Clicked by: @indiastretched Folk lore says that as a punishment for his cruel ways, Humayun Shah’s tomb was struck by lightning and most of its dome and two walls collapsed. The shattered tomb is a strange sight. It seems like a cross section cut model of a tomb especially set up for students of architecture. Other times it gives a feeling as if a retractable roof will just slide in and complete the dome. The inside of the tomb has trabeate niches, lintels and the dome uses light spongy bricks; a clear influence of Hindu temples and the Hindu masons who probably built the mausoleum. #bidar #karnataka #india #indiapictures #incredibleindia #beautifulindia

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