"The Pishtag" Top 5 Page for this destination The Taj Mahal Tip by keeweechic

The Taj Mahal, Agra: 256 reviews and 621 photos


The Pishtaq are the recessed arches on the fašade of the building which has inlaid panels. The word Pishtag is actually a term used in Iranian architecture and was adopted in India. On the Taj Mahal, these Pishtag?s are tall and provide depth which in turn reflect the light in its changing directions.

Address: Taj Mahal
Website: http://www.tajmahal.gov.in/home.html

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  • Written Nov 16, 2006
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