Saturday, October 27, 2018

Amer Fort, Rajasthan, India

Amer Fort is known for its artistic Hindu style elements. With its large ramparts and series of gates and cobbled paths, the fort overlooks Maota Lake, which is the main source of water for the Amer Palace.

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Hawa Mahal, Jaipur, India

Jaipur is often referred to as the "Pink City." The city was painted pink in 1876 to welcome Queen Victoria's husband, Prince Albert, and still maintains its reddish hue today.

The Hawa Mahal is an extension of Jaipur's City Palace. Its windows allowed royal women to observe street life without appearing in public.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Agra Fort, India

Agra Fort is a historical fort in the city of Agra in India. It was the main residence of the emperors of the Mughal Dynasty until 1638, when the capital was shifted from Agra to Delhi. The Agra fort is a UNESCO World Heritage site. It is about 2.5 km northwest of its more famous sister monument, the Taj Mahal. The fort can be more accurately described as a walled city.


Outside Agra Fort