Archive for the 'Buildings' Category

Millenium Bank, Gdansk, Poland

Sunday, August 13th, 2006

Millenium Bank in Gdansk Wrzeszcz (district of Gdansk)

The Taj Mahal, Agra, India

Monday, July 10th, 2006

The Taj Mahal (Hindi: ताज महल, Persian, Urdu: تاج محل), is a monument located in Agra in India, constructed between 1631 and 1654 by a workforce of 20,000. The Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan commissioned its construction as a mausoleum for his favourite wife, Arjumand Bano Begum, who is better known as Mumtaz Mahal.

[View of Taj Mahal monument from the roof of the Gatehouse, looking across the Chahar Bagh - Gardens of Paradise, through the mid-morning ... all » haze. Cooking fires in the early morning produced a haze which persisted until mid-afternoon. All Taj Mahal videos by by Armchair Travel Co Ltd, London]

The Taj Mahal (sometimes called “the Taj”) is generally considered the finest example of Mughal architecture, a style that combines elements of Indian, Persian architecture and Turkish architecture[1] [2]. The Taj Mahal has achieved special note because of the romance of its inspiration. While the white domed marble mausoleum is the most familiar part of the monument, the Taj Mahal is actually an integrated complex of structures.
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Post office, Słupsk, Poland

Sunday, May 28th, 2006

Post office in Słupsk at Lukasiewicza Street.