Cultural Heritage of India
India’s culture is reflected in its 5000 years of history.
Religion has played a very important role in the development of India’s culture and architecture. Delhi, where the river Yamuna witnessed the heydays of medieval Royal Cities, Forts and Palaces, Shrines and Gateways, built by dynasty after dynasty. Here you will find the magnificent red stones Red Fort, 13th Century Qutab Minar , Jantar Mantar, a magnificent Observatory – Jama Masjid . The massive Jama Masjid and moonlight bazaar or Chandni Chowk. And next to this is 20th Century modern New Delhi expressing the spacious atmosphere of Sir Edwinlutyen – design made for British. Marking the latest addition to this tradition of monuments in Delhi’s history is New Bahai Temple, commonly known as Lotus Temple.
Take a trip to Rajasthan, where Rajput’s built some of the most imposing and magnificent Forts and palaces in the world. Sawai Jai Singh’s seven stored City Palace, Amer Fort – Jaipur, Mehrangarh Fort , Umaid Bhawan Palace – Jodhpur City Palace, Lake Palace – Udaipur, Junagarh Fort and Lalgarh Palace of Bikaner.
Visit Buddhist ruins at Bodhgaya, Sarnath, Kushinagar and Nalanda, famous as being the ancient siteCultural Heritage India, Cultural Heritage Tours India, Indian culture of the university for Buddhist studies.
In South India. Visit Mamallapuram, a short drive from madras. The famous landmark here, the Shore Temple, is the lone survivor of the original seven temples – the others having given – in to erosion by the constant lashing of the sea and the salty sea breeze. Madurai is one of the most ancient cities with a history dating back to the 6th Century BC a landmark of this bustling town is the grand Meenakashi Temple with its hall of thousand pillars.