Stupa in India or in the world they have unique construction and architecture and depict the diversity of religions. India has a unique heritage and culture and these stupas in India depict the Buddhist faith in India over many centuries. Buddhism has its roots in India and has originated in 2000 B.C. Most of these stupas are a few centuries old and these stupas in India have been built to honor Lord Buddha and his teachings. Here is a list of top 30 Buddhist stupas in India, their architecture and history.
The Lotus temple is built with the Iranian architecture. It is based on the Baha’i Faith and is built on mystical 9 properties of Bahai belief. This monument is spread across 26 acres of land and is surrounded by landscaped gardens. This Lotus temple is one of the best tourist attraction which is located in New Delhi tourism. The lotus temple is made in white marble stone from inside and outside both. It signifies purity, beauty, and tranquility. From an aerial view, it looks like a blooming lotus. People of all religious faith visit this Baha’i lotus temple.
Sai Baba was a saint and lived in Maharashtra making many miracles and healing the distressed. People from all over the world from all religions and ethnicities visit Shirdi Saibaba temple to take the blessings of Saibaba. Shirdi is a sacred pilgrimage for people of all religions who have faith in Saibaba. Saibaba lived like a mendicant and was a guru of people when he lived. Shirdi is located in the Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra.
Sanchi Stupa was built in the 3rd Century BCE and was built by Emperor Ashoka. It is located 46 km from Bhopal. It is built in Buddhist architectural style and is one of the important Buddhist monuments. Sanchi Stupa is one of the oldest structures built in stone during the Mauryan dynasty. The Sanchi Stupa is one of the UNESCO world heritage sites. Inside the stupa, you can find relics of Lord Buddha. There are inscriptions in Brahmi script from the Gupta dynasty on the sandstone pillars of the stupa.
Taj Ul Masjid Bhopal is the largest masjid in India and second largest in Asia. Muslims from different parts of the world visit this masjid. Being the biggest mosque, it holds religious, mythological, and architectural significance. People from any religious background can visit this masjid.
Yala National Park is in the southern part of Sri Lanka and is closer to the Indian Ocean. There are 5 zones within this national park. Only zone 1 and zone 5 are open to the public. The other zones in the park are used for film shoots and research work. The Zone 1 is mostly visited to spot wildlife, birds, flora, and fauna. You can spot birds, buffalos, elephants, leopards, and other big cats at this national park. Let’s know more about the Yala National Park entrance fee and about the safari and other tours.
Vancouver is a place for skiing and surfing. It has a mountainous region, beautiful valleys, rainforests, and diverse vegetation. Vancouver tourism is ideal for nature and outdoor activity lovers. Vancouver attractions have the most scenic parks and landscapes that make it a perfect place for taking photographs and enjoy the scenic view of the landscapes. Go on hiking trails, enjoy the sun and the snow when in Vancouver, Canada. There are also many places to visit in Vancouver and things to do in Vancouver city for people of all age groups.
Hawa Mahal a World Heritage, was built in the 17th century by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh. The purpose of building this palace was for the Royal woman to enjoy the events, festivals, and processions on the street. The architectural style of Hawa Mahal is a blend of Rajput and Mughal architecture. The palace is located in Jaipur, the ‘Pink City.’ The facade of the palace resembles a honeycomb and is built without a foundation. You can marvel the architectural style of this palace.
In the 18th century, Gustave Eiffel proposed the project for the Eiffel Tower and was selected among 170 projects that were proposed. Eiffel Tower is one of the global iconic towers in France and attracts many tourists throughout the year. The Eiffel Tower has an interesting history surrounding it and Eiffel tower facts that can fascinate the reader about why this tower was constructed and how it stayed there over centuries. Know more about the Eiffel tower tickets.
Badrinath Mandir is one of the sacred pilgrimages for Hindus in the state of Uttarakhand in India. The Badrinath Dham is a temple that has Lord Vishnu as the main deity. Badrinath temple yatra is one of the holiest shrines of Lord Vishnu. This temple is situated on the banks of Alaknanda river in the mountainous range of the Himalayas.