Fatehpur Sikri,Uttar Pradesh India.
The Tomb of Salim Chisti
Shaikh Salim Chisti (1418-1572) was one of the famous Sufi saints of India.
Salim Chisti was greatly revered saint, and the Mughal emperor Akbar also kept him in high regard. The legend states that Akbar was not getting any offspring, and he prayed through Salim Chisti. Salim Chisti blessed Akbar, and a son was born to him. He named the child Salim in the memory of Salim Chisti. Salim succeeded Akbar and ruled in the name of Jahangir.
The white marble structure is the tomb. This is inside the fort complex. There is a pathway made with mat laid on the stone floor as the floor is always hot because of the hot weather prevailing
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Angshu (54999) 2006-08-23 3:53
Good wide view of the impressive monument..the tomb of Salim Chisti really stands out…the repetitive minarets on the roof are beautiful. Good cropping too
goodwill (4224) 2006-09-12 18:36
A nice try, II would say Vikram. Still needs the sharpening, otherwsie the shot is beautiful.
jhm (136096) 2006-09-13 7:54
The brown colour determine your composition, but with a splendid picture, I agree with Rajeev about the sharpness, but indeed a nice picture!
oochappan (22043) 2006-09-15 9:27
Good choice of pano to get an overview of this tomb with the tiny people to scale it, a good TE-document.
pranab (5354) 2006-09-18 11:27
i like the way your pov gives the feeling of this vast area and this wonderful architectural specimen of mughal india.
i disagree with rajeev, i think if you sharpen this photo it'll loose the soft details.
t0mmm1 (5440) 2006-10-11 16:54
wonderful architecture and really wonderful shot. I like the feeling of walking with you on the mat laid towards the buildings.
Have a nice day,
- Copyright: Vikram Prakash (postvikram) (1199)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2006-04-22
- Categories: Architecture
- Camera: Fuji FinePix A330
- Exposure: f/6.0, 1/480 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2006-08-22 9:08