1 Like

Jama Masjid, Entry Gate 1
New Delhi
The Jama Masjid in Delhi is the largest mosque in India and was built between 1644 and 1658 during the reign of Shah Jahan. Originally known as the Masjid-i-Jahanuma, or 'mosque commanding view of the world', the mosque is built of colossal proportions and has a courtyard, which can accommodate 25,000 devotees. Made of sandstone and white marble, the mosque has three gateways, two 40m high minarets and four towers. This is Gate number-1 on the south side.
Copyright: Roger Berry
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 6910x3455
Uploaded: 15/05/2010
Updated: 12/06/2014
Views:

...


Tags: jama; masjid; gate; delhi
comments powered by Disqus

Roger Berry
Jama Masjid, Overview from Minarets (tower)
Roger Berry
Delhi, Jama Masjid Courtyard View
Roger Berry
Jama Masjid Inside View
Roger Berry
Jama Masjid Front Gateway
Roger Berry
Red Fort Entrance, Delhi
George Velesko
The Red Fort Courtyard
Roger Berry
Moti Masjid in The Red Fort Delhi
George Velesko
Khari Baoli Rooftop
Roger Berry
Delhi Spice Market
Roger Berry
Delhi Spice Marker narrow side street.
Roger Berry
National Gandhi Museum
Roger Berry
Gandhi's bedroom, New Delhi
dieter kik
Jazz, Musique de rue, rue Kereon, Quimper Finistere 7425
Bane Obradović
Crkva Sv. Jovana Krstitelja, Bele Vode, Mokra Gora
Igor Adamec
Vršič (1737m)
Igor Adamec
Vršič (1737m)
Nuurs Ortiz
St. Bernard de Clairvaux Church Corredor
Udaykumar
400 Years Hyderabad where Unity Lives in Diversity, Charminar as witness.
Arroz Marisco
Chorten before Phurte
Martin Broomfield
English Bay and Burrard Inlet, Vancouver
jacky cheng
Yungang Grottoes - Cave on the 20th
Lakeshore State Park
jacky cheng
Chongqing coral dam-0017
John Willetts ARPS
Westonbirt Arboretum, Autumn colour
Roger Berry
Prayag Ghat Varanasi
Roger Berry
Buland Darwaza Gate, Fatehpur Sikri
Roger Berry
Peruvanam Mahadeva Temple Pooram, High Close-up View of Elephants
Roger Berry
Arattupuzha Pooram
Roger Berry
Buffalos Headed Towards the Taj Mahal
Roger Berry
Sonepur Mela, Washing Elephants
Roger Berry
Jama Masjid Front Gateway
Roger Berry
Rana Mahal Ghat, Varanasi
Roger Berry
Dashashwamedha Ghat Varanasi
Roger Berry
Hira Minar, Elephant Tower, Fatehpur Sikri
Roger Berry
Bikaner, Camels Pulling Carts
Roger Berry
Nagaur Cattle Fair, Horse Dance
More About 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.