Mughal Architecture

The Mughal rulers were visionaries who contributed significantly in the all-round development of various arts, crafts, music, building and architecture. Babar took considerable interest in erecting buildings, though few have survived. The mosque at ‘Kabuli Bagh’ at...

Delhi Style of Architecture

The Delhi or the Imperial Style of Indo-Islamic architecture flourished between 1191-1557 A.D. and covered Muslim dynasties viz., Slave (1191-1246 A.D.), Khilji (1290-1320 A.D.), Tughlaq (1320-1413 A.D.), Sayyid (1414-1444 A.D.) and Lodi (1451-1557 A.D.). The first...

Indo-Islamic Architecture

  The Arab conquest of Sind in the year 712 A.D. and the subsequent advent of the Islamic rule in India towards the end of the 12th century A.D. introduced new elements into the Indian architecture such as the use of shapes, calligraphy, ornamentation using inlay...
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