September 26, 2017
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Indian Monuments

Ellora Caves

Ellora Caves is located in Ellora, 30 km from the city of Aurangabad in the Indian state of Maharashtra built by the Rashtrakuta rulers. Ellora caves are monumental caves, and are a World Heritage Site. Ellora represents the epitome of rock-cut architecture (Indian). It is also an archaeological site. [… More info …]

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Chittaurgarh Fort

Chittorgarh Fort or as called in Rajasthani language, The Chittorgarh Qila is the largest fort in India and the grandest in the state of Rajasthan. The Chittorgarh fort is plainly known as Chittor, which was the capital of Mewar. It was ruled initially by Guhilot and later by Sisodias, the Suryavanshi of Chattori Rajputs, from Seventh century, and it was finally abandoned in 1568 after the siege by great Emperor Akbar. [… More info …]

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Vivekananda Rock

The Vivekananda Rock is a sacred monument and a popular tourist attraction place located in Vavathurai, in Kanyakumari (India). The Vivekanada memorial stands on one of two rocks located about 500 meters off mainland of Vavathurai. It was built in 1970 by the Vivekananda Rock Committee in honour of the visit of the great spiritual teacher Swami Vivekananda ji to Shripada Parai during the December month in 1892 for deep meditation. He swam to this rock and meditated about the past, present and future of India. [… More info …]

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Humayun Tomb

Humayun’s tomb or Humayun ka Maqbara, is the tomb of the Mughal Emperor Humayun. In 1562 CE the tomb was commissioned by his wife Hamida Bano Begum, and designed by Mirak Mirza Ghiyath, a Persian architect. It was the first garden-tomb on the Indian subcontinent. It is located in Nizamuddin in Delhi (India), and close to the Dina-panah citadel also called as Purana Qila, that Humayun founded in 1533. [… More info …]

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Qutub Minar

The Qutub Minar is a tower, located in Delhi (India). It is the world’s tallest brick minaret with a height of 72.5 meters. The Qutub Minar is one of the earliest and most prominent examples of Islamic culture architecture. [… More info …]

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Victoria Memorial

The Victoria Memorial is a memorial building dedicated to Queen Victoria. It is officially the Victoria Memorial Hall of Victoria Queen of United Kingdom and Empress of India. Victoria Memorial is located in Kolkata (India), the former capital of British India. It currently serves as a museum and a tourist attraction. It is an organization within the Government of India’s Ministry of Culture. [… More info …]

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Mysore Palace

The Mysore Palace is situated in the Mysore city (southern India). It is the official residence of the Wodeyars – the erstwhile royal family of Mysore, and also houses two Darbar Halls (ceremonial meeting hall of the royal court). The Palace venue for the famous Mysore Dasara festival, a stage is designed in the Palace grounds. And on the tenth day of the festival Vijaya Dashami is also celebarated in this palace. [… More info …]

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Jama Masjid

The Jama Masjid or Masjid-i Jahan-NThe Jama Masjid or Masjid-i Jahan-Numah, the ‘World-reflecting Mosque’, is located in Delhi (India). It is the principal masjid of Old Delhi (India) commissioned by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, builder of the Taj Mahal, 1628 AD being the year this masjid completed, it is a very large and best-know Masjid in India. It lies at the origin of a very busy central street of Old Delhi, the Chawri Bazar Road.uma the ‘World-reflecting Mosque’,It is commonly known as the Jama Masjid is located in Delhi.It is the principal masjid of Old Delhi(India).Commissioned by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, builder of the Taj Mahal, 1628 AD year this masjid completed ,it is the very large and best-know Masjid in India.It lies at the origin of a very busy central street of Old Delhi(the Chawri Bazar Road). [… More info …]

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Khajuraho Temples

Khajuraho Temple is located in Khajuraho City in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, located in Chhatarpur District, about 620 kilometres southeast of Delhi (India). Khajuraho is the one of the most popular tourist destinations in India. [… More info …]

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Sanchi Stupa

Sanchi Stupa is located is a Sanchi small village in Raisen District of the state of Madhya Pradesh(India), it is located 46 km north east of Bhopal city, and 10 km from Vidisha city in the central part of the state of Madhya Pradesh.It is the location of several Buddhist monuments dating from the Third century BCE to the 12th century CE and is a important places of Buddhist pilgrimage.Toranas surround the Sanchi Stupa and they each represent love, peace, trust, and courage also. [… More info …]

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Gol Gumbad

Gol Gumbad also called as Gol Gumbaz is situated in Bijapur District in Karnataka, being the second largest dome int he world, it is 124 feet in diameter. It was built in 1659 by the famous architect Yaqut of Dabul. It has a remarkable architecture, the four “minars” are the staircases itself which lead to the top dome. The structure consists of a square chamber measuring nearly 50 m on each side and covered by a huge dome 44 m. [… More info …]

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Red Fort

The Red Fort is aslo called into English as Lal Qil’ah or Lal Qila.It is a Seventeenth century fort complex constructed by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in the walled city of old Delhi(India).It was also served as the capital of the Mughals until 1857, when Mughal emperor Bahadur Shaha Zafar was exiled by the Indian British government.And it was designated a the UNESCO World Heritage Site. [… More info …]

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