30 May 2015

Why You Should Experience Gwalior Fort At Least Once In Your Llife

Why You Should Experience Gwalior Fort At Least Once In Your Llife Shahid Ali khan 5 of 5
Gwalior fort is the most well-known monument of Gwalior City Madhya Pradesh.  The Fort located on...

Gwalior fort is the most well-known monument of Gwalior City Madhya Pradesh.  The Fort located on top of the hill Gopalchanl. Suraj Sen was the first king of this fort.

Gwalior fort
Gwalior fort 

This fort was contracted by red sand stone. It can visible from every direction of the city. There are two way to reach in fort. First gate called Gwalior gate, you can reach by walking through this gate. For vehicle you can only reach through Urvai gate which is very high and thin. Around the road we can see very beautifully and closely designed statues of Jain Tirthankar on big rock. Fort three hundred fifty feet elevation is witness to the fort unbowed. The internal design of the fort is wonderful examples of medieval architecture. Gujri Mahal is one of them built in 15th century which is symbol of deep love between Raja Man Singh and Gujariya Queen Mrignayani. The outer part of the castle in its original kept safe by the State Archaeology Department but internal part changed in the Museum where rare ancient’s cultures are priced according to carbon dating of the first 20th century AD. These rare sculptures are obtained from nearby areas of Gwalior.
Gwalior fort
Gwalior fort 

Over the past 100 years, the fort is located in Gwalior. One of India's most impermeable forts passed through many hands. It is built on sandstone hills and spared 100 meters on plains area. The outer wall of the fort is about 2 miles long and its width ranges from 1 kilometer to 200 meters. The walls of the fort are very steep ascents. The turmoil of the era fort has witnessed many Ldaiyon it in times of peace as well as numerous festivals are also celebrated. The rulers did justice to the fort, which many people held captive. The event will be held in Fort gorgeous but Jahron rip ears are voices.

Entry fees and Visiting Time of Gwalior Fort 

Adult Indian: - 75 per person
Children Indian: - 40 per person for children 
Foreign tourists: - 250 per person for
Timings: - 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM All days of the week 

22 May 2015

The Great Wall of India at Kumbhalgarh Fort Rajasthan

The Great Wall of India at Kumbhalgarh Fort Rajasthan Shahid Ali khan 5 of 5
You have must heard about “The Great Wall of China” the world’s largest wall. But did you hear...

You have must heard about “The Great Wall of China” the world’s largest wall. But did you hear about world’s second largest wall which is located in India?

Kumbhalgarh Fort Rajasthan
Kumbhalgarh Fort 
It is Kumbhalgarh fort located in Rajsamand dist of Rajasthan the wall of the fort is 36 km long and 15 feet wide. The fort was built by Maharana Azad.  The Fort is located at altitude of 1100 m above of sea. It had taken 15(1443-1458) years for complete. On the completion of this fort Maharana Kumbha built a coin engraved fort and its name. The fort was built including several valleys and hills, which makes it natural protective reason it is invincible. On High places in the fort palace were built temples and residential buildings, and flat land was used for agricultural and slope part used for reservoirs.

Here are the brief of Information about monuments inside the fort:

  1. The entrance in the fort from south by using a gate often known as Aret Pol, then this gateway you will find Halla Pol, Hanuman Pol, Good old ram gate and also Vijay Pol gateways.
  2. The Hanuman Poll will be significant mainly because it enshrines a picture of Hanuman that was built by means of Rana Kumbha coming from Mandavpur.
  3. The impressive complex towards the top of the ft is approached further by means of three gateways viz., your Bhairon Pol, the Nimboo Pol along with the Paghra Pol.
  4. An additional gateway Danibatta, situated for the east, hooks up Mewar location with Marwar.

Ganesh Temple-
  1. The actual Ganesh temple, located along the road ultimately causing the palaces, was constructed to fulfill Maharana Kumbha.
  2. According to one of several inscriptions regarding Kirti-stambha regarding Chittorgarh ft, Rana Kumbha consecrated a picture of Ganesha in this particular temple.

