Mughal art and architecture
Introduction Mughal art and architecture,
a characteristic Indo-Islamic-Persian style that flourished on the Indian subcontinent during the Mughal empire (1526–1857). This new style combined elements of Islamic art and architecture
, which had been introduced to India during the Delhi Sultanate
(1192–1398) and had produced great monuments such as the Qutb Minar
, with features of Persian art and architecture
. Mughal monuments are found chiefly in N India, but there are also many remains in Pakistan. This article discusses these distinctive forms of art and architecture as they developed under a succession of Mughal emperors.
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