Backside Overview Fatehpur Sikri
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Backside Overview Fatehpur Sikri

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Schlüsselworte: fatehpur, sikri, india, ruins

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From here you can see some of the beautiful workmanship that went into building this palace. Fatehpur Sikri is often overlooked by tourists which is a real shame as one could spend days exploring its wonders.

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A: Fatehpur Sikr, Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India

von Edward Oest, 150 Meter entfernt

Fatehpur Sikri Palace complex was built over a number of years in the 1500’s. It was built by the Mug...

Fatehpur Sikr, Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India

B: Peerless Pool (Anup Talao) Fatehpur Sikri

von Roger Berry, 180 Meter entfernt

Anup Talao, or Peerless Pool is located in front of khawabgah, Akbar's private quarters. This is one ...

Peerless Pool (Anup Talao) Fatehpur Sikri

C: Diwan-i-Khas (hall of private audience), Fatehpur Sikri

von Roger Berry, 190 Meter entfernt

From this elevated platform, Akbar would conduct public audience and hear the entreaties of his subje...

Diwan-i-Khas (hall of private audience), Fatehpur Sikri

D: Jama Masjid (mosque) Tombs, Fatehpur Sikri

von Roger Berry, 240 Meter entfernt

There are many tombs at the Jama Masjid here in Fatehpur Sikri. The main tomb is the Salim Chisti Tom...

Jama Masjid (mosque) Tombs, Fatehpur Sikri

E: Hira Minar, Elephant Tower, Fatehpur Sikri

von Roger Berry, 240 Meter entfernt

Hira Minar, an unusual tower studded with stone elephant tusks, thought to commemorate Akbar's favour...

Hira Minar, Elephant Tower, Fatehpur Sikri

F: Tomb of Sheikh Salim Chisti in the Jami Masjid, Fatehpur Sikri

von Roger Berry, 280 Meter entfernt

Tomb of Sheikh Salim Chisti in the Jami Masjid. This jewel like tomb enclosed within a four-pillared ...

Tomb of Sheikh Salim Chisti in the Jami Masjid, Fatehpur Sikri

G: Salim Chisti Tomb, Marble Entrance Hall

von Roger Berry, 290 Meter entfernt

The beautiful square marble tomb of Sheikh Salim Chishti is one of the finest examples of Mughal arch...

Salim Chisti Tomb, Marble Entrance Hall

H: Jama Masjid, Looking out Towards Salim Chisti Tomb

von Roger Berry, 320 Meter entfernt

Here in the east side of the Jama Masjid (mosque) as the early mornings sun shines in you can see how...

Jama Masjid, Looking out Towards Salim Chisti Tomb

I: Children at Fatehpur Sikri Jama Masjid

von Justin Imhoff, 340 Meter entfernt

Children at Fatehpur Sikri Jama Masjid

J: Inside The Jama Masjid at Fatehpur Sikri

von Roger Berry, 340 Meter entfernt

Jami Masjid or the Friday Mosque is one of the most beautiful and largest mosques of the world. This ...

Inside The Jama Masjid at Fatehpur Sikri

Das Panorama wurde in India, Asia aufgenommen

Dies ist ein Überblick von Asia

Asia is the biggest continent on Earth, a darling little gem floating around in space.

Hm, what is Asia? Who's in on it?

China and India are safe bets for Asian nations. Korea, Japan, Thailand, you're fine.

Europe? No. Europe would sort of be on the "Asian continent" if not for those pesky Ural mountains dividing things up in the middle, and then also the whole lineage of kings and wealth and nations and the EU and all that "give me my respect" stuff.
Russia would probably be happiest as its own continent, so for now we'll leave it in "Eurasia" and just hope the natural gas supplies keep flowing.

Pakistan and Afghanistan are dang close to Asia, but politically they show up in "Middle East" news stories an awful lot. Verdict: Eurasia.

I guess we'll actually have to consider everything from Turkey on eastward to be "Eurasian", although the moniker seems overlappitory of the territory.

The Asian economy is now officially raging like a wild furnace of lava that consumes everything in its path. Japan has had the largest individual economy in Asia for decades, but it is forecast that both India and China will outstrip Japan within twenty years.

China is the largest holder of United States debt and is positioned to become the world's next superpower, provided that Godzilla doesn't return and decide to stomp everybody back into the Shang Dynasty.

Text by Steve Smith.

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