Islamic Architecture

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islamic architecture is the architecture built by or for Muslims, or that built in Islamic lands or under Islamic government, a large corpus indeed.The principal Islamic architectural types are: the Mosque, the Tomb, the Palace and the Fort. From these four types, the vocabulary of Islamic architecture is derived and used for buildings of lesser importance such as public baths, fountains and domestic architecture. islamic architecture are found in arabic lands like egypt and syria etc and in iran and turky and in spain ... you can check wikipeida for more informations , so show us your best ...
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Mosque in Alexandria
by JMJ575M
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While on a recent trip to Egypt we hired a guide & car to tour Alexandria. We toured a mosque there(I was erquired to remove my shoes, and my sister & her friend were only allowed into the women's area). as we were leaving this mosque, I saw another, beautiful white one, which you see here.
Submitted: Monday, 24th August, 2009 22:17 (GMT)
Taken: Wednesday, 17th December, 2008
Focal length: 26 mm
Shutter speed: 1/125 sec
Aperture: F16
ISO: 200
Notes: Basically as shot, converted from the NEF with View NX.
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