The Char bagh is a quadrilateral garden divided into parts by water channels
The first to be built on this pattern is Pasargadae built for Cyrus (or Cambyses)the Great’s palace garden at Pasargadae 550 BC
Today a @UNESCO site near Shiraz
Concept was brought into India by Babur.
This carpet in Jaipur’s Albert Hall is made on the charbagh scheme.
One of the hallmarks of charbagh garden intro in India by Babur, is the 4-part garden laid out with axial paths that intersect at garden’s centre.
There are two bisecting central water channels, reflecting the four rivers that flow in Jannat.
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