India – Incredible India
The country is rich in its culture and heritage at its peak. From the ancient era, India was known as the golden bird. The one free from everything, with time saw everything from getting invaded to ruled to pandemics to disaster and whatnot standing still like an eminent pillar.
The monuments in India are old as gold and as beautiful.
To know about India everyone should see its scenic beauty of monuments. The diversity shows from Jammu to Kanyakumari and from Gujrat to the extreme east. India is magnificent and artistic beauty.
One of the seven wonders of the world is the TAJ MAHAL is one of those. It was built in the 17th century with sparkling white marble by the Mughal emperor SHAH JAHAN. In memory of his beloved wife, he made this enormous big monument in the city of AGRA.
World wide travelers know the place as a symbol of love situated at the bank of the river Yamuna.
The motifs and the engraving on the monument still hold their beauty. It is surrounded by gardens that look like a landscape.
GOLDEN TEMPLE AMRITASAR
Monuments are not only a structure but it is also holding importance in the culture and so this shrine is THE GOLDEN TEMPLE also known as the Harmandir Sahib. The Mandir was built in 67 feet square of marble and a double floor structure. Later on, Maharaja Ranjit Singh made covered the upper half of the building with 400 kilos of gold leaf of many which look admirable.
It is the pilgrimage place and a holy place of Sikh gurudwara situated in Punjab. Golden temple is full with its gold gilded exterior.
MEENAKSHI TEMPLE MADURAI
The magnificent temple is situated in south India near the bank of river Vaigai in the auspicious city of Madurai. The temple is of the Hindu god shiva and Parvati. This place is famous for its structure and the gold glided Garbhgreh above the idols.
It’s been said and written in the mythology that the goddess Meenakshi was worn with three breasts and it is said that one breast would disappear automatically once she finds the right man for herself. With its giant structure and surface, it was built in ancient India.
MYSORE PALACE IN MYSORE
The city palace also known as Mysore palace in the city of Karnataka is the second most watched monument in India after the taj mahal. The one who loves architecture, tradition, and old paintings can never miss this place.
The palace is a giant in itself but it has very beautiful things which everyone can relate to their childhood. The doll pavilion or the doll treasury whereby all the traditional dolls are kept. The magnificent maharaja seat is made up of 85 kg of gold. the great grand hall of the Mysore palace is of an octagon shape and covered with glass ceilings on all sides.
Well, the best time to go and see the enormous beauty of the palace is at night time. With all the blazing lights it looks astonishing.
GATEWAY OF INDIA MUMBAI
Ironically the capital of India is New Delhi but this gateway of India is situated in Mumbai. Mumbai is also known as a Bollywood city and the place where the fashion industry is at its peak. The gateway of India, Mumbai was constructed in the 20th century with the Indo-Saracenic art form on it. Surrounded by the Arabian sea and the street food is beyond.
The immense monument of the gateway of India was built long back to welcome King George V and Queen Mary to the previous named BOMBAY.
RED FORT NEW DELHI INDIA
India is surrounded by an end number of events, we call it ITTIHAS KE PANNE – through the pages of history and so this monument too. The Red fort was built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in 1648, the whole structure was built of red sandstone.
It is also mentioned in the UNESCO list of world heritage sites. Every year honorable prime minister of India goes to the red fort on the occasion of independence day and hoists our national flag.
Hawa mahal – PADHARO MARE DESH / JAIPUR
Palaces of wind or the Hawa Mahal, are known for their marvelous structure in the city of Rajasthan – Jaipur. It was built in the year 1799 by the then maharaja Sawi Pratap Singh. Hawa Mahal’s structure attracts tourists worldwide. The blending of culture in Rajasthani beauty is outstanding.
It is a five-stored giant structure and at the top of it, you can feel why it is known as HAWA MAHAL.
Sanchi stupa Madhya Pradesh
Buddhism, the tradition followed the path of Gautama Buddha. the preacher of the religion. The Sanchi stupa was built by the great emperor Ashoka, who after the Kalinga war turned himself into Buddhism and started expanding it to the rest of the world.
Sanchi stupa domes are one of the oldest and most magnificent stone structures made in the heart of India. The Sanchi stupa is renowned among the famous Buddhist stupa all around the world.
JAISALMER FORT Rajasthan
The bright yellow sandstone used in one of the world’s largest forts attracts tourists from far away. It shines like gold and it is one of the living houses forts since its quarters are close to the localities.
it has an overall scenic beauty with the full touch of Rajasthani traditions. The giant fort in the south part of Jaisalmer Rajasthan with full of facilities altogether.
KHAJURAHOO GROUP OF MONUMENTS IN KHAJURAHO
The carving on stone can be seen in the heart of India, Madhya Pradesh which was built in the 12th century. Showcase the environment of dance, drama, music, and eroticism are major concerns. The popular temple of this place describes the Hindu and Jain cultures.
The magnificent and large ground makes you feel like you are diving into history.
India is transforming into a modern India but without hampering the culture and its natural beauty. Monuments show the period and hold the glory of war forever.
The destruction and devastation that happened to people show that it’s just time that will pass away, but left the structure of seeing and remembering what we were.