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2. Contents 1. The Hawa Mahal 2. The Taj Mahal 3. The Mysore Palace 4. The Victoria Memorial 5. The Charminar 6. Sanchi Stupa 7. The Qutab Minar 8. Cellular Jail 9. Gateway of India 10. Vidhana Soudha 2Fusionites-Beyond Your Imagination 3. 1. The Hawa Mahal 3Fusionites-Beyond Your Imagination 4. Interior of Hawa Mahal 4Fusionites-Beyond Your Imagination 5. 1. The Hawa Mahal Location: Jaipur, Rajastan Built by: Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh Built in: 1799 AD Hawa Mahal is an epitome of the Rajputana architecture Palace of the Winds The pyramid shape of this ancient monument is a tourist attraction having 953 small windows. 5Fusionites-Beyond Your Imagination 6. 2. Taj Mahal 6Fusionites-Beyond Your Imagination 7. The Taj Mahal In 1631, Shah Jahan, emperor during the Mughal empire.completed in 1648. Mumtaz Mahal, died during the birth of their 14th child. 7Fusionites-Beyond Your Imagination 8. 3. The Mysore Palace 8Fusionites-Beyond Your Imagination 9. Mysore Palace The Palace of Mysore is a palace situated in the city of Mysor. The Wodeyar kings first built a palace in Mysore in the 14th century. The current palace construction was commissioned in 1897, and it was completed in 1912. Mysore palace is now one of the most famous tourist attractions in India after Taj Mahal with more than 2.7 million visitors. 9Fusionites-Beyond Your Imagination 10. 4. The Victoria Memorial 10Fusionites-Beyond Your Imagination 11. The Victoria Memorial The Victoria Memorial, is a memorial building dedicated to Victoria, Empress of India, which is located in Kolkata. The memorial was designed by Sir William Emerson using Indo-Saracenic style The massive hall is 338 feet, by 228 feet, and rises to a height of 184 feet. The massive Victoria Memorial stands enclosed within 64 acres (260,000 m2) of blooming gardens. It houses a museum containing a large collection of memorabilia relating to Queen Victoria and the British presence in India as well as other exhibits. 11Fusionites-Beyond Your Imagination 12. 5. Charminar 12Fusionites-Beyond Your Imagination 13. Charminar The Charminar, built in 1591, is a monument and mosque located in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India. Qutb shah constructed the charminar in the year 1589 Charminar has the style of Islamic architecture Sultan Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah, the fifth ruler of the Qutb Shahi dynasty. 13Fusionites-Beyond Your Imagination 14. 6. Sanchi Stupa 14Fusionites-Beyond Your Imagination 15. Sanchi Stupa The 'Great Stupa' at Sanchi is the oldest stone structure in India and was originally commissioned by the emperor Ashoka the Great in the 3rd century BCE. The construction work of this stupa was overseen by Ashoka's wife, Devi herself. UNESCO has included them as one of the heritage sites of the world. one of the important places of Buddhist pilgrimage. 15Fusionites-Beyond Your Imagination 16. 7. Qutab Minar 16Fusionites-Beyond Your Imagination 17. Qutab Minar Qutab Minar, is the tallest minar in India.. UNESCO World Heritage Site. Located in Delhi, the Qutub Minar is made of red sandstone and marble Construction was started in 1192 by Qutub-ud-din Aibak and was completed by Iltutmish Qutab Minar with a height of 72.5m (239ft), is the highest stone tower in India Designed according to the Indo-Mughal architecture It is situated in the Qutub complex at Mehrauli in South Delhi. 17Fusionites-Beyond Your Imagination 18. 8. Cellular Jail 18Fusionites-Beyond Your Imagination 19. Cellular Jail The Cellular Jail, also known as Kala Paani (Black Water), was a colonial prison situated in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India British had been using the Andaman islands as a prison since the days in the immediate aftermath of the 1857 War of Independence The original building was a puce-colored brick building. The bricks used to build the building were brought from Burma. cellular jail, derived from the solitary cells which prevented any prisoner from communicating with any other 19Fusionites-Beyond Your Imagination 20. 9. The Gateway of India 20Fusionites-Beyond Your Imagination 21. The Gateway of India It is located on the waterfront in the Apollo Bunder area in South Mumbai and overlooks the Arabian Sea The Gateway has also been referred to as the Taj Mahal of Mumbai Built in Indo-Saracenic style. Its design is a combination of Hindu and Muslim architectural styles; the arch is of Muslim style while the decorations are of Hindu style 21Fusionites-Beyond Your Imagination 22. 10 The Vidhana Soudha 22Fusionites-Beyond Your Imagination 23. The Vidhana Soudha The Vidhana Soudha, located in Bengalur. It is the state legislature of Karnataka Constructed in a style described as Mysore Neo-Dravidian Kengal Hanumanthaiah is credited with the conception and construction of the Vidhana Soudha It is the largest Legislative building in India The front of the building is inscribed with the words Government's Work is God's Work The cost of construction at that time was just 17.5 presently, annual maintenance cost itself is more than 20 million 23Fusionites-Beyond Your Imagination