DAILY PHOTO: Lahori Gate of Red Fort

 

Taken in October of 2013 in Delhi

Taken in October of 2013 in Delhi

RedFort13The seven white, bulbous mini-domes in the top background of the bottom shot are the same as those at the top of the upper photo. Fortifications are built out in front of the gate to add a measure of security. There is no line-of-sight view of the gate from the front.

DAILY PHOTO: Indo-Islamic Lattice Window

Taken in November of 2013 at Fatehpur Sikri.

Taken in November of 2013 at Fatehpur Sikri.

This elaborate lattice is carved out of white marble. It’s part of the Tomb of Salim Chishti, a Sufi saint, and is located on the grounds of the Jama Masjid (Mosque) at Fatehpur Sikri.