India is a different country from other countries. There are many different religions, languages, beliefs and traditions. Therefore, it is not surprising that the historical sites of India reflect the diversity of ancient architectural styles and cultures. A country with a unique atmosphere, our collection of photos perfectly conveys this.
Here are some examples of some amazing Images of historical sites in India.
- Hawa Mahal
Hawa Mahal, also known as the Palace of Winds, is one of the most famous tourist attractions in Jaipur. This beautiful pink sandstone palace was built in the shape of the crown of Lord Krishna in 1799 by Grand Duke Sahara Praitap Singh (Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh). Its pyramid shape and 953 beautiful windows make this place a unique charm of the city.
- Cell prison
The cell prison, also known as Cala Pani, is also located in Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar Islands. This complex has become a stupid testimony of the torture suffered by Indian activists for independence. Its construction was completed in 1906, and today, Cala Pani is considered one of the country’s national monuments.
- Gateway to India
India’s Gateway is Mumbai’s most famous landmark. The arch was built in the Indian-Sarasen style and was built in 1911 and completed in 1924. The main purpose of creating this huge structure was to commemorate the visits of King George V and Queen Mary, who visited Mumbai in 1911.
Charminar or “Four Minarets Mosque” is the symbol of Hyderabad City, meaning Taj Mahal stands for Agra. The building was built by Sultan Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah in 1591 to commemorate the victory of the plague in the area. For this monument, the Indian-Islamic architectural style is adopted, they are made of granite, mortar and crushed marble.
- Mysore Palace
The Mysore Palace can be seen in the city of Mysore (Karnataka) in southern India. In fact, it was built by different emperors at different times. This is the main reason why the palace has various architectural styles-from Sarasin in India to Hinduism, Muslims, Rajput and Gothic. Do you want to explore Mysore you can book Golden Chariot train to get memorable journey in your life.
- Red Fort
Located in Delhi, Lal Kila or “Red Fort” is one of India’s most iconic symbols and is included in the World Heritage List. It was originally the home of Emperor Mughal for more than 200 years (until 1856). The castle was built by Emperor Shah Jahan in 1648, and is named for its large amount of red sandstone. The Red Fort embodies the architectural styles of Mugar, Hinduism, Islam, Persians and Timur.
- Taj Mahal
One of the Seven Wonders of the World is located in Agra, Uttar Pradesh. It is because of this historic love monument that Agra has become the most frequented place for Indian foreigners. The white marble mausoleum built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan to commemorate his third wife Mumtaz is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. Explore Agra by luxury train and experience unforgettable luxury train journey.
- Qutb Minar
Qutb Minar is the country’s second tallest minaret. This world heritage site was built in Delhi. Its foundation was built in 1192 and took more than 75 years (replaced a few straightedges). Qutb Minar is also surrounded by many ancient buildings.