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Hira Minar, Elephant Tower, Fatehpur Sikri
India
Hira Minar, an unusual tower studded with stone elephant tusks, thought to commemorate Akbar's favourite elephant 'Hira Minar'. Climbing up the inside spiral staircase to the top gives you a very nice view of Fatehpur Sikri's ruins.
Copyright: Roger berry
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 6860x3430
Chargée: 17/05/2010
Mis à jour: 12/06/2014
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Tags: hira; minar; elephant; tower; fatehpur; sikri; india
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