Thursday, 28 January 2016

Top 5 Modern Architectural Wonders of India

India is a land of unlimited Architectural wonders here we would talk about “The five Wonders of India,” which are worth a visit. Among these wonders, four are considered as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. These Architectural  wonders include the majestic architectural structures that attract tourists from all over the world.

India is a land of ancient civilization. The excellence in design and architecture can concluded by various art forms of forts and palaces constructed round the country. Here is list of such natural and architectural wonders of India.                
Sun temple Konark, Odisha

This incomplete work of Konark, tells the saga of India’s rich heritage, devotion and extreme architectural marvel. The uniqueness’s of this architectural treasure are the beautiful and ornamental inscriptions covering the entire temple, build on the lines of a chariot with 7 horses and 24 chariot wheels along with a 52 ton magnet placed to create the peak of the main temple will leave you wondering how they ever built it.

Taj Mahal, Uttar Pradesh

This grandest monumental delight is an epitome of eternal love and beauty. The exquisite work of Islamic architecture has mesmerized billions of hearts and is considered as one of the world’s finest architectural treasure. This alluring structure shines magnificently like dream in the backdrop of the serene Yamuna.

Humayun’s Tomb

Located in New Delhi, Humayun’s Tomb was built under the inspection and commission provided by Humayun’s first wife, Baga Begum (Also known as Haji Begum).

Golden Temple

Most sacred place of worship for the Sikhs, located in Amritsar, Punjab. Also called Harmandir Sahib or Court of the Lord. The foundation of the Golden Temple was laid down by a Muslim saint Mian Mir.
It is mostly made out of marble but it is gold plated with real gold which covers most of the outside portion. The water that surrounds the Golden Temple is known as the Amrit Sarovar (Pool of Nectar) and the water of the pool is said to have special properties.

Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh

The temples at Khajuraho are known for their integration of sculpture and architecture, with structures adorned with detailed relief designs and scenes on their facades depiciting the four Hindu tenets of Dharma, Artha, Kama and Moksha.

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