Architecture · Heritage · Monument

Hillfort Palace ( Hotel Ritz )

Recently, the Hillfort Palace was open to the public as a venue for an interesting art exhibition titled “inBox” hosted by Shrishti Art Gallery.

Art as well as heritage enthusiasts across the city were happy to be a part of the event. After the exhibition many of us checked out to appreciate the building even in its present condition.

Below are some images shot in and around the Hillfort Palace during my visit. Many people associate the building with tragedy – considering the fate of the building itself. And hence the choice for B/W

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Architecture · Heritage

Mian Mishk Masjid

The Mian Mishk Masjid (1678) is one of the most interesting mosques in the region. It is named after its builder, an Abyssinian slave of Abul Hasan Tana Shah. The mosque stands at the end of a large courtyard lined with chambers which used to provide accommodation for travellers. The inscriptions over the east and west gates demonstrate the styles of calligraphy of different periods. It is a fine example of the Qutab Shahi style.

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