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Fateh Sagar Lake is the second artificial lake of Udaipur, the first being Jaisamand lake. It was originally built by Maharana Jai Singh in the year 1678 AD, but later on reconstructed and extended by Maharana Fateh Singh, As lot of destruction was caused by heavy rains.
It lies immediately to the north of, and connected by a canal to Pichhola Lake, which had been established by Maharana Udai Singh II a century earlier. Fateh Sagar is 2.4 km. long, 1.6 km. wide and 11.5 m. at its deepest poin... Read More
Pichola Lake is one of the most beautiful and picturesque lakes of Rajasthan, India. Located in the heart of the city, Pichola Lake is the oldest and one of the largest lakes of Udaipur. In 1362, the beautiful lake was built by Pichhu Banjara during the ruling period of Maharana Lakha. Talking about the dimensions of Pichhola Lake, it is extended to 3 miles in length, 2 miles in width and has depth of 30 feet.
In 1560, a year after Maharana Udai Singh II began building his new capital of Udai... Read More
The Albert Hall Museum also known as Central Museum is located in the Ram Niwas Garden. Ram Niwas Garden is located outside the city wall which is located opposite to the New Gate in Jaipur. Albert Hall is the oldest museum in Jaipur. Maharaja Sawai Ram Singh II was responsible for the construction of this museum in the year 1868, when King Edward the Prince of Wales visited India.
Maharaja Ram Singh wanted that this building should be a town hall, but his successor wants that this should be mu... Read More
The Temple of Govind Dev Ji is one of the most sacred and famous tourist destinations in India. It is located in the City Palace complex, in Jaipur, Rajasthan. The deity, Govind Dev Ji, is none other than Lord Shri Krishna himself. It is believed that the image in this temple looks exactly how Lord Krishna looked during his incarnation on earth.The idol of Govind Dev Ji is strikingly beautiful for its complete resemblance with Lord Krishna, and the temple is placed between Chandra Mahal and Bada... Read More
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 ... Read More
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... Read More
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... Read More
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... Read More