Treasure Island

john tiong chunghoo

(Jan 21,1960 / NEW YORK)

Unesco Heritage Site Haiku - The Red Fort, New Delhi, India


missing the item for the day
guide and the tourist fight
over red fort

red fort - we run from
pillar to pillar to feel
the vastness of moghul pleasure

the red fort
moghul's own
forbidden city

the red fort
within the walls
shah jahan's glory

Submitted: Tuesday, August 07, 2012
Edited: Friday, February 07, 2014

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Near the gardens of the Taj Mahal stands the important 16th-century Mughal monument known as the Red Fort of Agra. This powerful fortress of red sandstone encompasses, within its 2.5-km-long enclosure walls, the imperial city of the Mughal rulers. It comprises many fairy-tale palaces, such as the Jahangir Palace and the Khas Mahal, built by Shah Jahan; audience halls, such as the Diwan-i-Khas; and two very beautiful mosques. -unesco web site

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