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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He took us to the Red Fort, Moghul architecture, the Taj's cousin, palace of the son who imprisoned his father who spent his days with courtesans and courtiers,
For example, the somewhat eclectic forms and motifs from Andalusian, Abbasid, and Moghul architecture in works erected by the Sultan-Caliph Abdul Hamit II express his claim to exert caliphal authority throughout the Muslim world, which consequently was cause for concern to French, British, and Russian imperial powers who claimed authority over large Muslim populations.
Lahore, he pointed out, is a historical and cultural trove, splendid with Moghul architecture, famous for singing, music, art and literature, all of which makes it a fertile ground for artists.