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Red Fort, Delhi, India


Red Fort (from Jama Masjid)

Lahore Gate (more)

Balcony

Diwan-i-am (more)

Diwan-i-am ...

Pillared hall (more)

... or the hall of public audience

Seat of Mughal power

Inner sanctum

Emperor's haunts

Emperor's quarters ...

... a.k.a. Khas Mahal (more)

Diwan-i-khas (1, 2)

Ex-home of the Peacock Throne

"If there is a paradise on earth ...

... it is this, it is this, it is this."

Marble inlay work (more)

Sound and Light show

Sound and Light show

View of Moti Masjid (more)

Rang Mahal (more)

Shahi Burj

Corner building

Moon & dome

The photos above were taken in 2005, the ones below in Aug 2013

   

The ramparts (more)

John at Lahori Gate

Tricolor pride

Built by Shah Jahan

Diwan-i-am
(Hall of Public Audience)

Diwan-i-am
(Hall of Public Audience)

Pillared hall with throne

Diwan-i-khas
(Hall of Private Audience)

Fine marble inlay work (closeup)

Much like the Taj Mahal

Nahr-i-Behisht

("Stream of Paradise")

Facing Lahori Gate

     

 

 

 

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