Mughal architecture


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Mogul architecture

The later phase of Indian Islamic architecture, named after the Mogul dynasty (1526–1707), typified by monumental palaces and mosques and detailed decorative work. The Taj Mahal is the most famous example.
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Lahore is the cultural center of the country, with an elegant core of Mughal architecture embellished by the flowery exuberance of the British Empire.
This white domed mausoleum made of the finest stones in Agra, India is the finest example of Mughal architecture and Muslim art and recognized for its beauty the world over.
and Speer's for Berlin, and there is an analysis of Lutyens's interest in pure geometry and rigorous use of triangulation, although a laboured red herring about Masonry and the 'English educated upper classes' seems pointless when the author concedes that 'if Mughal architecture was hardly used as a direct model for the absolutely hexagonal plan of New Delhi, just as hexagonal symbolism of Hinduism or the geometry of contemporary freemasons' lodges, then there is little room to make plausible lateral connections to any of these traditions'.
The wealth of existing Mughal architecture in north India and Pakistan is illustrated by two remarkable recent books.
Once a space for secular studies and public executions, it now bears testimony to the Islamic art impulse that influenced Mughal architecture in India.
The Fort has been enlisted by UNESCO among the world heritage sites considering its historic importance that blends architectural and artistic traditions from Turkey and the Indian sub-continent to create the model for Mughal architecture.
Rohtas Fort is an exceptional example of the Muslim architecture of central and South Asia, which blends architectural and artistic traditions from Turkey and the Indian sub-continent to create the model for Mughal architecture and its subsequent refinements and adaptations.
Another must-visit is Humayun's Tomb, a classic example of Mughal architecture, the forerunner of the celebrated Taj and a perfect spot for picnics in winter.
According to Sikh history, the work was earlier done as per the Mughal architecture.
Some judicious reading of contemporary scholarship, such as Catherine Asher's volume on Mughal architecture in the New Cambridge History of India, might have led her to delete some of the dewy-eyed adulation.
Dedicating the collection to her mythical muse ' Nayantara', who is the ideal Jaipur bride, the ensembles also drew inspiration from Mughal architecture, and was presented to the beat of ace musician Niladri Kumar and his band, India Modern.
Influenced by Mughal architecture, the property boasts 80 wonderfully appointed rooms, all of which look onto the lake.