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Amazing Architecture: Gol Gombadh meaning "rose dome", is the mausoleum of Mohammed Adil Shah, Sultan of Bijapur. The tomb was completed in 1656 by the architect Yaqut of Dabul. Although "impressively simple in design", it is the "structural triumph of Deccan architecture".

Gol Gumbaz, Bijapur District, Karnataka Province/State, India. Gol Gumbaz is the mausoleum of Mohammed Adil Shah, Sultan of Bijapur. The tomb, located in Bijapur, Karnataka in India, was completed in 1656 by the architect Yaqut of Dabul. Although "impressively simple in design", it is the "structural triumph of Deccan architecture".

Gol Gumbaz, Bijapur, Karnataka This tomb was completed in 1656 by the architect Yaqut of Dabul. Although "impressively simple in design", it is the "structural triumph of Deccan architecture" and has the distinction of having the second largest dome in the world.

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A PARCEL GILT CALLIGRAPHIC PROCESSIONAL STANDARD ('ALAM) - DECCAN, POSSIBLY BIDAR, 18TH CENTURY

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the Ellora Monoliths: Rashtrakuta Architecture In the Deccan

Goa is the most sought after destination of the Deccan Odyssey luxury train. This Deccan Odyssey destination is not only famous for its beaches, but is also famous for its architecture reflecting the customs and traditions of the Portuguese.

A lady holding a garland: a fragment from a picchavai Deccan, 18th Century

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ca. 1640–50, Kalamkari Hanging with Figures in an Architectural Setting. India, Deccan, Culture: Islamic Medium: Cotton; plain weave, mordant-painted and dyed, resist-dyed.

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7 Indian Tourist Activities That Would Change You Forever

A weeklong stay in any ashram in Rishikesh would change who you are. Many Yoga, meditation and craft based workshops are conducted.