Question

Formal gardens, placed within rectangular walled enclosures and divided into four quarters by artificial channels during the Mughal regime was known as ___________. 

A

Pishtaq

B

Hasht Bihisht

C

Chahar Baghs

D

Chihil Sutun

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These gardens were called chahar baghs, four gardens, because of their symmetrical division into quarters. Beginning with Akbar, some of the most beautiful chahar baghs were constructed by Jahangir and Shah Jahan in Kashmir, Agra and Delhi.

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