Prayagraj | 27.09.2020 | 10:00 am ~ 11:30 am

Celebrating World Tourism Day - Prayagraj’s Mughal Architecture and its Syncretic Culture

About the walk

The Mughal architecture style in the Indian subcontinent developed over a period of 300 years. During this period, each architectural project is characterised by its strength made elegant and graceful by the rich and decorative work, which reflects many syncretic elements from the diverse Indian culture. Prayagraj’s Mughal architecture begins with the Allahabad Fort built by Akbar in 1583. Akbar was struck by the natural setting and serenity of Prayag and commissioned the old settlements on either side of the Ganges and their adjoining villages to erect a new city.

In this virtual tour, we will take you on a virtual journey to some Mughal architectural sites in the city and share anecdotes about how it adds glitters and glimmers to the visual and cultural landscape of the city of confluence. 

This is an online-guided tour. 

This event is free and open to all.

 

Meeting Time
09:55 am
Event Date
Event Time
10:00 am ~ 11:30 am

In Partnership With

InterGlobe Foundation

About the walk

The Mughal architecture style in the Indian subcontinent developed over a period of 300 years. During this period, each architectural project is characterised by its strength made elegant and graceful by the rich and decorative work, which reflects many syncretic elements from the diverse Indian culture. Prayagraj’s Mughal architecture begins with the Allahabad Fort built by Akbar in 1583. Akbar was struck by the natural setting and serenity of Prayag and commissioned the old settlements on either side of the Ganges and their adjoining villages to erect a new city.

In this virtual tour, we will take you on a virtual journey to some Mughal architectural sites in the city and share anecdotes about how it adds glitters and glimmers to the visual and cultural landscape of the city of confluence. 

This is an online-guided tour. 

This event is free and open to all.

 

Led By

Anal Jha

Meeting Time

09:55 AM

Meeting point

Zoom-Online

Disclaimer

The information & views presented by walk leaders and individual speakers are based on personal perspectives and points of view and do not necessarily represent views, opinions and official policies of Sahapedia.

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Maintaining safety during our events is our main priority. We have implemented several social distancing and safety measures to limit physical interactions between all attendees at the walk. Sahapedia/ India Heritage Walks is not responsible for any illnesses developing due to participation in physical events. 

 

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