Intricate Jali – Stone latticework window overlooking the Jama Masjid courtyard.
About 25 miles from Agra is the city of Fatehpur Sikri (Hindi: फ़तेहपुर सीकरी, Urdu: فتحپور سیکری), founded by the Mughal Emperor Akbar, which also served as his capital from 1571-1585. Here he proceeded to build a grand walled city which today is one of the best preserved collections of Mughal Architecture in India.
The Tomb of the Sufi saint Salim Chishti (descendant of Khwaja Mouniddin Chishti of Ajmer) built inside the imperial complex is particularly mesmerizing. Facing south toward the Buland Darwaza, the shrine is enclosed by delicately carved Jalis– marble stone screens and topped by a single semicircular dome.
Jama Masjid courtyard
The atmosphere of the place is beautifully exemplified in this haunting melody from the movie Garam Hawa (Hot Winds), 1973.
lovely post gonna try to find this movie someplace
love the info u gave
dont know about the movie will try watch it 🙂
hahahaha for once i thought wowoowww my name Jalis hehhehe
but its an arabic word Quran me bhi iska mention hain 🙂
Lovely clicks Simi..