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

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The art of Pietra Dura was actually a Florentine technique which was imported by Emperor Jahangir and further developed in Agra. Semi precious stones such as turquoise, malachite, carnelian and lapis from various countries have been inlaid in a marble base to give stunning motifs adorning the Taj Mahal.

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

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  • Written Nov 16, 2006
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