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Tejo Mahalay - The ancient Hindu Temple Palace which was taken from the Hindu Maharaja (King) of Jaipur, during the Mughal Invasion of India. The ex-Maharaja of Jaipur family still retains the collection two orders from Shah Jahan for surrendering the Hindu Temple Palace. Using captured Hindu temples and mansions, as a burial place for dead courtiers and royalty was a common practice among Muslim invaders in India

The Taj Mahal, India

The back of the Taj Mahal, India. Makes a change to see a different view of the Taj Mahal.

This has to be the most romantic place on Earth. Imagine sitting at sunrise in front of one of the modern architectural wonders of the world in a soft but dense mist, with a garden of green grass wet and shimmering in front of you. Lush greenery, wild green parrots fluttering around above you, and small squirrels running around the tree trunks beside you as you sit and wonder how come you didn't even notice the buzz of the crowds surrounding you.

Taj Mahal at sunrise - Agra, India I was lucky enough to witness this. Something I will never, ever forget.. Just breathtaking...

Taj Mahal - the "teardop on eternity" 1648, emperor Shah Jahan builds this in memory of his wife who died giving birth to their 14th child. "The extensive use of precious and semiprecious stones as inlay and the vast quantity of white marble required nearly bankrupted the empire."

Great scene...Taj Mahal, #India

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ॐ Chhatri - Hindu architecture umbrella in a beautiful Indian sunset, Rajasthan, Indja 卐