Forbidden City, Beijing, China Located in the center of Beijing, the Forbidden City was the imperial palace of China's emperors for five centuries and is one of the most beautifully preserved examples of ancient Chinese architecture.
Reminiscent of other classic Indian architecture, The red sandstone walls of the massive Red Fort rise above of Old Delhi as a reminder of the magnificent power and pomp of past Emperors. Been there, beautiful
Taj Mahal, India The Taj Mahal is a white marble mausoleum located in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India. It was built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his third wife, Mumtaz Mahal. The Taj Mahal is widely recognized as "the jewel of Muslim art in India
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