of Akbar are wrongly named as the Palace of Jodha Bai. Fatehpur Sikri, Uttar Pradesh.
The majestic Buland Darwaza with its turrets and chhatris. Fatehpur Sikri, Uttar Pradesh.
Marble pavilions built by Shah Jahan face the Ana Sagar Lake. Ajmer, Rajasthan.
Painted details and arch netting in the water palace. Narnaul, Haryana.
The Moorish mosque, one of its kind in India. Kapurtala, Punjab.
One of two mausoleums in town. Nakodar, Punjab.
Glazed tiles decorate this mausoleum. Nakodar, Punjab.
The beautiful gateway at the serai. Nurmahal, Punjab.
Peeping into the mosque at the serai. Doraha, Punjab.
Marble corridor at the dargah. Fatehgarh Sahib, Punjab.
Lost glory and dried up channels in Aam-Khas Bagh. Sirhind, Punjab.
Floral pools in Aam-Khas Bagh for cooling off in the heat of summers. Sirhind, Punjab.
One of the better maintained Mughal gardens of India. Pinjore, Haryana.
A domeless kiosk in white marble at the Baradari Garden. Sangrur, Punjab.
Restored rooms of the serai from the Mughal Period. Sambhu, Punjab.
The beautiful Tomb of Sheikh Chaheli at Thanesar. Kurukshetra, Haryana.
A mosque that appears grander and larger than it really is. Nainital, Uttarakhand.