Decorative Ceilings from the North of India

In northern India it is always worth it to point the camera up!

Glamorous lighting fixture descends from a glass mosaic ceiling in a Delhi temple, India.Lighting fixture in a glass mosaic ceiling in a Delhi temple, IndiaDecorative ceiling of the Chini tomb in Agra, India. Decorative Ceiling of the Chini tomb in Agra, IndiaThe walls and ceiling at Akbar’s Tomb are intricately painted in Islamic designs (Agra, India).Painted walls and ceiling at Akbar's Tomb in Agra, IndiaThis elaborately painted ceilings at the Baby Taj in Agra looks like a Persian carpet, not surprising as the Mughal emperors came from Persia. The elaborately painted ceiling at the Baby Taj, aka Itimad-ud-Daulah, a Mughal structure built completely from marble containing the tomb of the Persian noblemanDomed ceiling from inside of Fatepur Sikri in just outside of Agra. The domed ceiling of Fatehpur Sikri, a mosque just outside of Agra, IndiaBrightly-painted ceiling in a temple in Bundi, India. Brightly-painted ceiling in a temple in Bundi, IndiaPainted ceiling of the Bundi Fort.Painted ceiling of the Bundi Fort, IndiaBrightly-painted ceiling in Bundi Garh Palace, India. Brightly-painted ceiling in Bundi Fort, IndiaAnother painted ceiling in Bundi Palace.
The Painted Ceiling in Bundi Fort, India
Decorative ceiling at a spa on Udaipur Island in India.
Decorative ceiling at a spa on Udaipur Island in IndiaThe entire Jain temple at Ranakpur is constructed of intrically-carved white marble.Intricate carvings omn the marble pillars of the Jain Temple in Ranakpur, IndiaMirrored ceiling in Udaipur Palace of the Sun Prince, India.
Mirrored ceiling in Udaipur Palace, IndiaPainted woven wood ceiling in a hut in a faux village near Jaisalmer, India. Painted woven wood ceiling in a hut in a faux village near Udaipur, IndiaDecorative plaster ceiling embedded with mirror mosaic tiles, Amber Palace and Fort near Jaipur in India. Mirror and plaster ceiling in Amber Palace and Fort near Jaipur in IndiaDomed ceiling at the Amber Palace in Jaipur, India. It appears to be made of polished marble but surely that can’t be possible?Domed ceiling at the Amber Palace in Jaipur, IndiaAnother domed ceiling of what appears to be polished marble at the Jaipur Cenotaph, India.Domed ceiling at the Jaipur Cenotaph, IndiaMore of Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Point Your Camera Up.

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