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Birla Temple is a popular architectural wonder of Jaipur. Located below the Moti Dungri Hill, Birla Mandir is easily accessible from the city of Jaipur. One can take local buses, rickshaws or can hire taxis to reach the Birla Temple. In 1988, the striking temple was built by Birla Group of Industries, a well-known name in the corporate sector of India. Made in pure white marble, Birla Mandir appears startling, when it gets lighten up in the night. Birla Temple of Jaipur is renowned for its fine ...
The history of Red Fort Delhi cannot be summed up in words as its history is connected with centuries of Mughal rule in country. Mughal ruler Shah Jahan had varied needs of this fort and it was made according to those needs.
In 1639, when Mughal ruler Shah Jahan transited his capital from Agra to Delhi, the construction of Red Fort was ordered by him in the north-eastern side of the newly founded city of Shahjahanabad. Shahjahanabad in present day is known as Old Delhi.
The construction took n...
About Hawa Mahal
Hawa Mahal is located in the spectacular city of Jaipur in the Indian state of Rajasthan. You can site this architectural splendor next to the way of entrance to the City Palace. Built in 1799, Hawa Mahal in Jaipur is one of the most frequently visited structures in Jaipur. Hawa Mahal was constructed under by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh and was designed by Lal Chand Usta. The structure of Hawa Mahal is a really a stunning sight to behold. The palace, which is the part of Hawa M...
Shah Jahan was a member of the Mughal dynasty that ruled most of northern India from the early 16th to the mid 18th-century. After the death of his father, King Jahangir, in 1627, Shah Jahan emerged the victor of a bitter power struggle with his brothers, and crowned himself emperor at Agra in 1628. At his side was Arjumand Banu Begum, better known as Mumtaz Mahal (“Chosen One of the Palace”), whom he married in 1612 and cherished as the favorite of his three queens.
On June 17, 1631 Mumt...
Amber Fort is situated in Amer. Amer is a town spread over 4 sq km (1.5 square meters) which is located 11 kilometers away from Jaipur, India's Rajasthan state. Amer Fort is built on high mountains, this is the main tourist area of the Jaipur region. In fact, Aamer town was built by Meenao and later Raja Man Singh I ruled there.
History of Amer Fort
Ammer's Fort is famous for its Hindu art. In the fort, there are scenic street lights, doors and small ponds. This is the main source of w...