April 26, 2017
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Indian Monuments

Gateway of India

The Gateway of India is a monument, located on the waterfront in South Mumbai (Maharashtra), the Gateway is a basalt arch 26 metres high. And it was a crude jetty used by fisher folks,and also it was later renovated and used as a landing place for British governors. In earlier times,the Gateway was the monument that visitors arriving by boat would have first seen in the Bombay city. [… More info …]

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Bibi Ka Maqbara

Bibi Ka Maqbara is a maqbara built by Raja Azam Shah, son of Emperor Aurangzeb, in the late seventeenth century as a loving gesture to his mother Rabia Durrani alias Dilras Banu Begum. And the comparison to the Taj Mahal has resulted in a general ignorance of the monument. Bibi ka Maqbara is also called the Dakkhani Taj or the Taj of the Deccan. [… More info …]

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Ajanta Caves

The Ajanta Caves are located in the Indian state of Maharashtra, near Jalgaon, just outside the village of Ajinha. They are 29 rock-cut cave monuments. The caves include paintings and sculptures, considered to be masterpieces of both Buddhist religious art as well as frescos which are the Sigiriya paintings in Sri Lanka. [… More info …]

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Charminar

The Charminar is located in Hyderabad on the east side of Musi river, in the North East lies the Laad Bazaar and in the west end lies the ornamented Mecca Masjid. The Charminar is also called in English called – Four Towers. It was built in 1591 AD, with four ornate minarets supported by four grand arches, this is listed among the most recognized structures of India. [… More info …]

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Buland Darwaza

Buland Darwaza is a very popular monument of India, it means the ‘high’ or ‘great’ gate in Persian. It is the largest of gateways in the world. It is located in Fatehpur Sikri which is located 43 km away from Agra (India). It is also called as the “Gate of Magnificence”. [… More info …]

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Agra Fort

Agra Fort is a UNESCO World Heritage site located in Agra city in State of Uttar Pradesh (India). It is about 2.5 km northwest of its more famous monument, the Taj Mahal. The fort can be more accurately described as a walled city. [… More info …]

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Hawa Mahal

Hawa Mahal is also called the “Palace of Winds” or “Palace of the Breeze”, is a palace is located in Jaipur city (India).It was built in 1799 by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh ji, and designed by Lal Chand Usta in the form of the crown of Krishna Bhagwan, the Hindu god. Its unique five-storey exterior is also akin to the honeycomb of the beehive with its 953 small window called jharokha that are decorated with lattice work. [… More info …]

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India Gate

The India Gate, the National Monument of India is Located in Delhi City. Situated in the heart of Delhi City, India Gate was designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens. It is a prominent landmark in Delhi and commemorates 90,000 soldiers of the British Indian Army who lost their lives while fighting for the British Indian Empire, or more correctly the British Raj in World War First and the Third Anglo-Afghan War. [… More info …]

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Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal, in Persian means “crown of buildings”, also called “The Taj” is an edifice located in Agra city in State of Uttar Pradesh, India. It was built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his third wife, Mumtaz Mahal. The Taj Mahal is widely recognized as “the jewel of Muslim art Of India. And also one of the universally admired of the world’s heritage. In other words we can say that it is one of the masterpieces of the whole world. In 1983, the Taj Mahal became a UNESCO World Heritage Site. [… More info …]

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Monuments of India

India has some of the most beautiful and evocative monuments in the world. From the pinnacle of architecture – Taj Mahal to the timeless erotic temples of Khajuraho, from the exquisite and mega-sized temples of South India to the heavenly peaceful monuments of Ladakh, India perhaps has the most versatile architectural styles showcased in its monuments. [… More info …]

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