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The domes of Süleymaniye Mosque. Istanbul, Turkey. Photographed #Istanbul #turkey #takemethere #suleymaniye (at Süleymaniye Mosque)
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Perhaps the ultimate in ocean-front luxury, this two-level suite features a living room and private balcony on one level with an opulent bedroom upstairs looking out over the Arabian Sea. Get away!
City Hall Subway Station, New York
Jamavar- the fine dining Indian restaurant at The Leela Palace Bangalore, is adorned with Jamavar wall paintings specially crafted with pure 24-carat gold leaf and vegetable dyes; decorative Jamavar shawls and lavish silver table settings.
The lobby at The Leela Goa is a contemporary celebration of the palatial architecture of ancient Vijayanagara empire and Goa’s rich portuguese heritage. An intricate frieze, depicting the highly prized elephants which comprised the powerful armies of the 14th and 15th century Vijayanagara kings, adorns the upper and lower outer cornices of this entrance.
Drawing an inspiration from the Thousand Pillared Hall in the Meenakshi Temple at Madurai, the central columns form a corridor guarded by the Yalis, which leads to an impressive image of the dancing God Natraj.
SPOTTED: The over bridge at The Leela Palace Bangalore. Built in an art-deco form drawing inspiration from the architectural style of the Royal Palace of Mysore and the palaces of the Vijayanagar Empire, its arches reflect the grandeur of the palaces of a bygone era.
China XO by Pavan Zacharia
We are proud to share with you that The Leela Palace New Delhi has been honored with five prestigious awards by 2013 Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards
DID YOU KNOW: The infinity pool at The Leela Palace New Delhi is the highest elevated and the only rooftop temperature-controlled pool in the city. The awe inspiring design has been crafted seamlessly, bordered by a picturesque panorama overlooking the city.