ASIA-INDIA/Uttar Pradesh-Agra

WORLD FAMOUS BUILDINGS

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From The world atlas of Architecture' John Julius Norwich/Portland House,1988,

 

Taj Mahal
 
  Agra




 Architect by Ustad Ahmad(1580-1649) on 1632-1643. The eternal symbol of love and the breatha kingly beautiful Taj Mahal in Agra Fort. Built in 1632-47 by Shah Jahan to house the remains of his favourite queen, Mumtaz Mahal; he too was later buried here. It rises from a terrace of pink sandstone 103m square with a minaret at each corner. It is designed within a cube, with base of 61m and a height of 62m. Photo by Byunguh Yu on 20 September 1995.

  

Enterance
 
  Taj Mahal, Agra

 

 

 Architect by Ustad Ahmad(1580-1649) on 1632-1643. Photo by Byunguh Yu on 20 September 1995.

 

Minar
 
  Taj Mahal, Agra

 


 Architect by Ustad Ahmad(1580-1649) on 1632-1643. Photo by Byunguh Yu on 20 September 1995.
   

 

Corridor
 
  Taj Mahal, Agra

 

 
Architect by Ustad Ahmad(1580-1649) on 1632-1643. Photo by Byunguh Yu on 20 September 1995.

 

Administration House
  
 Taj Mahal, Agra

  


 Architect by Ustad Ahmad(1580-1649) on 1632-1643. Photo by Byunguh Yu on 20 September 1995.

 

Taj Museum,Signboard
  
 Taj Mahal, Agra

 

Photo by Byunguh Yu on 20 September 1995.

 

Agra Fort
    Agra




 Built by three of the greatest Mughal Emperors is the Agra Fort.The construction of this massive structure began in 1565, under Akbar, and continued till the time of his grandson, Shahjahan, when it changed from a principally millitary structure to a more luxurious palace. Photo by Byunguh Yu on 20 September 1995.

 

Red Fortress Hall
    Agra



Photo by Byunguh Yu on 20 September 1995.

 

Agra Fort Exterior
    Agra

 

 

 Photo by Changyong Shin on 2003.

 

Agra Fort Enterance
    Agra



 Photo by Changyong Shin on 2003.

 

View from Agar Fort
    Agra



 Looking through the Agra Fort to the Taj Mahal in Agra.

 

Window
    near Agra  



 Photo by Byunguh Yu on 20 September 1995. 

 

Diwan-i-Khes Palace
    near Agra, Fatehpur Sikri  



 Photo by Byunguh Yu on 20 September 1995.

 

Hotel Inner Courtyard
    near Agra



 Photo by Byunguh Yu on 20 September 1995.