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Architecture in India


Khajuraho Temples - A nice example of Indian ArchitectureIn India so many civilizations have flourished that it's not hard to guess that the country's architectural style won't get influence of their coming to India. The most unique part about Indian architecture is variedness that it carries with it, such as the rock-cut style that's beautifully blended with the cave architecture in Ajanta and Ellora.

Indian Architecture - Check out the zenith of stone architecture of India that can be seen in the graceful contours and exquisite carvings of the temples at Khajuraho, Belur, Puri and Halebid. If Qutub Minar is a marvel of early Muslim architecture, then Taj Mahal touches the depth of love and creativity with its marble stature. Rajasthan's Havelis present one with the privilege to recall the history of the Maharajas who ruled this enchanting land. The south Indian style of temple architecture is very distinct from that of the rest of India. Explore the Architectural monuments of India and witness the unique Indian architecture styles.


Indian Architecture - Famous Architectural Monuments in India

Hampi, Karnataka
Hampi was once the capital of the powerful Vijayanagar empire, which for two centuries remained the most powerful empire in Indian history. It was once considered at one time greater then Rome and "The best provided city in the world".
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Humayon Tomb in Delhi - IndiaHumayun's Tomb, Delhi
Humayun's widowed Queen Haji Begum built the Tomb, in the 16th century AD. Architecturally the forerunner of the Taj Mahal, it stands in Nizamuddin, which shows the Mughal architecture at its best.
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India Gate, Delhi
This "Arc-de-Triomphe" is the memorial ground situated in the center of Delhi, commemorating for those 70,000 Indian soldiers who lost their lives while fighting for the British army in the First World War.
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Havelis, Rajasthan
Ofcourse, the magnificence of forts and palaces always fascinate the onlooker, but do check out the exquisite and intricately designed mansions called Havelis built by the Marwari merchants and you will get to know why they are an integral part of Rajasthani heritage.
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Khandagiri & Udaygiri Caves, Orissa
Not many caves have got as much significance after the Maharashtrian caves as much the Khandhagir and Udaygiri Caves have. These caves are considered to be the one of the most sacred Jain pilgrimage centers situated in Orissa.


Ajanta Caves
These caves are the most magnificent examples of rock cut architecture and cave paintings. The Ellora caves are over 10 centuries old and represent elaborate sculptures of Hindu, Buddhist and Jain faiths. While the caves at Ajanta dates back to the 5th century and contain paintings and sculptures of major events in the life of Lord Buddha.
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Ellora Caves
These caves are the most magnificent examples of rock cut architecture and cave paintings. The Ellora caves are over 10 centuries old and represent elaborate sculptures of Hindu, Buddhist and Jain faiths. While the caves at Ajanta dates back to the 5th century and contain paintings and sculptures of major events in the life of Lord Buddha.
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Taj Mahal - The Famous monument in India
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal is not just a fine specimen of beautiful art and excellent architecture, but a memorial of love and faith. It is a sublime experience of the greatest love story ever told.
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Khajuraho Temples
Once a great capital of Chandela Kings, the temple town of Khajuraho has become one of the most visited temple site in India. Out of the once existing eighty-five temples, only twenty-five, strewn amidst the lakes and fields have survived.
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Rashtrapati Bhavan, Delhi
The house of the President of India; the center point of Indian Democracy and the symbol of social, secular and sovereign republic.

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