Fatehpur Sikri: The culmination of Muslim and Hindu architecture

Location: Agra, Uttar Pradesh
Built in:   1571 – 1585
Build By: Akbar
Fatehpur Sikri is about 37 kms from Agra and is built in Red Sandstone during the second half of the 16th century by the Emperor Akbar. For only some 10 years, Fatehpur Sikri was the capital of the Mughal Empire. All the complex of temples and [...]

Taj Mahal – One of the Seven Wonders of the World

The Taj Mahal is now known as one of the Seven Wonders of the World. It was built in 1631 by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. He built it in memory of his favorite wife, Mumtaz Mahal.
The Taj Mahal or the Taj is considered the finest example of Mughal architecture, a style that combines elements from [...]