Mughal architecture

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  • Essay On Mughal Architecture

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    INTRODUCTION Mughal architecture developed under the patronage of the Mughal emperors in central and northern India from the mid-16th to the late 17th century. The Mughal period revived the Islamic architecture in northern India. Works of remarkable quality were produced by combining Indian, Persian and various other provincial styles. The new style began with the tomb of humayun and it had strong Persian influences. It was under the rule of Akbar(1556-1605) when the great architectural period

  • Mughal Architecture : The Unmistakable Indo Islamic Building Style Essay

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    Mughal architecture  Introduction: Mughal design is the unmistakable Indo-Islamic building style that created in northern and focal India under the support of Mughal sovereigns from the sixteenth to the eighteenth century. It is a strikingly symmetrical and enriching amalgam of Persian, Turkish, and Indian engineering. The Mughals were additionally prestigious for making choice gardens in the Persian format, in which the quadrilateral greenery enclosures were separated by walkways or streaming

  • The Mughals Who Ruled India From 1526-1858, Emerged As Great Patrons Of Architecture

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    The Mughals who ruled India from 1526-1858, emerged as great patrons of architecture. Mughal architectural is a great historical source as it reflects on imperial ideology of the time. The Mughals drew upon various architectural traditions- indigenous Indian traditions, Indo Islamic architecture form the Sultanate period, Persian traditions, European traditions and introduced their own Timurid traditions of Central Asia. Right from Babur to Aurangzeb, architecture was used to assert power

  • Hierarchical Ordering Of Shah Jahani Architecture

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    buried at a later date by her side to the west — an arrangement seen in other Mughal tombs of the period such as Tomb of I'timād-ud-Daula. Marble is used exclusively as the base material for increasingly dense, expensive and complex parchin kari floral decoration as one approaches the screen and cenotaphs which are inlaid with semi-precious stones. The use of such inlay work is often reserved in Shah Jahani architecture for spaces associated with the emperor or his immediate family. The ordering of

  • Essay On Visit To India

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    destination of many destinations with countless experiences to discover. One of its many must have experiences is a visit to one of the Seven Wonders of the World, the Taj Mahal. An ideal base to see all the treasures that Agra has to offer is the ITC Mughal Agra, a five star palace created as a royal respite for the area’s travelers. India has so many places to see and experiences to have from visiting the big cities of Delhi and Mumbai to the coastal beaches, the mountains and jungles. Most first

  • Essay On Taj Mahal

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    The Taj Mahal Taj Mahal, a marvelous white marbled mahal, symbolizes the beauty of love, and misery, is one of the seven wonders of the world. Taj Mahal was built during the Mughal Period when Mughals (Muslims) from Persia, Afghanistan, and many parts of middle east conquered India. It was built by fifth Mughal emperor Shah Jahan who ruled India during the early 17th century. He constructed the divine Taj in the memory of his begum (wife) Mumtaz Mahal. Mumtaz Mahal was a Persian Muslim Princess,

  • Destruction Of The Taj Mahal

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    One of the world’s greatest love stories produced a timeless monument. The structure’s sheer beauty inspired poetic words from the builder himself. The monument is an engineering marvel that has been studied by scholars and historians alike. Visitors throughout history have been infatuated by the shrine’s elegance. Count Hermann Keyserling describes the monument as, "A massive marble structure, without weight, as if formed of ether, perfectly rational and at the same time entirely decorative (Taj

  • The Taj Mahal : The Seven Wonders Of The World

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    attraction and is the pride of India’s nation, so don’t wait too long to see it for yourself. Commissioned in 1632 by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan to house the remains of his cherished wife, the Taj Mahal stands on the southern bank of the Yamuna River in Agra, India. The Taj Mahal was built over more than 20 years and is one of the most outstanding examples of Mughal architecture. Which combined Indian, Persian and Islamic influences. An estimated 20,000 laborers were recruited from all over Asia

  • Essay On Zardozi

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    Bangladesh as these had been the part of Mughal culture and empire, especially at the time of Mughal ruler Akbar. Apart from many Mughal motifs and patterns the most elegant is the delicate Jaali (net) on some parts of the fabric. Zardozi usually features geometric shapes along with floral designs (Figure 28). Zardozi is actually an ancient Persian embroidery form. In Persia, ‘Zar’ means gold and ‘Dozi’ denotes embroidery. Since this craft was also developed during Mughal rule in India with various cultural

  • A Report On Royal Rajasthan Essay

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    you will be received and assisted by our officials and representatives, who will take you to your hotel and help you to check-in. While the city of New Delhi is the capital of India and offers a seamless combination of ancient and contemporary architecture, which represents the country’s colonial past, the adjoining Old Delhi predominantly comes up with an ambiance that is rich in ageless cohesion of culture, heritage, history and tradition, all of which date back to the medieval era. Night stay