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Top ten indian monuments by jerin


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Top ten indian monuments by jerin

  1. 1. 1Fusionites-Beyond Your Imagination
  2. 2. Contents  1. The Hawa Mahal  2. The Taj Mahal  3. The Mysore Palace  4. The Victoria Memorial  5. The Charminar  6. Sanchi Stupa  7. The Qutab Minar  8. Cellular Jail  9. Gateway of India  10. Vidhana Soudha 2Fusionites-Beyond Your Imagination
  3. 3. 1. The Hawa Mahal 3Fusionites-Beyond Your Imagination
  4. 4. Interior of Hawa Mahal 4Fusionites-Beyond Your Imagination
  5. 5. 1. The Hawa Mahal  Location: Jaipur, Rajastan  Built by: Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh  Built in: 1799 AD  Hawa Mahal is an epitome of the Rajputana architecture  Palace of the Winds  The pyramid shape of this ancient monument is a tourist attraction having 953 small windows. 5Fusionites-Beyond Your Imagination
  6. 6. 2. Taj Mahal 6Fusionites-Beyond Your Imagination
  7. 7. The Taj Mahal  In 1631, Shah Jahan, emperor during the Mughal empire.completed in 1648.  Mumtaz Mahal, died during the birth of their 14th child. 7Fusionites-Beyond Your Imagination
  8. 8. 3. The Mysore Palace 8Fusionites-Beyond Your Imagination
  9. 9. Mysore Palace  The Palace of Mysore is a palace situated in the city of Mysor.  The Wodeyar kings first built a palace in Mysore in the 14th century.  The current palace construction was commissioned in 1897, and it was completed in 1912.  Mysore palace is now one of the most famous tourist attractions in India after Taj Mahal with more than 2.7 million visitors. 9Fusionites-Beyond Your Imagination
  10. 10. 4. The Victoria Memorial 10Fusionites-Beyond Your Imagination
  11. 11. The Victoria Memorial  The Victoria Memorial, is a memorial building dedicated to Victoria, Empress of India, which is located in Kolkata.  The memorial was designed by Sir William Emerson using Indo-Saracenic style  The massive hall is 338 feet, by 228 feet, and rises to a height of 184 feet.  The massive Victoria Memorial stands enclosed within 64 acres (260,000 m2) of blooming gardens.  It houses a museum containing a large collection of memorabilia relating to Queen Victoria and the British presence in India as well as other exhibits. 11Fusionites-Beyond Your Imagination
  12. 12. 5. Charminar 12Fusionites-Beyond Your Imagination
  13. 13. Charminar  The Charminar, built in 1591, is a monument and mosque located in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India.  Qutb shah constructed the charminar in the year 1589  Charminar has the style of Islamic architecture  Sultan Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah, the fifth ruler of the Qutb Shahi dynasty. 13Fusionites-Beyond Your Imagination
  14. 14. 6. Sanchi Stupa 14Fusionites-Beyond Your Imagination
  15. 15. Sanchi Stupa  The 'Great Stupa' at Sanchi is the oldest stone structure in India and was originally commissioned by the emperor Ashoka the Great in the 3rd century BCE.  The construction work of this stupa was overseen by Ashoka's wife, Devi herself.  UNESCO has included them as one of the heritage sites of the world.  one of the important places of Buddhist pilgrimage. 15Fusionites-Beyond Your Imagination
  16. 16. 7. Qutab Minar 16Fusionites-Beyond Your Imagination
  17. 17. Qutab Minar  Qutab Minar, is the tallest minar in India..  UNESCO World Heritage Site. Located in Delhi, the Qutub Minar is made of red sandstone and marble  Construction was started in 1192 by Qutub-ud-din Aibak and was completed by Iltutmish  Qutab Minar with a height of 72.5m (239ft), is the highest stone tower in India  Designed according to the Indo-Mughal architecture  It is situated in the Qutub complex at Mehrauli in South Delhi. 17Fusionites-Beyond Your Imagination
  18. 18. 8. Cellular Jail 18Fusionites-Beyond Your Imagination
  19. 19. Cellular Jail  The Cellular Jail, also known as Kala Paani (Black Water), was a colonial prison situated in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India  British had been using the Andaman islands as a prison since the days in the immediate aftermath of the 1857 War of Independence  The original building was a puce-colored brick building. The bricks used to build the building were brought from Burma.  cellular jail, derived from the solitary cells which prevented any prisoner from communicating with any other 19Fusionites-Beyond Your Imagination
  20. 20. 9. The Gateway of India 20Fusionites-Beyond Your Imagination
  21. 21. The Gateway of India  It is located on the waterfront in the Apollo Bunder area in South Mumbai and overlooks the Arabian Sea  The Gateway has also been referred to as the Taj Mahal of Mumbai  Built in Indo-Saracenic style.  Its design is a combination of Hindu and Muslim architectural styles; the arch is of Muslim style while the decorations are of Hindu style 21Fusionites-Beyond Your Imagination
  22. 22. 10 The Vidhana Soudha 22Fusionites-Beyond Your Imagination
  23. 23. The Vidhana Soudha  The Vidhana Soudha, located in Bengalur.  It is the state legislature of Karnataka  Constructed in a style described as Mysore Neo-Dravidian  Kengal Hanumanthaiah is credited with the conception and construction of the Vidhana Soudha  It is the largest Legislative building in India  The front of the building is inscribed with the words Government's Work is God's Work  The cost of construction at that time was just 17.5 presently, annual maintenance cost itself is more than 20 million 23Fusionites-Beyond Your Imagination