Friday, December 13, 2019

Taj Mahal

This mausoleum was built in 1648 by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. One of the most iconic monuments of architecture in world, unites elements of...

Fatehpur Sikri

Short-lasting capital city, built in 1570, abandoned in 1585 due to the lack of water. Complex of buildings preserved up to this day in...

Varanasi

Ancient holy city of Buddhists, Hindu, and Jains, with approximate 3000 years age one of the oldest inhabited cities of the world. It contains...

Agra Fort

An impressive temple from the 12th century of unusual architecture - it is shaped as a 24-pointed star. Location, GPS coordinates: 27.1803 N 78.0207 E Categories: Fortifications and...

Sarnath

One of holiest sites for Buddhism, it is here that Buddha gave his first sermon. It contains numerous ancient and contemporary monasteries and temples,...

Kushinagar

This is one of the most important Buddhist sites, it is here that Gautama Buddha died. It consists of numerous monuments, including Makutabandhana hill,...

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...

Hastinapur Jainist temples

One of most exquisite groups of Jainist temples. Location, GPS coordinates: 29.1617 N 78.0068 E Categories: Religious architecture, Jain shrines Values: Architecture, Visual Rating: Where is located? Asia, India, Uttar Pradesh, Meerut District,...