Monday, October 14, 2019

Wonders by countries

Most interesting wonders by countries and other territories.

Adinatha Temple in Khajuraho

Beautiful Jain temple with pyramidal tower. Most likely built around 1215. Location, GPS coordinates: 24.8451 N 79.9365 E Categories: Religious architecture, Jain shrines Values: Architecture, Visual Rating: Where is located? Asia, India, Madhya...

Kirti Stambh in Chittor Fort

Impressive, 22 m high seven story tower of unusual architecture, covered with stone carvings. Built around the 12th century. Devoted to first Jain teacher...

Bawangaja

Jain pilgrimage site with 26 metres high statue, which, most likely has been carved out in cliff in the early 12th century. Location, GPS coordinates: 21.9910...

Dilwara Temples

Five beautiful temples built in the 11th - 13th centuries, renowned due to skillful use of marble in design and intricate stone carvings. Location, GPS...

Palitana temples

Unusual city of Jain religious cult, major centre of pilgrimage with 863 gorgeous temples in several groups. Location, GPS coordinates: 21.4830 N 71.7952 E Categories: Religious architecture, Jain...

Parshvanatha Temple in Khajuraho

Very ornate Jain temple which was built in 954 AD. Contains magic square with figures. Location, GPS coordinates: 24.8448 N 79.9365 E Categories: Religious architecture, Jain shrines Values: Architecture, Visual Rating: Where...

Sanghiji

An ancient Jain temple which was completed in the 10th century AD, although started much earlier. Contains beautiful stone carvings. Location, GPS coordinates: 26.8149 N 75.7862...

Jama Masjid in Delhi

The largest and best known mosque in India, built in 1656. Its fa├žade is adorned with red sandstone and white marble. Location, GPS coordinates: 28.6506 N...

Charminar

Impressive, ornate mosque and monument, built in 1591. Most likely, initially it was built as a monument on the trade route between the port...

Tomb of Salim Chishti

A beautiful mausoleum of a Sufi saint which was constructed in 1580 - 1581. One of the finest examples of Mughal architecture. Location, GPS coordinates: 27.0952...