Dindigul Fort by srravi from http://500px.com/photo/217586975 - The Dindigul Fort or Dindigul Malai Kottai is a 17th-century hill fort built by Madurai Nayak situated in the town of Dindigul in the state of Tamil Nadu in India. The fort was built by the Madurai Nayak king Muthu Krishnappa Nayak in 1605. In the 18th century the fort passed on to Kingdom of Mysore (Mysore Wodeyars). During the reign of Hyder Ali and Tipu Sultan the fort was of strategic importance. In 1799 it went to the…

Dindigul Fort by srravi from http://500px.com/photo/217586975 - The Dindigul Fort or Dindigul Malai Kottai is a 17th-century hill fort built by Madurai Nayak situated in the town of Dindigul in the state of Tamil Nadu in India. The fort was built by the Madurai Nayak king Muthu Krishnappa Nayak in 1605. In the 18th century the fort passed on to Kingdom of Mysore (Mysore Wodeyars). During the reign of Hyder Ali and Tipu Sultan the fort was of strategic importance. In 1799 it went to the…

Photograph of the Tomb of Moinuddin Chishti, Ajmer, taken by O.S.Baudesson in  the 1880s, from the Archaeological Survey of India Collections. Moinuddin Chishti (1142AD–1236AD) established the famous Chishti Order. Although little is known of Moinuddin Chishti early life, it is probable that he travelled from Sistan to India as a refugee due to the increasing prevalence of Mongol Military action in Central Asia. Having arrived in Delhi during the reign of the Sultan Iltutmish, Moinuddin…

Photograph of the Tomb of Moinuddin Chishti, Ajmer, taken by O.S.Baudesson in the 1880s, from the Archaeological Survey of India Collections. Moinuddin Chishti (1142AD–1236AD) established the famous Chishti Order. Although little is known of Moinuddin Chishti early life, it is probable that he travelled from Sistan to India as a refugee due to the increasing prevalence of Mongol Military action in Central Asia. Having arrived in Delhi during the reign of the Sultan Iltutmish, Moinuddin…

It has several smaller pavilions with evocative names like Jangli Mahal, (Palace in the woods), Moti Mahal (Pearl Palace) and Badshah Pasand (King's favourite).      The complex also has a madarsa. The archaeological Survey of India maintains a library over the main gateway.

It has several smaller pavilions with evocative names like Jangli Mahal, (Palace in the woods), Moti Mahal (Pearl Palace) and Badshah Pasand (King's favourite). The complex also has a madarsa. The archaeological Survey of India maintains a library over the main gateway.

Archaeological Survey of India, Sources of History of India

Archaeological Survey of India, Sources of History of India

List of Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains of Karnataka - Archaeological Survey of India

List of Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains of Karnataka - Archaeological Survey of India

Wonders of #AncientIndia: Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) Pg on #Ellora Caves, Maharashtra, UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Wonders of #AncientIndia: Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) Pg on #Ellora Caves, Maharashtra, UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), under the Ministry of Culture, is the  premier o 						The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), under the Ministry of Culture, i

The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), under the Ministry of Culture, is the premier o The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), under the Ministry of Culture, i

Collections - Google Cultural Institute - Google Cultural Institute - Visit art museums around the world through Google Art Project.  View art and the rooms with a 360 degree view.  Similar to Google Earth - but for art museums.

Collections - Google Cultural Institute - Google Cultural Institute - Visit art museums around the world through Google Art Project. View art and the rooms with a 360 degree view. Similar to Google Earth - but for art museums.

Group of Monuments at Hampi, Karnataka - Archaeological Survey of India

Group of Monuments at Hampi, Karnataka - Archaeological Survey of India

Group of Monuments at Hampi, Karnataka - Archaeological Survey of India

Group of Monuments at Hampi, Karnataka - Archaeological Survey of India

Group of Monuments at Hampi, Karnataka - Archaeological Survey of India

Group of Monuments at Hampi, Karnataka - Archaeological Survey of India

The beginning of prehistoric archaeological research in India could be stated as begun from 1863 after the discovery of a Paleolithic tool from a rock crater in the Pallawaram area of Madurai by Robert Bruce Foote of the Geological Survey of India.

The beginning of prehistoric archaeological research in India could be stated as begun from 1863 after the discovery of a Paleolithic tool from a rock crater in the Pallawaram area of Madurai by Robert Bruce Foote of the Geological Survey of India.

Group of Monuments at Hampi, Karnataka - Archaeological Survey of India  via @indluxurytrains

Group of Monuments at Hampi, Karnataka - Archaeological Survey of India via @indluxurytrains

Group of Monuments at Hampi, Karnataka - Archaeological Survey of India

Group of Monuments at Hampi, Karnataka - Archaeological Survey of India

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