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Upside down lotus


Jumma Masjid Ahd

What: A dome of the Jumma Masjid from the inside surrounded by lattice work stone screens
Where: Ahmedabad, India
When: September 2008

Photo credit: Poonam C
Camera: Sony Cybershot DSC-T10

Traveller’s tale: The Jumma Masjid is one of the largest in India, completed in the 15th century. While the size was expected, the intricate and beautiful carvings took our breath away. Every inch of stone was detailed with motifs that have resisted the vagaries of time and weather. It’s still in use as a place of worhip, today. More…