Monday Mystery Photo – last time India

Each Monday, I post a mystery photo, or occasionally a mystery object. I do encourage you to leave a comment if you think you might know where this week’s mystery photograph is located, or what it is.   Where is the world is this?

If you guess the location of the above photograph correctly, I will credit you the following week* and post a link to your site/blog.

 Last time,  SnowSomewhere had a great guess, however, Drake, TidiousTed,and Freda from Aromatic Essence correctly revealed the MMP was in India. It was, in fact, a door in the city palace in Jaipur, India, that forms part of a Maharaja’s palace. Dating back to the 18th Century, the palace was built for the Maharaja of Jaipur, and remains a royal residence even today.

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In an inner courtyard, there are a series of four doorways or ‘gates.’ Each of the doors is decorated in a unique way and represents one of the four seasons and a Hindu god. The one featured last time on MMP,  was the Southwest Lotus Gate, dedicated to Shiva and Parvati, representing the summer season. A marvelous example of traditional art and architecture.

Monday Mystery

Monday Mystery Photo is something to ponder about*

  • *Due to circumstances, MMP may not be posted every week over the Northern Summertime
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Scandinavian culture, literature and traditions are close to my heart, even though I am Australian. I have Scandinavian, Frisian and Prussian/Silesian ancestry and for that reason, I feel a connection with that part of the world. I am an avid Nordic Crime fiction reader, and enjoy photography, writing and a variety of cooking and crafts, and traditional decorative art forms. Politically aware and egalitarian by nature, I have a strong environmental bent.
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25 Responses to Monday Mystery Photo – last time India

  1. Katherine A says:

    I would guess England. Do you often travel around the world?

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    • Hey Katherine A! Welcome and Thanks for playing along at MMP. I have noted your answer and will reveal the correct location on the next MMP post. I usually post weekly, unless circumstances prevent me from doing so.

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  2. Zuerich, Switzerland I would say.

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  3. Budapest or some Hungarian city. Is it the Danube? Could also be Bratislava.

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  4. TidiousTed says:

    Zürich, Switzerland. A lovely city apart from the fact that it sort of dies around 10 pm. The Swiss are all about work and get up early 😉

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    • Answer noted, Ted. Now that you mention the Swiss work ethic, I noticed that they also like their siestas between 12 and 2 pm when everything closes down for two hours….

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  5. Yay! It was the right guess 🙂 No clue about this one 😦

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