Roof, Wazir Khan Mosque, Lahore, Pakistan.

This is a picture of one of the roofs of the smaller dome of the Wazir Khan masjid in Lahore. Multiple roofs such as this exist within the mosque with a number of different designs. This is among the few that was relatively intact. The mosque is famous for its mosaic tile work. Commissioned by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, it was completed in 1635.

It is located inside the Walled City of Lahore, and has been designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

More information:

http://islamic-arts.org/2011/reading-masjid-wazir-khan/

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