Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Rani Sipri's Tomb, Ahmedabad

Rani Sipri's Tomb is located in the old area of Ahmadabad within the same complex as Rani Sipri Mosque. It is one of the ancient monuments that has a combination of Indo-Islamic architecture.



Constructed some time in 16th century the tomb has a large dome in the central part surrounded by 4 small domes in the 4 corners. The tomb has screens made of stones have been carved beautifully.



21 comments:

Jeevan said...

Really beautiful and elegant monument! Impressive windows work

Al said...

Very impressive.

NatureFootstep said...

nice artwork in this buildings. :)

rupam sarma said...

Amazing. Great pics. Thanks for sharing.

Spare Parts and Pics said...

A really impressive tomb! The carved stones are amazing.

magiceye said...

Intricate and exquisite work!

LV said...

Such interesting and unique structures.

Lady Fi said...

So pretty!

Carol @Comfort Spring Station said...

I love the carved screens - such beautiful details

Thomas Lee said...

Artwork tomb

Photo Cache said...

I am thinking it would also be a nice design for a house.

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Yogi♪♪♪ said...

Beautiful!

teamgsquare said...

Beautiful....

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

All that intricate stone work is an invitation for shadows to burrow in!

Jeanna said...

Those stone screens are really interesting, and I'm glad for the close up of them. How unique or at least I've never heard of them. They're quite impressive.

Paula Scott Molokai Girl Studio said...

Wow! That is one heck of a building to be entombed in!

JoAnn ( Scene Through My Eyes) said...

Absolutely amazing!

Phil Slade said...

Such intricate and beautiful carving. It must have taken many years to complete the tomb.

AJEYA RAO said...

Very creative and elegant designs.

Kathe W. said...

so beautiful!

Forest Dream Weaver said...

Exquisite carving!