Saturday, 18 October 2014

Historical Monuments in India

India is rich in culture,tradition and heritage buildings, temples, forts and palaces. The Famous Indian Monuments Old Goa Churches,The Taj Mahal, Qutab minar, Charminar, Red fort and Jantar mantar are the few most visited Heritage Sites in India.Visit these popular historical places in India and take a trip back in time to ancient India. You'll marvel at the architecture of what are some of the most stunning and captivating historical attractions that India has to offer.

Lotus Temple

The Lotus Temple of Delhi is called Bahai Temples, situated near kalka Ji.Lotus Temple is a house of Worship for every religion and best place for meditation and peace. Bahai Faith is spiritual unity of all humankind, there are eight continental Houses of Worship have been built around the world. Lotus Temple is one of them and the historical attraction in Delhi.                    

Fatehpur Sikri

First start with name of this city "fatehpur sikri".Are you know why this city has name fatehpur sikri?There is a small story behind this name this city was known as sikrigrah and built by Maharaja sangram singh who is the last emperor of Rajput Raja.Akbar attacks at this city many times but when he attacks at seventh time Rajput left the city Sikrigrah and because of these sikrigrah was named fatehpur sikri(victory on sikri).

Mysore Palace

Mysore palace popularly known as Mysore Maharaja Palace is situated at the centre of city at Mirza road. It is one of the major and the largest palaces as well monument in India also known as Amba Vilas Palace where Maharaja Wodeyar of Mysore state resided. The original palace which was carved out of wood was accidently burnt in 1897 but was again re-designed on its foundations itself in 1911 by well known architect Henry Irwin. The external structure of the palace is constructed with Indo-Saracenic features along with wonderfully designed square towers at various prime points enclosed by domes made from stones like granite, dark grey, ochre colors.


Constructed in 1591, Char minar is a mosque built by Mohammed Quli Qutb Shah and is located in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh. One theory is that Qutb Shah prayed to the gods to the end of a plague which was ravaging his city at that time and if his will be done he promised to build a Mosque at the very place where he prayed. Other theory says in the event of beginning of the second Islamic millennium year which was being celebrated in the far Islamic world, Qutb Shah founded the Hyderabad city to celebrate the event of millennium year with the construction of Charminar while according to the book “Days of the Beloved” charminar was built in 1589.

Sanchi Stupa

Sanchi is situated in the state of Madhya Pradesh in India. It lies at a distance of approximately 52 km from the capital city of Bhopal and 10 km from Vidisha. The major attractions of Sanchi include a number of Buddhist stupas, monasteries, temples and pillars. All these structures date back to somewhere between 3rd century BC and 12th century AD. The Mauryan emperor Ashoka founded all the stupas at Sanchi in the honor of Lord Buddha. They have the distinction of being included by UNESCO in its list of World Heritage Sites.

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