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Rashtrapati Bhavan

Rashtrapati Bhavan, the official residence of the President of India, is an imposing edifice located at the west end of the Rajpath in New Delhi with the India gate at the opposite end. Designed by Edwin Landseer Lutyens, this palatial building was the erstwhile residence of the British Viceroy. Few official residential premises of the [...]

By | 2018-05-23T19:00:47+00:00 December 5th, 2017|Indian Monuments|0 Comments

Purana Quila (Old Fort)

Purana Quila in Delhi has been built on a small hill standing on the banks of river Yamuna with its massive rubble wall and imposing gateway houses. The structure houses a mosque, which has a double storied octagonal tower. According to Hindu literature the fort marks the site of Indraprastha, the magnificent capital of the [...]

By | 2018-05-24T08:04:00+00:00 December 5th, 2017|Indian Monuments|0 Comments

Mehrangarh Fort

Mehrangarh fort is about 5km from Jodhpur Town in Rajasthan. Guarding the city below, crowning a perpendicular cliff, the fort was founded by Rao Jodha in 1459 A.D. when he shifted his capital from Mandore.Standing sentinel to the city below, it over looks the rugged and rocky terrain and houses a palace intricately adorned with [...]

By | 2018-05-24T08:07:29+00:00 December 5th, 2017|Indian Monuments|0 Comments

Meenakshi Temple, Madurai

Meenakshi Temple is located in the ancient city of Madurai, which is more than 2,500 years old, was built by the Pandyan king, Kulashekarar, in the 6th century B.C. But the reign of the Nayaks marks the golden period of Madurai when art, architecture and learning flourished expansively. The most beautiful buildings in the city [...]

By | 2018-05-24T08:08:58+00:00 December 5th, 2017|Indian Monuments|0 Comments

Mahabodhi Temple Complex at Bodh Gaya

The Mahabodhi Temple Complex in Bodh Gaya is located in the central part of the state of Bihar, in the northeastern part of India. It is the part of the great Ganges plains. The Mahabodhi Temple is located at the place of Lord Buddha's enlightenment. Bihar is one of the four holy sites related to [...]

By | 2018-05-24T08:09:40+00:00 December 5th, 2017|Indian Monuments|0 Comments

Khajuraho Group of Monuments

Khajuraho, the ancient Kharjjuravahaka, is located in the State of Madhya Pradesh and was the principal seat of authority of the Chandella rulers who adorned it with numerous tanks, scores of lofty temples of sculptural grace and architectural splendour.Yasovarman (A.D. 954) built the temple of Vishnu, which is now famous as Lakshmana temple, and is [...]

By | 2018-05-24T09:33:55+00:00 December 5th, 2017|Indian Monuments|0 Comments

Humayun’s Tomb / Maqbaera e Humayun

Humayun's tomb in the capital Delhi is a fine specimen of the great Mughal architecture. Built in 1570, the tomb is of particular cultural significance as it was the first garden-tomb on the Indian subcontinent. Its unique beauty is said to have inspired several major architectural innovations, culminating in the construction of the unparalleled Taj [...]

By | 2018-05-24T08:15:01+00:00 December 5th, 2017|Indian Monuments|0 Comments