Sunday, 30 December 2012

255 IN - Fatehpur Sikri (1986)

Brief Description

"Built during the second half of the 16th century by the Emperor Akbar, Fatehpur Sikri (the City of Victory) was the capital of the Mughal Empire for only some 10 years. The complex of monuments and temples, all in a uniform architectural style, includes one of the largest mosques in India, the Jama Masjid."

"法塔赫布尔西格里(胜利之城),由阿克巴皇帝(Emperor Akbar)于16世纪后半期而建,它作为莫卧儿王国的首都只有约十年的历史。城中的整体建筑和寺庙都遵循统一的建筑风格,其中包括印度最大的清真寺渣墨清真寺(Jama Masjid)。"
Source UNESCO WH website
Buland Darwaza

Jami Masjid

Panch Mahal

Courtesy of ahmedvnit from postcrossing forum

Salim Chisti
Marble screen of Salim Chisti

Maryam's House

Column of Panch Mahal

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