Agra’s third main tourist attraction after the Taj Mahal and the Red Fort is the tomb of I’timad-ud-Daulah, more commonly know as the “Baby Taj”. The first Mughal building to be faced with white marble inlaid with contrasting semi-precious stones – it set the architectural precedent for the Taj Mahal built a couple of decades later.
The “Baby Taj” is a perfectly proportioned gem of a building, highly decorated with complex geometric patterns set in serene gardens on the banks of the Yamuna River:
© Mark Simms Photography (2014)
4 Responses to “Baby Taj”
design everywhere, exquisite details. Beautiful photos again Mark. You really must publish a book of these!!!
Thanks Cyb……I did do some 2015 calendars of India shots for Christmas presents 😊