Muhammad Shah's Tomb
The tomb of Mohammed Shah is located in a popular park, Lodi Gardens in Delhi. The Lodi Gardens is spread over an extensive area of more than 90 acres and includes quite some popular historical monuments within the complex such as Sikander Lodi's Tomb, Bara Gumbad, Sheesh Gumbad and Mohammed Shah's Tomb. These sites are maintained and looked after by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI). The Lodi Gardens is located amid the Safdarjung's Tomb and Khan Market and is also supposed to be a well-liked spot among the morning walkers of Delhi.
About Paigah Tombs
The tombs are an architectural marvel among the various other historic places in Hyderabad. Spanning across an area of around 40 acres, Paigah Tombs have been decorated with the tales of the brave Paigah. These tales are engraved on various palettes and epitaphs across the place and describe the story of the Nizam and Paigah. The structure of the tombs is known for its Indo-Saracenic style, which is a rare piece of architecture.
Sardar Patel Statue of Unity
Did you know the Statue of Unity is almost twice the height of the Statue of Liberty? And that it took just 42 months to make this implausible idea come to life? Discover these and other interesting facts about the iconic structure on History TV18’s ‘Modern Marvel: Statue of Unity’ premiering May 29 at 9pm
Lotus Temple In Delhi: Architecture, Timing, Ticket Price, And History
Planning a Delhi tour package is an exciting experience in itself because there are so many things to do, see, and explore in this city. You cannot vacation in Delhi without visiting a tourist spot that has awed millions of people. That’s right, the Lotus Temple in Delhi is a treasured shrine of the Baha’i faith that attracts tourists from all over the world. Its popularity is due to the structure inspired by the lotus flower. Colloquially termed as the Kamal Mandir of Delhi, this temple is open to people belonging to all religions, caste, creed, and race. The openness of this Baha’i place of worship can be felt as soon as you step inside the main shrine. Peace, positive energy, and serenity can be experienced by every individual who spends even a few minutes at the Lotus Temple in New Delhi.
The Raj Ghat basically is a monument which was built in the honour of the father of our nation, Mahatma Gandhi. The Raj Ghat is a raised platform made of black marble which has been erected on the spot where the cremation of Mahatma Gandhi took place on 31st January in the year 1948, just a day following his assassination. The platform is intentionally left open and faces the sky and an everlasting flame keeps burning continually on one end of the platform. The Raj Ghat is located on Delhi's Ring Road which is formally known by the name of Mahatma Gandhi Road. The word Raj Ghat means 'King's Court'.
Arvalem Caves and Waterfall: The Pandava Caves In Goa
Goa is something more than that which is unknown to many people out there. This mesmerizing state is located on the Western Coast of India and is a damn perfect holiday destination. On the other side, Goa is known to be the housing relics of almost 300-year-old Portuguese architecture. The state is wholly filled with restaurants and mouth watering sea-foods.
Amritsar and the Golden Temple: The Complete Guide
History Guru Ram Das, the fourth guru of Sikhs, founded Amritsar after being appointed in 1574. It's thought that the land was donated by Emperor Akbar. In order to establish his new base, the guru invited merchants and artisans from nearby areas to settle with him there. In 1977, Guru Ram Das inaugurated the excavation of the holy tank, which became the center point of the city. His youngest son and successor, Guru Arjan Dev, later designed and built the temple complex. Its foundations were laid in 1588 by popular Muslim Sufi saint Miyan Mir (in keeping with the notion that people of all faiths are welcome) and construction was completed in 1604.
Jama Masjid, Delhi: A Magnificent Place of Worship
The Jama Masjid in Delhi is often referred to as the most magnificent mosque in India and for all the right reasons. Located in the heart of Old Delhi, this 17th-century colossal edifice represents the architectural extravaganza of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. Such is the popularity of the mosque that a trip to the national capital cannot be deemed complete without a visit to it.
1947 Partition of India & the River Indus: An Untold Tale
Millions of Hindus, Muslims, and Sikhs were forced to journey hundreds of miles and experience brutal violence as the Indian subcontinent was divided into two independent nation states following the dissolution of the British crown rule on the part of the United Kingdom. The partition involved the division of two provinces, Bengal and Punjab, based on district-wise non-Muslim or Muslim majorities. The self-governing countries of Hindu-majority India and Muslim-majority Pakistan came into existence. The partition also saw the division of the British Indian Army, the Royal Indian Navy, the Indian Civil Service, the railways, and the central treasury. As a person from this region, I am closely related to this event, and in this blog I will tell a different and lesser known story about the impacts of partition on the mighty Indus river system that connects the Indian Subcontinent.