Vedi Temple-
  1. The Vedi temple was constructed by Rana Kumbha within AD 1457 with regard to performing rituals soon after completion on the fort.
  2. This twice story developing was erected on a high platform.
  3. The temple faces western world. It will be octagonal using thirty-six support beams supporting your domical ceiling.
  4. A multiple shrined temple dedicated to goddesses is found to your east with this temple.

Neelkanth Mahadev Temple-
  1. The actual Neelkanth Mahadev temple, situated for the east regarding Vedi shrine, was internal AD 1458 and also enshrines a new Siva Ling within the sanctum.
  2. This temple was made on lifted platform available from west by using a flight regarding steps.
  3. The temple includes a sanctum and also an available pillared canopy (mandapa) all over.
  4. The shrine can be viewed from most sides using entrance from each of the four recommendations.
  5. A rock inscription for the left pillar on the western entrance mentions in relation to its building work by Rana Sanga.

Parsvanatha Temple-
  1. That temple ended up being constructed by means of Nar Singh Pokhad within Vikrama Samvat 1508 (AD 1451).
  2. The item constructed at 3 foot high bronze sculpture of Jain Tirthankara Parsvanatha.
  3. Bawan Devi Temple-
  4. That is a famous Jain temple, which derives it is name from your fifty-two (bawan) shrines in one compound built round the main shrine.
  5. The even larger shrine among the temple-group includes a sanctum, a new gap and also an available pavilion (mandapa).
  6. A perception of Jaina Tirthankara will be carved for the lalata-bimba on the doorway.
  7. The smaller shrines are without any idols.

Golerao Number of Temples-
  1. The Golerao group of temples is found adjacent in order to Bawan Devi Temple and holds of being unfaithful shrines confined by way of a circular wall.
  2. On it is exterior your shrines are adorned using beautiful designed sculptures regarding gods-goddesses.
  3. On such basis as architectural type, the temples-group can be ascribed for the period regarding Rana Kumbha.
  4. A sculpture comprises an inscription dated 1516 (AD 1459) which often states in relation to one Govinda.

Mamadeo Temple-
  1. This temple is also known as Kumbha Shyam, and it includes a flat roofed sanctum and a pillared pavilion (mandapa).
  2. An inscription regarding Rana Kumbha giving detailed history of Kumbhalgarh ended up being fixed about this temple.
  3. A large number of carved sculptures of gods-goddesses had been found from your compound with this temple.

Pitalia Dev Temple-
  1. This east facing Jain shrine is found in your northern side on the fort that was built by way of a Pitalia Jain Seth in 1512 (AD 1455) on a raised plinth.
  2. This temple includes a pillared sabha-mandapa and a sanctum acquiring entrances from each of the four recommendations.
  3. The jangha will be adorned using images regarding gods and also goddesses aside from aspires and also dancers.

Kumbha Palace-                                           
  1. The construction of Rana Kumbha is found near the Pagda Pol.
  2. This palace is usually a two storey developing.
  3. It involves two rooms, a corridor in the middle and available spaces.
  4. The rooms are offered with jharokhas and also windows within stones.
  5. Birth Place of Maharana Pratap-
  6. The palace often known as 'Jhalia ka Malia' or the 'Palace regarding Queen Jhali' is found near Pagda Pol.
  7. This is thought to be the construction where Maharana Pratap came to be.
  8. It is made of rubble rock with simple walls and also flat roofing. The traces of portray can still be seen for the wall.

Badal Mahal-
  1. Badal Mahal is found at the very best point on the fort.
  2. That palace will be profusely embellished with walls paintings.
  3. It had been built by means of Rana Fateh Singh (AD 1885-1930).
  4. The palace is usually a two storey construction divided into two interconnected distinct portions when i. e. the Zanana Mahal along with the Mardana Mahal.
  5. The Zanana mahal receives stone jalis which often facilitated your queens to find out the courtroom proceedings along with events within privacy.

Entry Fee:- For Indian : Rs 10 Per Person
                   For foreigner :-  Rs 100 Per Person

Fee For Light and Sound: 100 rs Per Person(Only In Hindi) 

16 May 2015

Kangra Fort is a Unique Example of Architecture

Kangra Fort is a Unique Example of Architecture Shahid Ali khan 5 of 5
Kangra fort comes in one of biggest forts in India situated in Kangra city of Himachal Pradesh...

