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Gwalior Fort is an 8th-century hill fort near Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, and central India. The fort consists of a defensive structure and two main palaces, Gurjari Mahal and Man Mandir, built by Man Singh Tomar. The fort has been controlled by a number of different rulers in its history. The Gurjari Mahal palace was built for Queen Mrignayani. It is now an archaeological museum.

The forts of India speak of the rich past of the royal kingdoms. The forts of India speaks about the era of luxury, the glitters and heroism. See the top Most Beautiful Forts In India.

Photograph of the Tomb of Muhammad Ghaus at Gwalior in Madhya Pradesh, taken by Bourne and Shepherd around 1883, from the Archaeological Survey of India Collections. Muhammad Ghaus was a celebrated Muslim saint who died in 1563. His tomb dates from c.1565 and is a fine example of early Mughal architecture from the reign of Emperor Akbar (r.1556-1605). It is situated near the great hill fortress of Gwalior, held by the Mughals between the 16th and 18th centuries. The tomb is a square stone…

Photograph of the Tomb of Muhammad Ghaus at Gwalior in Madhya Pradesh, taken by Bourne and Shephe.

The Red Fort Complex and the surrounding area were part of Shahjahanabad, built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan and represent the zenith of Mughal creativity.

Champaner is a historical city in the state of Gujarat in western India. It is…

Champaner is a historical city in the state of Gujarat in western India.

Kumbhalgarh Fort– The Great Wall of India. Overshadowed by its neighbour to the east, this is the second largest continuous wall on the whole planet.

indiaincredible: “ Kumbhalgarh Fort– The Great Wall of India. Overshadowed by its neighbour to the east, this is the second largest continuous wall on the whole planet. Yet bewilderingly, it is still.

Bateshwar on the Yamuna, India

Bateshwar on the Yamuna, India

Tarakeshwara Temple, Karnataka, India                              …

There are memorial stones carved with religious (Mastigallu) and military (Veeragallu) scenes. Eight of them are guardians of eight cardinal points

Margasahayeshvara Temple, Entrance gopura 1875 Photograph of the entrance gopura of the Margasahayeshvara Temple at Virinchipuram, from the Archaeological Survey of India Collections, taken by an unknown photographer in c.1870. The Margasahayeshvara or Marghabhandu Temple was built in the Aravidu style of Tamil Nadu in the 16th century. (via British Library)

Margasahayeshvara Temple, Entrance gopura 1875 Photograph of the entrance gopura of the Margasahayeshvara Temple at Virinchipuram, from the Archaeological Survey of India Collections, taken by an.

Things to do in Delhi

Things to do in Delhi. Red Fort is a popular attraction in Delhi. Read the experience of a solo female traveller making her way to the fort & exploring.

Sun Temple of Konark from Archaeological Survey of India Collections - 1890 - Part 1 - Old Indian Photos

Photograph of a close view of the sculptural detail on the right-hand side of the eastern façade of the mandapa

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