Tag Archives: India

Lotus Temple

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This beautifully structured temple is located in New Delhi, India, and was built in 1986. This piece of architecture is inspired by the beauty of the lotus flower and is mostly constructed of marble, cement, dolomite, and sand.  The lotus temple have won numerous architectural awards and featured in many magazines for the past decade. The temple is surrounded by nine ponds which appears to make as if the lotus is floating in the pond. Source: History in World

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Fatehpur Sikri

Fatehpur Sikri is a royal city in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. This glorious city once served as the capital of the Mughal Empire during 15th century. There are some buildings in Fatehpur Sikri are built mostly with red stone.  And the compound has small palaces which were built for specific purposes.