A Study Of The Palaces And Summer Houses Constructed During Later Medieval To The End Of The Dogra Rule In Kashmir; History, Architecture And Preservation

Dr. Nazakat Hussain
2017 Zenodo  
Palaces are the Royal Adobes of the Emperors, Kings and Chieftains since the establishment of the political system on the earth. The construction of these architectural specimens provided with highly artistic values. In this paper an attempt is made to elaborate the rare but attractive palaces and summer houses of this period. The topography, plans, designs, architectural values and master builders were equally important components for these monuments. The palaces and summer houses in the
more » ... were mostly used by the Governors during Mughal period. While the visit of the Mughal Emperors to Kashmir in summer the palaces were adorned for their welcome by their Governors. The Dogra Rulers also constructed summer houses in Kashmir to enjoy the beauty of Valley in summer. These monuments were constructed by Mughal Governors on the same architectural style which is found on the other parts of the country, the Mughal Traditional Architecture. The later Rulers of Kashmir like Dogras maintained their architectural characteristics.
doi:10.5281/zenodo.816268 fatcat:xbb34acb3raplmfxfyejai3yh4