857-34008 - Workers pause by the columns of a 19th century summer pavilion in the Babur Gardens, or Bagh-i-Babur, Kabul, Afghanistan, September 25, 2002. The pavilion, which was used as a restaurant in the 20th century, was built by Amir Abdur Rahman, but was heavily damaged by the factional fighting of the mujihadeen in the 1990's and later by the Taliban. The buildings and gardens are now being carefully restored. Shah Babur, a descendent of Ghengis Khan and grandson of Tamerlane, is credited for founding the great Moghul dynasty which ruled India for two centuries. Babur built the palace and created the gardens on a hill looking over the southern part of Kabul in the 16th century,
857-32593 - The Taj Mahal rises out of the plains of Uttar Pradesh as viewed from Agra's Red Fort. The Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, was built by Moghul Emperor Shah Jahan between 1621-1623 and required the labor of thousands of artisans.