Friday, October 22, 2010

Fatehpur Sikri

Fatehpur Sikri
entering fatehpur sikri
Fatehpur Sikri, india
decorated pillars of fatehpur sikri
Fatehpur Sikri
famous pillar at Fatehpur Sikri
carved stones in Fatehpur Sikri
Outside world turns into a mosaic when looking through the pierced marble screen of Sheikh Salim tomb in Fatehpur Sikri
Anuuup Talao in Fatehpur Sikri
Fatehpur Sikri was the political capital city of the Mughal (Mogul) Empire from 1571 until 1585 during the rule of Akbar the Great (builder of the Taj Mahal). It was eventually abandoned when the water sources dried up and the Mughal Empire moved it's capital to Lahore in modern day Pakistan 
royal palace in fatehpur sikri
Royal Palace
artistic pillars at fatehpur sikri
artistic pillars at fatehpur sikri
Jama Masjid, indiaMajestic frontal view of jama masjid

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