Travel Photography Photos tagged as tombs
Amasya with the Pontic Kings tomnbs up on the mountainside
This is a very old cemetery located in Cerrito, Valle, Colombia. This is a small town far from the big cities and this is a very typical cemetery in tiny villages in Colombia.
This is the other site of the tiny cemetery we visited in Cerrito, Valle, Colombia. We came here to visit "Maria's Tomb". Maria is the famous Colombian character of the novel "Maria" written by Jorge Isaac ( a beautiful, romantic and sad love’s story based in a true story that happened late in 1800s.
Maharaja's Tombs, Jaipur
Inca tombs dating from 1400AD where one King was buried at 3,800 metres above sea level. Looted hevily prior to 1972 and partially reconstructed after heavy rain damage several years ago.
Within one of the small tombs in the Montparnasse Cemetary
I loved this alternative to the typical tomb at Montparnass
taken from behind the Taj, where few people go and goats graze on the green, green grass on the banks of the languid Yamuna.
aka the baby Taj, representing the shift in Mughal architecture from the red sandstone with marble structures such as Humayun's tomb, to white marble structures inlaid with semi-precious stones using the pietra dura technique.
In the middle of the emperor' courtyard in Fatehpur Sikri, where women without a male heir come to pray for his blessings and tie a thread around the marble windows. The saint is said to have blessed the Mughal emperor Akbar with 3 sons after he was sought out by the emperor in what was the desert around Agra. A great city was built in the desert in his honour - Fatehpur Sikri.