Naulakha Pavilion - Sheesh Mahal - Built in 1633 by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan as a small summer house, it cost around 900,000 rupees, an exorbitant amount at the time.  It is called Naulakha Because in Urdu language, the word means 'worth 9 lakhs rupees'.  Lahore 44

Naulakha Pavilion - Sheesh Mahal - Built in 1633 by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan as a small summer house, it cost around 900,000 rupees, an exorbitant amount at the time. It is called Naulakha Because in Urdu language, the word means 'worth 9 lakhs rupees'. Lahore 44

Sami Angawi House (Al- Makkyyah) - Jeddah, These are the type of home that are perfect for Islamic Art. For it is an imaginary description of the Heaven mentioned in the Qoran

Sami Angawi House (Al- Makkyyah) - Jeddah, These are the type of home that are perfect for Islamic Art. For it is an imaginary description of the Heaven mentioned in the Qoran

To the west of the Taj is the Mosque,made up of Red sand stone.  It faces the direction of the holy city of Mecca

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To the west of the Taj is the Mosque,made up of Red sand stone. It faces the direction of the holy city of Mecca

The Red Fort was the residence of the Mughal emperor of India for nearly 200 years, until 1857. It is located in the centre of Delhi and houses a number of museums.

The Red Fort was the residence of the Mughal emperor of India for nearly 200 years, until 1857. It is located in the centre of Delhi and houses a number of museums.

Sheesh Mahal is an interior room covered in thousands of tiny mirrors.  This room is in  Junagarh Fort, Bikaner, Rajasthan, India.

Sheesh Mahal is an interior room covered in thousands of tiny mirrors. This room is in Junagarh Fort, Bikaner, Rajasthan, India.

Byzantine Mosaics, characteristic of ISLAMIC ARCHITECTURE   Vibrant color tile work.  Mosaics with beautiful and complex patterns.

Byzantine Mosaics, characteristic of ISLAMIC ARCHITECTURE Vibrant color tile work. Mosaics with beautiful and complex patterns.

The Mosque of Shaykh Lutfallah: The richly tiled portal of the Mosque topped with the off-axis golden tiled dome | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

The Mosque of Shaykh Lutfallah: The richly tiled portal of the Mosque topped with the off-axis golden tiled dome | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

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