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THIS IS just a small sample of what we hope to exhibit. If you would like to contribute photos of Islamic art or architecture, or serve as curator for this gallery on the Internet, E-mail The Wisdom Fund.

50 Amazing Mosques From Around The World

Doris Duke's Shangi La

Islamic Architecture in India


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Agra Fort, built by Emperor Akbar between 1565 and 1574 AD. St. Augustine, Florida founded in 1565, Francis Drake entered San Francisco Bay in 1579, and claimed region for Britain.

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Buland Darwaza, built by Emperor Akbar in 1573, is 175 feet tall. An entrance to the imperial city of Fatehpur Sikri, it is evidence of the religious tolerance of Akbar the Great. The inscription on the Buland Darwaza is attributed to Jesus Christ. It reads, "The World is but a bridge, pass over but build no houses on it."

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Humayun's Tomb in New Delhi built between 1562 and 1572. Set in center of 348 meter square garden, the dome rises 42.5 meters above ground.

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Qutb Minar, built by Qutb Ud Din Aibak (founder of the "Slave Dynasty") in 1199. His son, Iltutmish, added three stories to this 72.5 meter (238 feet) tower. The Washington Monument, built between 1848 and 1933, is 555 feet tall.

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Qutb Minar, and it's surroundings.

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Safdarjung's Tomb, 1754, a marble and sandstone building, the last mausoleum built by the Mughals in India.

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Taj Mahal, built between 1631 and 1647, by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. Boston was established in 1630, Maryland founded as a Catholic colony in 1634, and Harvard College founded in 1636.

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Mumtaz Mahal's Tomb in the Taj Mahal.

Aramco Photo Archives

Palestine (1890 -- 1900)

Museum With No Frontiers

More Islamic Art and Architecture

Ramadan (2008)

Ramadan (2009)

Saddam Hussein's Palaces

Noor Inayat Khan: Spy Princess

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