'Famous Monuments of India' (600 Words)

Monday, June 10, 2013

Famous Monuments of India

Taj Mahal: Love at first sight. Such a sensation does exist as one approaches the purely, white marble 'Taj Mahal' and is overtaken by its immense size and beauty. The Taj Mahal can be referred to as a symbol of eternal love since Shah Jahan built it for his princess upon her death in 1631A.D. Read More...

Qutub Minar: 'Qutub Minar' is located in Delhi, India. It is the highest stone tower in India. It is a little over 72 meters high and built in Red Sandstone. It contains 379 stairs to reach the top and the diameter of base is 14.3 meters where as the last store is of 2.7 meters. Read More...

Red Fort: 'Red Fort' was built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. It is built of Stonewalls over 30 meters high in places. It was built on the right bank of river Yamuna. The foundation stone of the Fort was laid in 1639 and it was completed after about nine years. Read More...

Jama Masjid: Jama Masjid' is the largest mosque in India. It is located in Old Delhi. It is located just opposite to the famous Lal Quila or the Red Fort. Shah Jahan built it in 17th century in Delhi. It is also known as Masjid-e-Jahan Numa. The mosque was the result of the efforts of over 5,000 workers, over a period of seven year. Read More...

India Gate: The 'India Gate' is the national monument of India. It is in New Delhi, India. Gate was designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens. It was built in 1931. It is built of Red Sandstone and Granite. Originally known as the All India War Memorial, it is a prominent landmark in Delhi Read More...

Hawa Mahal: 'Hawa Mahal' means "Palace of Winds". Hawa Mahal is a palace in Jaipur, Rajasthan, India. It was built in 1799 by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh. Hawa Mahal was designed by Lal Chand Ustad. Hawa Mahal is built of Red and Pink Sandstone. The palace is a five-story pyramidal shaped monument Read More...

Golden Temple: The 'Golden Temple' in Amritsar is the holiest shrine of the Sikh region. This Temple has been destroyed many times and had been rebuilt again. It was built during the reign of Akbar, who had great respect for all religions. The domes of the Temple are covered in gold. Golden Temple of Amristar is also known as Harmandar Sahib Read More...

Char Minar: Char Minar' is located in Hyderabad in Andhra Pradesh, India. The Char Minar is a splendid piece of architecture standing in the heart of the city of Hyderabad. It was built by Quli Qutub Shah in 1591. The Char Minar is an inseparable part of the history of Hyderabad. Hyderabad is famous for its charming minarets Charminar. Read More...

Sun Temple: 'Konark Sun Temple' is a 13th century Sun Temple at Konark, in Orissa. It is also known as the 'Black Pagoda'. The name Konark is derived from the Sanskrit word Kona (meaning corner) and word Arka (means sun) in reference to the temple which was dedicated to the Sun god Surya. Read More...

Sanchi Stupa: The 'Sanchi Stupa' is located about 46 km away from Bhopal in a small place called Sanchi. Sanchi is a small village in Raisen District of the state of Madhya Pradesh, India. It is a religious place with historical and archaeological significance. It is the location of several Buddhist monuments. Read More.. 

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4 comments:

Akanksha Giri,  December 15, 2013 at 12:07 AM  

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Akanksha,  December 22, 2013 at 7:02 PM  

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