The old-world charm
Garbed in ethnic attires, with a porridge bowl in the hand and taking in the ever so captivating beauty of the vicinity, travelling to the miraculous...
Garbed in ethnic attires, with a porridge bowl in the hand and taking in the ever so captivating beauty of the vicinity, travelling to the miraculous Moghul Heritage in India to transport back to the old world. Here are a few destinations that you could visit for a memorable vacation
Mughul Gardens, Srinagar
The gardens follow the same rectangular layout with a series of terraces rising one above the other up the hillside. Down the centre, flows a stone channel carrying water through a series of pools and cascades. This system of carrying running water through the artificial cascades, and the layout of the fountains, was introduced to India by the artisans employed by the emperor Akbar.
Fatehpur Sikri, Agra
The city of Agra stands in testimony to the great amount of architectural activity of the Mughals. The buildings within Fatehpur Sikri are a unique blend of different architectural traditions. Though the general layout and concept of the buildings conform to the Islamic style of architecture.
The important monuments within Fatehpur Sikri encompass of, the Diwan-I-Aam (Hall of Public Audience), Diwan-I-Khas (Hall of Private Audience), Panch Mahal, Jodha Bai's Palace and Jami Masjid (The Mosque).
Amber Palace, Jaipur
Rajasthan is a classic blend of beauty and historicity. Overlooking the beautiful Maota Lake is the fort-palace complex, Amber Fort, also known as the Amer Fort. Located 11 kms away from the city, Amber Fort is well-known for the grandeur it features and is an integral part of the city. Featuring an amalgam of Hindu and Muslim architectural styles, Amber Fort leaves every visitor mesmerised. When in Jaipur, you really can't miss visiting this magnificent Fort. Also, the fort offers spectacular views of the city from the top.