The tall and sturdy wooden gates of this palace in India were meant not only for protection but also to accommodate elephants (and the carriages) that provided transportation to the maharaja
Light and Air Vents
A dome over a palace room in India has vents to allow light and air creating a nice design to look up to
Sunset through hazy skies from a palace fort in Neemrana, India
Palace Window Reflections
The window of a palace in Kutch, India displays a distinctive architectural design and reflections off its glass
Palace Terrace Screened Views
A terrace on the palace in Mandvi, Gujarat provides nicely designed screens for a private, one-way view of the grounds
An old-style, latticework window reflects the traditional architecture in Indian palaces and homes that provided not only privacy but also an outside viewing capability
Mandu Palace Framed
Another example of traditional Indian architecture that allows numerous opportunities of framing scenes
Laxmi Vilas Palace in Vadodara is the residence of Maharaja Gaekwad
A unique design in the stairs of a palace in Mandu, India. The steps are severely angled towards the wall to protect against an injurious fall due to loss of balance on the other side.
Sunset viewed from the arches of a palace in Mandu, India
An external wall mural at the Maharaja Sayajirao Gaekwad Palace in Vadodara, India still retains it beauty and colors after more than a century of existence
The setting rays of the sun create an interesting contrast of sunshine and shadows in an old palace corridor in Mandu, MP, India. The walls with faded stonework in patches adds a mosaic of patterns and colors.
Sunset at a palace in Mandu, MP, India highlights the sentry tower against a brilliant sky
Golf at the Maharaja Gaekwad’s Palace in Vadodara, Gujarat, India. What a royal setting to play golf!