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Hawa Mahal, Rajasthan

Hawa Mahal, Rajasthan

Hawa Mahal

The renowned ‘Palace Of The Winds’ or ‘Palace of the Breeze’ is a palace in Jaipur city of Rajasthan, India. Built of red and pink sandstone, the palace forms a part of the City Palace and extends to the zenana or women’s chambers.The palace is believed to have been constructed in the form of the crown of Krishna, the Hindu god.

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Posted by on April 18, 2014 in Rajasthan

 

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Bibi Ka Maqbara,Aurangabad

Bibi Ka Maqbara,Aurangabad

Bibi Ka Maqbara

is a magnificent mausoleum, situated at a distance of approximately 5 km from the Aurangabad city of MaharashtraIndia.It is affectionately called the ‘Taj of the Deccan’. Shahajahan built the great Taj Mahal and his grandson, Prince Ajam Shah, son of Aurangzeb, built Bibi ka Maqbara. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on June 7, 2012 in Maharashtra

 

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Medak- Church of World’s Second Largest Diocese

Medak Church

Medak Church –

The biggest church in the Asia situated in Medak District of Telangana, Built in a span of 10 years (1914 – 1924) under the today’s concept of “Food for work program”. This church was the brain child of Charles Walker Posnett, a missionary from the “English Wesleyan Methodist Mission”. The church is built near to a hillock that has been fortified in the times of Kakatiya, one can see its remains from the main road.

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Posted by on May 28, 2012 in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana

 

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The Convent and Church of St. Francis of Assisi

The Convent and Church of St. Francis of Assisi, Goa

Convent & Church Of St Francis Of Assisi 

The convent and church of St. Francis of Assisi is situated at Old Goa and 9 Km away from Panaji. Originally this church and surrounded convent was founded by Eight Franciscan, who arrived in the year 1517, during the Portuguese rule. With their hard effort first they constructed a little chapel and latter in the year 1661, they transform the chapel into church on the same place. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on May 15, 2012 in Goa

 

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Purana Qila, New Delhi

Purana Qila

PURANA (OLD) Qila  is the inner citadel of the city of Dina-panah, founded by the second Mughal EmperorHumayun in 1533 and completed five years later. Purana Qila and its environs flourished as the sixth city of Delhi.

Sher Shah Suri defeated Humayun in 1540, and renamed the fort as Shergarh, and also added several more structures in the complex, during his reign that lasted for the next five years until his death in 1545.

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Posted by on May 11, 2012 in Delhi

 

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Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple

Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple

Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple is one of the most famous Lord Vishnu Temples in Kerala, South India. Also known as Sree Ananda Padmanabhaswamy Temple, this Mahavishnu Temple is located inside East Fort, in Thiruvananthapuram – the capital city of Kerala, India.

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Posted by on May 6, 2012 in Kerala

 

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Sikandra

Sikandra

Sikandara, a historic town located 10 kms north of Agra is known as the place where the Mughal Emperor Akbar lies in his eternal rest. Popularly known as Akbar the Great, the Mughal Emperor ruled an empire that stretched across North India from 1556 A.D to 1605 A.D. Following the death of his father Humayun, Akbar came to the throne when he was just 13 – yrs- old, but his reign is considered the pinnacle of Mughal dynasty in India.

Today, Sikandra, the peaceful resting place of the Akbar, is a site that greets you to step back into history and get a glimpse of the eventful life and period of Akbar the Great. Built in the Indo-Saracenic architectural style, Akbar’s tomb has a towering arched gates, green lawns on which you can see grazing deers. Moreover, on the road from Sikandra to Agra, you can see numerous tombs and also two Kos minars ‘milestones’.

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Posted by on April 29, 2012 in Uttar Pradesh

 

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Jehangir Palace

Jehangir Palace

Jehangir Palace  may be the most noteworthy building inside the Agra Fort of Agra, India.

This was built by Akbar for his preferred son Jehangir to provide him with the soothe and luxury inside the fort. This palace displays an outstanding combination of Hindu and Muslim architecture. Inside the fort there are places like the private room for Shah Jahan, Khas Mahal. The room inlaid with mirrors called the Shish Mahal and was used as a dressing room by the harem.

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Posted by on April 29, 2012 in Uttar Pradesh

 

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Mysore Palace

The Palace of Mysore or the Amba Vilas Palace  is a palace situated in the city of Mysore in southern India. It is the official residence of the Wodeyars – the erstwhile royal family of Mysore, and also houses two durbar halls (ceremonial meeting hall of the royal court).

The Wodeyar kings first built a palace in Mysore in the 14th century, it was demolished and constructed multiple times. The current palace construction was commissioned in 1897, and it was completed in 1912 and expanded later around 1940 .

Mysore palace is now one of the most famous tourist attractions in India after Taj Mahal with more than 2.7 million visitors. Although tourists are allowed to visit the palace, they are not allowed to take photographs inside the palace. Price of admission for foreign tourists is 200 INR., and for Indians 40 INR. All visitors must remove their footwear to enter the palace.

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Posted by on April 28, 2012 in Karnataka

 

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Sivaganga Palace

 

Sivaganga Palace also Called as “Gowri Vilasam“, the palace situated in the heart of Sivaganga about 40 km from Madurai, was the seat of many Marava kings. Now,only the dilapidated portions of the Sivagangai palace remain. Built in the architectural style of Thirumalai Nayak’s period and infused with Rajputana arts, Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on April 25, 2012 in Tamil Nadu

 

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