Hindu Art And Architecture

Agra

Mahabharata, the ancient epic, has a reference to Agra. The Mughal famous Emperor Akbar built the well-known Fatehpur Sikri some 35 km (21 miles) from Agra.

Agra has 3 UNESCO World Heritage sites: Fatehpur Sikri, Taj Mahal, and Agra Fort. No other city in India is richer in History and architecture than Agra located in the state of Uttar Pradesh in India. Taj Mahal, located in Agra, is among the 7 Wonders of the World and among the most famous and popular tourist destinations in Agra and India as a whole.

Agra is full of history and you can also find many other tombs and buildings dating back to the days when the city was the capital of the Mughal Empire.

Taj Mahal is a symbol of love and thought in the world. The construction of Taj Mahal was completed in 1653 and the Mughal king Shah Jahan built it for his wife, Mumtaz Mahal, as her final rest place. Taj Mahal is built completely of marble and it is arguably India’s most beautiful and best-known monument. Every year thousands of Tourist visit Agra especially to see the Taj Mahal.

Much of Agra’s known history is during the time when it was the capital of the Mughal Empire; the city was founded much earlier. Mahabharata, the ancient epic, has a reference to Agra. All through its rich history, the city frequently changed rulers between Muslim and Hindu. Check out also this post about Art and Artesians in Odisha.

Udaipur

Udaipur is a fascinating city in the state of Rajasthan. It was established by Maharana Udai Singh II in 1559 as the capital of the Mewar kingdom. Udaipur is among the most renowned and beautiful tourist destinations of the country.

It is a city rich in history and culture and is visited by thousands of tourists from all over the world who come here to get a glimpse of the Rajput way of life. Udaipur is inscribed with beautiful buildings, ancient Indian art, temples, and palaces with marvelous architectural styles.

Udaipur is a city with lakes. There are three connected lakes, Swaroop Sugar Lake, Fateh Sugar Lake, and Pichola Lake. The wonderful view of the red-colored sun setting beneath the gorgeous mountain ranges in the backdrop of the lakes is a sight to behold.

The city has a lot of shopping facilities for local craft works, textiles and paintings. The city is also home to one of the most romantic hotels in the world, the Lake Palace Hotel.

Many of the palaces in Udaipur, including the exquisite Lake Palace, have now been converted to luxury hotels and provide guests the opportunity to enjoy a truly royal vacation.

Goa

Goa is famous because of its temples and churches of worship, beautiful beaches, and its world heritage architectural beauty. Every year, the region is a great attraction for huge numbers of domestic and international tourists.

Goa is a beach lover’s paradise. It is India’s tiniest state by land area and the nation’s 4th smallest state in population number. Located in region Konkan, It shares its boundaries in the east with Karnataka and in the north with Maharashtra.

The state’s capital is Panaji and Vasco da Gama is Goa’s largest city. One can see the Portuguese influence in the town of Margao, who arrived at the beginning of the 16th century as merchants but conquered it rather soon thereafter. In earlier times, the city of Goa was a Portuguese colony.

Goa is worldwide famous for its beaches, places of worship and heritage architecture. The city has a mixture of Portuguese and Indian cultures and a beautiful architecture that’s attracting more than 2 million visitors annually including some 400,000 foreigners.

Goa has a hot and humid climate for most of the year. The month of May is the hottest. Monsoon arrives by early June. It also has a short winter season from mid-December to February. The temperatures during this time of the year are about 21 °C at night and 28 °C during the day.

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