Kangra fort comes in one of biggest forts in India situated in Kangra city of Himachal Pradesh. It’s ranked on eight places in the list of largest fort in India. It is built on the slope of a steep hill fort from its manufacturing art has attracted visitors. Situated on the confluence of the rivers Ban Ganga and Majhi (Patal Ganga), on the sharp hill fort is considered the oldest fort in the country. According to historical history the written details of this fort found in 1009. But according to beliefs the fort considered at the time of Mahabharata. According to a fact, the Kangra fort was built in 1500 AD by Susharma Chandra who is the 234th king from royal family. If said about Fusharma, in Mahabharata war he was fight from the side of Kaurvon.

Kangra Fort
History of Kangra Fort

It’s said that due to ear shape of Bhul–Bhulaiya in Fort the fort was called Kangra Fort, from that time it’s called kangra fort. At the time of Hindu kingdom the fort was famous for its architecture and money in Iran, Afghanistan and in other western countries. Ruler of Ghazni Mahmud was came kangra valley for rob money. He was decimate the fort, kangra city and Nagarkoti Temple and robbed gold, silver, pearls and diamond  in very large amount. Mahmud Ghazni appointed his army in the fort. Tomar rulers of Delhi in 1043 by removing control of the fort again transferred to the local Hindu rulers Katoch. In 1337 Muhammad Tughlaq and in 1351 Feroz Shah Tughlaq established temporary occupation. After sitting Akbar on the throne of Delhi in 1556, fort comes to king Dharmchand. After his death in 1563, his son Manakiya Chand became the ruler. Akbar's general Khanjhan attacked on the fort in 1571. But Akbar could not ever permanent possession onthe fort. Mughal emperor Jahangir in 1620 with the help of their governors could conquer the fort. In his statements, he said “the victory on the fort is very important and great”. More than 12,000 men had died in the war fighting heroically in katoch. Jhnagir came in January 1622 after winning the Kangra fort. He was liked the atmosphere and weathered. He was built Jhnagiri door on his name and a mosque in the fort. That is still available in the fort. The fort was occupied by the Mughal army for long time. It failed to take away all the effort. In 1789 Sikh Sardar Jai singh Khanhaiya took fort from Mughal Army. After he was allocate fort to Katoch King Sansar chand in (1765-1823) instead of ground area. Thus, after centuries of sacrifice Hindu Kangra king again returned to the fort. Amar Singh Thapa of Nepal led by the Gorkha army siege of the fortress of nearly four years. In 1809, according to the Treaty on the assurance of support against Gorkhas Fort Maharaja Ranjit Singh was handed over. Sikhs are placed on the fort until 1846. Thereafter, the fort fell to the British. But a few days before the terrible earthquake of April 4, 1905 the British army had left it.

Architecture of Kangra Fort

kangra fort
The most destructive earthquake in Kangra history heavily damaged the fort. Because of it many valuable works of art, buildings were damaged. But still, the fort boasts of their many stories of Hindu history. Even today coming to look shocked from its wonderful proof of ancient Indian architecture. Currently Archaeological Survey of India has been taking care of the fort. The first enter the fort to go through Maharaja Ranjit Singh door. Further Ahini door and richness door via a narrow path leads to the top of the fort. It has a narrow way next door to the Ahini door and Amiri Door comes up above.  The arches on the porch in the middle, Ganesh, Hanuman statue of Mahishasura Mardini and statues established. Further Jahangir door then come the Anderi door.

12 May 2015

History of Chunar Fort In Mirzapur Uttar Pradesh

History of Chunar Fort In Mirzapur Uttar Pradesh Shahid Ali khan 5 of 5
Chunar Fort is located in the Chunar Mirzapur northern side of the Kaimur Hill. It is situat...

Chunar Fort is located in the Chunar Mirzapur northern side of the Kaimur Hill. It is situated on the southern bank of the Ganges. The fort is located on the right bank of the Ganges. The fort was the center of a Hindu power. Yet the fort remains of the Hindu period buildings, including important paintings are engraved. The fort has one Btrihri temple built by Vikramaditya. Forts also have Muhal’s tomb.
Chunar Fort
Chunar Fort
On April 18 1924 at present collector engraved details on sahilaptar Accordion to the Shilapathaar engraved by present collector in 18 April 1924 after the emperor Vikramaditya prithviraj Chauhan 1191 from 1141, Shahabuddin Ghauri in 1198, Swamiraj from 1333, Muhammdshah Sharqi from 1445, Sikander Shah Lodi from 1512, Babur in 1529, 1530 and 1536 from the Shershahsuri and Humayun others rulers rule.  Humayun had taken fort under taken after the war against Sher Shah.

