Quwwat-ul-Islam Mosque

People visit the Jama Masjid complex in the walled city area of New Delhi, India on Nov. 26, 2022. (AFP)

How centuries of Middle Eastern influence shaped Indian architecture

  • Earliest examples of Islamic architecture to survive in India are from the 12th century
  • Exchanges with the Muslim world yielded architecture that is neither strictly Islamic nor Hindu
By Sanjay Kumar ·