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Province
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India
Maharashtra
Khuldabad
 The Zainuddin Shirzai Maqbara is the tomb of a Persian Sufi saint.
India
Maharashtra
Khuldabad
 Blue coloured mosque at Khuldabad.
India
Maharashtra
Khuldabad
 The simple tomb of the sixth and final Moghul emperor, Aurangzeb. The marble screen was added by the Nizam of Hyderabad.
India
Maharashtra
Ellora
 The Ellora caves date from 600 to 1000 AD. The are a mix of Buddhist, Hindu and Jain and are famed for their sculptures.
India
Maharashtra
Ellora
Indra Sabana Cave Temple
 The Indra Sabha is the most beautiful of the Jain caves.
India
Maharashtra
Ellora
Indra Sabana Cave Temple
 The two storey temple is covered with carvings.
India
Maharashtra
Ellora
Indra Sabana Cave Temple
 Beautiful carved pillar inside the temple dedicated to the Jain religion.
India
Maharashtra
Ellora
Indra Sabana Cave Temple
 Detail of Jain scupltures.
India
Maharashtra
Ellora
Indra Sabana Cave Temple
 A Jain Tirthankar (teacher).
India
Maharashtra
Ellora
Indra Sabana Cave Temple
 The inner chamber.
India
Maharashtra
Ellora
Ramesvara Cave Temple
 The Ramesvara is a Hindu cave dedicated to Shiva.
India
Maharashtra
Ellora
Ramesvara Cave Temple
 Exquiste carvings at the entrance to the cave temple.
India
Maharashtra
Ellora
Ramesvara Cave Temple
 Ganga, the mother Ganges.
India
Maharashtra
Ellora
Ramesvara Cave Temple
 The marriage of Shiva and Parvati.
India
Maharashtra
Ellora
Ramesvara Cave Temple
 The demon Rawana trying to shake Shiva's mountain, Kailasa. Shiva stops him with his toe.
India
Maharashtra
Ellora
Ramesvara Cave Temple
 Shiva dancing.
India
Maharashtra
Ellora
Cave 29
 Cave 29 is Hindu and is one of Ellora's largest.
India
Maharashtra
Ellora
Cave 29
 Detail of columns.
India
Maharashtra
Ellora
Das Avatara Temple
 The Das Avatara is a free standing temple excavated from the surrounding rock.
India
Maharashtra
Ellora
Das Avatara Temple
 The Das Avatara is a Hindu temple dedicated to Shiva.
India
Maharashtra
Ellora
 Cave 1 is the oldest of the Buddhist caves and consists of a large hall with cells for the monks.
India
Maharashtra
Ellora
 Cave 10 is an elaborately carved Buddhist chapel.
India
Maharashtra
Ellora
 The three storey Buddhist Cave 11.
India
Maharashtra
Ellora
 The intricately carved Cave 9 is above the simpler Cave 8. Both are Buddhist.
India
Maharashtra
Ellora
 Vishnu in his boar incarnation, Varaha.
India
Maharashtra
Ellora
Kalaisa Temple
 The Kalaisa Temple is the pinnacle of cave temple architecture in the world. It dates from the 7th century and took 200 years to build.
India
Maharashtra
Ellora
Kalaisa Temple
 Over 200,000 tons of rock were excavated to leave the free standing temple.
India
Maharashtra
Ellora
Kalaisa Temple
 The temple is 50m long and 35m wide.
India
Maharashtra
Ellora
Kailasa Temple
 The temple contains very intricately carved structures.
India
Maharashtra
Ellora
Kalaisa Temple
 Carvings depicting Hindu deities and stories.
India
Maharashtra
Ellora
Kalaisa Temple
 Detail from a temple wall.
India
Maharashtra
Ellora
Kalaisa Temple
 Carved free standing pillar.
India
Maharashtra
Ellora
Kalaisa Temple
 Shiva breaking out of a lingam.
India
Maharashtra
Ellora
Kalaisa Temple
 The free standing temple is 30m high.
India
Madhya Pradesh
Indore
 The tombs of the Holkar kings and queens who ruled Indore.
India
Madhya Pradesh
Bhopal
Taj ul Masjid
 The mosque was begun in the 19th century but never completed.
India
Madhya Pradesh
Bhopal
Jama Masjid
 The Jama Masjid dates from 1837.
India
Madhya Pradesh
Mandu
 Mandu is set on a rocky outcrop surrounded by ravines. The city was founded in 1304.
India
Madhya Pradesh
Mandu
 Mandu has the best collection of Afghan architecture in India.
India
Madhya Pradesh
Mandu
 Mandu contains many Afghan style tombs over its 20 square kilometres.
India
Madhya Pradesh
Mandu
 The 15th century Palace of Gada Shah.
India
Madhya Pradesh
Mandu
 Mandu became an Afghan capital in the 15th century.
India
Madhya Pradesh
Mandu
 A water lift.
India
Madhya Pradesh
Mandu
 The guard pavillion.
India
Madhya Pradesh
Mandu
 Part of the 45km walls that surround the 20 square kilometre deserted city.
India
Madhya Pradesh
Mandu
 Delhi Gate.
India
Madhya Pradesh
Mandu
 The Moghul period Elephant Gate.
India
Madhya Pradesh
Mandu
 The royal enclosure.
India
Madhya Pradesh
Mandu
 The city was abandoned in the 18th century.
India
Madhya Pradesh
Mandu
Hindola Mahal
 Hindola Mahal is a 15th century palace.
