The Qutub Minar was constructed in the 11th century. It is built in the Indo-Islamic architectural design and in red sandstone. Qutub Minar monument is a UNESCO world heritage site. Qutub Minar is built by Qutubuddin Aibak, this monument and dedicated to the mystic Sufi saint Chisti. This tower was said to celebrate the victory of Muslim domination in India when the Mughals ruled the country. It is located in Old Delhi.
Red Fort was built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan and is located in capital city of India, Delhi. This is a UNESCO world heritage site. Red Fort monument that is built in red sandstone has been a place for conducting many ceremonies by the Royals. Within the complex of the Red Fort, there are many tourists places of attractions. Another popular name of this famous monument is Lal Quila. Red Fort is one of the best places to visit in Delhi tourism.
Charminar is an iconic structure located in the capital city of Telangana, Hyderabad. It is built in Islamic architecture that has four minarets. There are many theories about why Char Minar was built. It is widely believed that Charminar was built to eradicate the spread of the epidemic Cholera. Inside the Charminar monument, there is a mosque at which people prayed to eradicate the epidemic that was hovering over the city. Let’s know more about Charminar tourism, history, architecture, and places to visit near Charminar India. This place is one of the famous tourist attraction spots in Hyderabad tourism.
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.
Gateway of India is a colossal structure that is built was built in 1924 in Mumbai. It borders the Arabian Sea and was constructed to honor the visit of King George V and Queen Mary to Mumbai city. Gateway of India is designed by George Willett. It took 4 years to complete the Gateway of India monument. The architectural style of this monument is done in Indo-Saracenic style. Gateway of India is still one of the favorite tourist spots in Mumbai tourism. Location of Gateway of India is another major reason for its popularity, on the one side you find the sea and on the other side the Taj hotel Mumbai, which is another beautiful place to visit in Mumbai.
Maa Kamakhya Devi is a form of Goddess Parvati. The temple dedicated to goddess Kamakhya is one of the shakti Peeth located in Guwahati in Assam. When Sati’s corpse was mutilated, her yoni fell at this place. She is the bleeding goddess who menstruates. Childless couple prays to this goddess for children. She is a tantric goddess who fulfills all desires and provides salvation. She is the bride of Lord Shiva who had come to this place in secret to copulate with him. It is said that in the month of June the goddess menstruates and the river Brahmaputra turns red at that time.
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.
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.
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.