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Victoria Memorial hall is a monument and museum built in the British occupied India .And though by all means I hate Lord Curzon being responsible for the fatal partitioning of Bengal, he proposed the construction of this grand building. The building was designed by architect William Emerson, the president of Royal Institute of British Architects, who also happened to... Continue Reading →
Delhi has been a witness to the changing history of India.Being an old thriving city through centuries, it's mention dates back to the time of Pandava's , in Magabharata, the great epic of India. The then Delhi was known as Indraprastha. Delhi became the capital of Mamluk dynasty, the first dynasty of Muslim sultans to rule... Continue Reading →
Indian Museum is the largest and the oldest Museum in the Indian subcontinent and also in the Asia-Pacific region of the world.Founded in 1814 at the cradle of the Asiatic Society of Bengal (at the present building of the Asiatic Society, 1 Park Street, Kolkata), it has paved the way for 400 current museums in... Continue Reading →
Mysore or Mahishur is known as the "city of palace" . In fact Mysore palace is one of the most visited monuments in India even beating Qutub Minar in Delhi in 2006. The word Mysore is derived from the word "mahishur" or "Mahishasurana Ooru", which means the town of Mahishasura in Kannada,the local language, by... Continue Reading →
Far from the madding crowd, in the village of Velur , stand the Elapura or Ellora caves ,locally known as ‘Verul Leni’ Outstanding sculptures of the 34 caves of Elapura representing one of the largest rock-hewn monastic-temple complexes in the entire world will render you speechless.It also represents the largest single monolithic excavation in the world, the... Continue Reading →