India
Madhya Pradesh
Mandu
Hindola Mahal
 The entrance to the palace.
India
Madhya Pradesh
Mandu
 The Dilawar Khan Mosque was built in 1405 from the ruins of Hindu temples.
India
Madhya Pradesh
Mandu
 Mandu has a large collection of Afghan architecture.
India
Madhya Pradesh
Mandu
Jahaz Mahal
 The Jahaz Mahal (Ship Palace) lies on a strip of land between two lakes and is 122m long and 15m wide.
India
Madhya Pradesh
Mandu
Jahaz Mahal
 The palace roof terrace is reached by a long outside staircase.
India
Madhya Pradesh
Mandu
Jahaz Mahal
 The Moghul emperor, Jehangir spent much time at this palace.
India
Madhya Pradesh
Mandu
Jahaz Mahal
 Channels for water for the palace.
India
Madhya Pradesh
Mandu
Jahaz Mahal
 Pools and step wells.
India
Madhya Pradesh
Mandu
Jahaz Mahal
 Steps to the lake.
India
Madhya Pradesh
Mandu
Jahaz Mahal
 Rooftop pavillion.
India
Madhya Pradesh
Mandu
 Hindu pillar overlooking dry landscape.
India
Madhya Pradesh
Mandu
 Hindu cave from the 11th century.
India
Madhya Pradesh
Mandu
 Remnants of a 12th century Hindu building.
India
Madhya Pradesh
Mandu
Great Mosque
 The Great Mosque is the largest building in Mandu.
India
Madhya Pradesh
Mandu
Great Mosque
 The mosque dates from 1454.
India
Madhya Pradesh
Mandu
Great Mosque
 The mosque has 59 domes of all sizes.
India
Madhya Pradesh
Mandu
Great Mosque
 Koranic inscriptions.
India
Madhya Pradesh
Mandu
Great Mosque
 The open courtyard.
India
Madhya Pradesh
Mandu
 The marble tomb of Hoshang Shah.
India
Madhya Pradesh
Mandu
 Ashrafi Mahal was built as a school.
India
Madhya Pradesh
Mandu
 Afghan buildings by a pool.
India
Madhya Pradesh
Mandu
 Mandu contains many Afghan style tombs over its 20 square kilometres area.
India
Madhya Pradesh
Mandu
 The tomb of Darya Khan.
India
Madhya Pradesh
Mandu
 The Elephant Palace.
India
Madhya Pradesh
Mandu
 Rupmati's pavillion is on the southern edge of Mandu and named after a singer.
India
Madhya Pradesh
Mandu
Malik Mughith Mosque
 The Malik Mughith Mosque was built in 1432.
India
Madhya Pradesh
Mandu
Malik Mughith Mosque
 The mosque was constructed from destroyed Hindu temples.
India
Madhya Pradesh
Mandu
Palace of Baz Bahadur
 The Palace of Baz Bahadur, the final indipendant ruler of Mandu.
India
Madhya Pradesh
Mandu
Palace of Baz Bahadur
 The palace was built in 1509.
India
Madhya Pradesh
Mandu
Palace of Baz Bahadur
 Water pool and pavillion.
India
Madhya Pradesh
Mandu
 Some of the many ruins around Mandu.
India
Madhya Pradesh
Jabalpur
Madan Shah
 Madan Shah was built in 1116.
India
Madhya Pradesh
Jabalpur
Madan Shah
 The fort was the centre of the Gonds, a pre-Aryan tribal people who ruled the region until Moghul times.
India
Madhya Pradesh
Sanchi
 Sanchi is a 91m high hill containing the oldest Buddhist structures in India.
India
Madhya Pradesh
Sanchi
Great Stupa
 The structures at Sanchi date from the 3rd century BC and the site was founded by the Emperor Ashoka.
India
Madhya Pradesh
Sanchi
Great Stupa
 The Great Stupa was built in the 3rd century BC by Ashoka. The four gateways were added in 35 BC.
India
Madhya Pradesh
Sanchi
Great Stupa
 Carving of the Buddha (represented by a bo tree) with his disciples.
India
Madhya Pradesh
Sanchi
Great Stupa
 Woman and elephants.
India
Madhya Pradesh
Sanchi
Great Stupa
 Carving of the Buddha (represented by a wheel) giving his first sermon.
India
Madhya Pradesh
Sanchi
Great Stupa
 The Southern Gateway.
India
Madhya Pradesh
Sanchi
Great Stupa
 The birth of Buddha, represented by a lotus flower.
India
Madhya Pradesh
Sanchi
Great Stupa
 The death of Buddha, represented by a stupa.
India
Madhya Pradesh
Sanchi
Great Stupa
 The tripple lion of Ashoka is now the symbol of India.
India
Madhya Pradesh
Sanchi
Great Stupa
 Carved demons.
India
Madhya Pradesh
Sanchi
Great Stupa
 The East Gate.
India
Madhya Pradesh
Sanchi
Great Stupa
 Sanchi has the best Buddhist carvings in India.
India
Madhya Pradesh
Sanchi
 A 7th century hall with Greek influence.
India
Madhya Pradesh
Sanchi
 Stupa 3 is 8m high with a single gateway built in the 2nd century BC.
India
Madhya Pradesh
Sanchi
 A 4th century Gupta temple.
India
Madhya Pradesh
Sanchi
 Khamb Baba is a pillar erected by Heliodorus, a Greek ambassador from the Graeco-Buddhist city of Taxila (now in Pakistan).

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