Mughal architecture and construction work:

Important information about the important construction work of Mughal architecture and architecture:

Mughal Architecture: The art that has been called Mughal architecture is a mixture of Islamic art of Central Asia and Indian Hindu art. The main feature of Mughal architecture is the inlay 'Pitradura' made of precious stones based on marble stones and the use of running water in tombs and luxury buildings. From the time of Akbar, a new architectural style developed by mixing Islamic and Hindu art.

In this art, round domes, high-rise minarets and arches, roofs, pillars and pointed arches were taken from Islamic art. Initially red stone was used and emphasis was given on making the buildings large and strong, but later the use of white marble was included in these buildings and they were carved, using gold and silver water and colored bell-boots etc. Tried to make it very beautiful.

Mughal Architecture: Mughal architecture, which is a mixture of Indian, Islamic and Persian architecture, is a special style that originated in the Mughal Empire in India in the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries.

Early Mughal Architecture: The Mughal dynasty began with Emperor Babur in 1526. Babur built a mosque at Panipat, as a memorial to his victory over Ibrahim Lodhi. Another mosque, which is called Babri Masjid. Some of the primary and most characteristic examples, which remain of early Mughal architecture, date from the short reign of Emperor Sher Shah Suri (1540–1545); who was not a Mughal.

These include a mosque, Qila-i-Cunha (1541) near Delhi, the strategic architecture of the Red Fort in Delhi, and the Rohtas Fort, on the banks of the Jhelum, in present-day Pakistan. His tomb, which is octagonal, built on a base in the middle of a lake, is at Sasaram, which was built by his son and successor Islam Shah Suri (1545–1553). was built by.

Let's know about the construction works of Mughal period :-

Construction Place Builder
Kabuli Bagh Panipat Babar
Dinpanah Nagar Agra Humayun
Old Fort Delhi Sher Shah
Rohtas Garh Fort Rohtas Sher Shah
Sher Shah's Tomb Sasaram Sher Shah
Humayun's Tomb Delhi Haji Begum
Agra Fort Agra Akbar
Fatehpur Sikri Palace Fatehpur Sikri Akbar
Jodha Bai Mahal Fatehpur Sikri Akbar
JAMA Masjid Fatehpur Sikri Akbar
Buland Darwaza Fatehpur Sikri Akbar
Salim Chishti's Tomb Fatehpur Sikri Akbar
Akbar's Tomb Sikandra Jahangir
Itmad-ud-Daulah's Tomb Agra Noorjahan
Jahangir's Tomb Shahdara (Lahore) Noorjahan
JAMA Masjid Agra Shahjahan
Taj Mahal Agra Shahjahan
Red Fort Delhi Shahjahan
Rabia Uddaurani's Tomb Aurangabad Aurangzeb
Badshahi Mosque Lahore Aurangzeb

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