Sunset Through the Ruins

Mandu (Madhya Pradesh, India), due to its strategic position and natural defenses, was an important place with a rich and varied history. It was an important military outpost and its military past can be gauged by the circuit of the battlement wall, which is nearly 37 km (23 mi) and is punctuated by 12 gateways. The wall enclosed a large number of palaces, mosques, Jain temples of 14th century and other buildings.

Here is a view of the sunset through one of the gateways of the wall ….

Sunset Through an Ancient Gateway

Sunset Through an Ancient Gateway

Rural Solitude

Mandu, Madhya Pradesh is a historic city with a large number of historic monuments. It is a celebration in stone of life and joy called ‘the city of joy’ by the Muslim rulers, Between 1401 and 1561 it was the capital of a Muslim state in the north of India.

Though tourists flock to the historical monuments, one can find solitude in the rural areas of Mandu ….

Rural Mandu

Rural Mandu