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Stunning Mosque Illuminated With All Colors Of Rainbow E-mail
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Stunning Mosque Illuminated With All Colors Of Rainbow

The Nasir al-Mulk Mosque or Pink Mosque is a traditional mosque in Shiraz, Iran. When someone brings up historical architecture, we picture beautiful arches, towering spires, sculptures and stone walls, but most of us probably donít think of bright and vibrant colors. Nasir al-Molk Mosque, as illustrated by these photographs, is a striking and strong exception to the idea that historical structures might have been somewhat lacking in colors. Not only are its stained-glass windows richly colored, but its walls feature a beautiful and vibrantly colorful array of painted geometric tiles.

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The Xi'an City Wall, China E-mail
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As you know that China is famous for its traditional architect. The construction symbolize its great efforts and mind. The Xi'an wall, is the first landmark of city Xi'an, one of the most attractive part of this city. The ancient city wall is stretches around the old city, just like a fort. Now the wall considered a landmark dividing the city into the inner city and the outer city. The two main entrances of the inner city that is South Gate and North Gate, Due to the wall, the city is arranged very clean and systemic. The first city wall in Xi'an appeared during the tie of the Ming Dynasty the emperor Zhu Yuanzhang. When the city was the capital of the empire. In 1374-78 the foundation of the old wall tamping layer after the layer of land, erected a strong wall. Between the Layers are connected with slaked lime and gluten rice extract, tamped together. Its made the wall strong and toughen. Later wall was totally renovate with bricks and stone. The huge wall like a fort ran around the city. At the top the wall, there is a brick drains every 40-60 meters. They are used for drainage, a very important part in the long-term protection of the city wall of Xi'an. A moat, wide and deep, surrounds the old city.

The Xi'an City Wall, China

Last Updated ( Friday, 07 March 2014 )
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