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Mehtar Mahal: One of the most elegantly designed gateways to a mosque, Mehtar Mahal has some of the most beautiful bracket figures. Although Bijapur is strewn with palaces, Mehtar Mahal is not one of them. Built in the 17th century in the Indo-Saracenic style, the carvings of birds are exquisite, while the structure has balconies with stone trelliswork. less 
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Tue, Apr 2, 2013 4:00 AM EDT