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Built in the year 1956 during the tenure of former Karnataka Chief Minister Kengal Hanumanthaiah, this impressive building is a seat of legislature of the state. The breathtaking architectural marvel in granite is a blend of Neo-Dravidian, Indo-Saracenic and Dravidian artwork. Considered as the largest Legislative building in India, this 46-metre tall structure is spread over an area of 2,300 by 1,150 feet (700 m × 350 m). It comprises carved pillars, bases, pediments, cornices and arches...
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Charminar, meaning ‘four pillars’, is the jewel of Hyderabad. It is built by the fifth ruler of Qutb Shahi Dynasty, Sultan Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah in 1591 AD. Anybody visiting Hyderabad will (should) make it a point to catch this elegant monument first. It is believed that the king had vowed to build a mosque on the site he prayed if the plague that had hit the city be eradicated. When god answered his prayers, he got constructed a beautiful monument that is standing tall ever since. E...
Taj mahal
This beautiful and awesome white domed marble mausoleum is built in 1653 by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife, Mumtaz Mahal. Widely recognized as 'The Jewel of Muslim Art in India' and one of the universally admired masterpieces of the world's heritages, this UNESCO world heritage site attracts approximately four million visitors annually. A symbol of eternal love, this seventh wonder of the modern world is the quintessence and finest example of Mughal architecture with ...
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Situated on the Raj Path in the heart of New Delhi, this national monument was designed and commissioned by Sir Edwin Lutyens as a mark of respect to the Indian Soldiers died during the First World War. The walls of this huge structure bear the names of more than 90, 000 soldiers (both Indian and British) who lost their lives during different wars. Originally called as the All India War Memorial, it is mainly a 42 meter tall gate surrounded by beautiful fountains and gardens.

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Located near Harmandir Sahib, it is one of the most sacred places for Sikhs. Founded by Guru Arjan Dev Ji, the fifth Sikh Guru, the beautiful structure was part of the Bhangi Sikh Dynasty ruled by a powerful Sikh family of the Dhillon Clan from 1716 to 1810. This holy shrine is famous for its sarovar (water pond) that is considered to be the largest holy tank of all the gurdwaras in the world. The gurdwara is very famous for the monthly gathering of pilgrims on the day of Amavas (a no-moon n...
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Located on the banks of the Yamuna river, it is built as a memorial in the honor of Mahatma Gandhi, the father of nation. A stone footpath flanked by lawns leads to the walled enclosure housing the real monument. It is a black marble platform that marks the spot of Mahatma Gandhi's cremation on 31 January 1948, a day after his assassination. The structure is left open to the sky while an eternal flame burns perpetually at one end. You will see an epitaph 'Hey Ram' on the front side of the pl...
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It was on Lord Curzon's suggestion that this building was built in remembrance of Queen Victoria. It was commissioned in 1906 with the King George V laying the foundation and was completed in the year 1921. The structure now serves as a museum. It boasts a blend of British and Mughal elements as well as Venetian, Egyptian, Deccani and Islamic style of architecture called as Indo-Saracenic revivalist style. The architect of the building William Emerson tried to emulate the majestic Taj Mahal ...
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It is one of the five Takhts (Takht means seat of religious authority) of the Sikh religion and also considered to be the supreme Takht as well. Built by Guru Hargobind, the Takht is located in the Harmandir Sahib complex and symbolizes; the dispensing of justice and temporal activity, political sovereignty of Sikhs, central altar for Sikh political assembly and interlocking of the temporal with the spiritual in Sikhism. The structure is also the highest seat of temporal authority of the Kha...
Hawa mahal
Built by King Sawai Pratap Singh in 1799 and designed by Lal Chand Ustad, this monument which means “The Palace of Winds” is dedicated to Lord Krishna and is built in the shape of his crown. Built using red and pink sandstones, Hawa Mahal is located in the complex of the City palace. This 5 storey building rises to around 50 feet high and has over 900 intricately designed small windows known as Jharokhas. These Jharokhas are known for their splendid and detailed latticework. The facade offer...
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Recently renovated into an eye-pleasing garden, it has a striking resemblance to Lalbagh of Bengaluru. There is a small toy train to tour the park. You can spend some time away from your hectic life and stroll around … all this for an entry fee of just Rupees 10! Timings 7:30 AM - 7:30 PM (all days). Visit Duration
2 to 3 hours. Address
Indira Gandhi Glass House, Sadashiv Nagar, Hubli, Karnataka 580029.
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