The fort was reconstructed by Sher Shah Suri. It has tall walls around the fort. Watching the sunset form here appears to be very pleasant. It is said that when the fort was captured by Akbar at that time fort was under the Avadh Nawabs. The Fort has Sonawa Mandap, Sun Dhupgadi, and Large Well.

This fort had special significance of war between Mughal emperor Humayun and Afghan Sardaar Sher Shah Suri.. In 1539 Sher Shah Suri took over the fort then in 1575 AD in the reign of Akbar. The re-taken by the Mughals. In the 18th century, the fort was in possession of the Nawab of Awadh, which after acute and sustained disruptions in 1763-64 by the British General Carnak stripped of the generalship. 

After September, 1781 in Nawab of Awadh on a treaty and was signed by Henstingj. Located on the border during the reign of the company for a long time remained the military significance. Warren Hestingj it was extremely beloved dwelling. The company uses Chunar their hosts had to settle for the old and patient soldiers. Europeans dwelling place of the mark so far as the cemetery and church are present.

6 May 2015

Tiracol Fort Best Tourist Place in Goa

Tiracol Fort Best Tourist Place in Goa Shahid Ali khan 5 of 5
After the construction of the Tiracol Fort it was under taken by Ruler Maharaja Khem Sawant Bhons...

After the construction of the Tiracol Fort it was under taken by Ruler Maharaja Khem Sawant Bhonsle. It is a southern Maharashtra Township before entering the Goa and Maharashtra's last city. Historically, many changes occurred in the flag of the fort, in 1746 from the Portuguese occupation to 1961 liberate the territory and by freedom fighters in India to assimilate to be used as base camp.

Tiracol Fort Goa
Tiracol Fort Goa
Currently the tourism value of Tiracol Fort

Tiracol Goa is one of a few unused places, which is completely new for commercialization and is still in its natural form. Many western tourists away from the beach as Tiracol prefer a picnic spot. The fort is built on a mountain peak from the other side of the river from which Karim Tiracol beach can see. It is built on the mouth of the Tirkol River. Don't need to say that there scenes are breathtaking. Visit the Tirkol Castle in the summer time.

How to Reach Tiracol Fort

The fort is comes one of the best tourist places in India. It's located the north side. Panaji, Vasco and in other parts of South Goa are waiting for tourists it is a bit far and so you will have to rent a taxi ride in the city would be too tedious. Though, tourist from Candolim beach, Klngut garden and beach, or between Vagator and Bardez, they can enjoy a short drive after Mapusa. If you are any of these locations, renting motorcycles to economical because you can quickly reach Tirkol. Drive safe Bike because there are other way winding hill paths.

4 May 2015

Kareng Ghar Is One of the Greatest Examples of Ahom Architecture

Kareng Ghar Is One of the Greatest Examples of Ahom Architecture Shahid Ali khan 5 of 5
History Rangpur, the former capital of the Ahom kingdom, 17th century Ahom ruler of heaven by Rud...

History Rangpur, the former capital of the Ahom kingdom, 17th century Ahom ruler of heaven by Rudra Singha was established it by wood and other locally available material, a palace built in the city. Later, his successor Rajeshwar Singh added some more stories seven-storey in the palace. Three underground floors called collective Talatal home, while the upper four stories, is known as the Kareng  Ghar,. Even today, seven-storey palace in Sibsagar district of Assam, stands proud and tall.
Kareng Ghar Assam
Kareng Ghar

The palace was initially built when considering serving as being a military base with the Ahom kings. Apart from Kareng Ghar along with Talatal Ghar, it has two tunnel connecting Talatal Ghar and also the Gargaon Palace with all the Dikhow River. It was used as a possible emergency go out during battle. This part was afterwards blocked from the East Of India Company. Your entire palace, featuring a various locations, is interconnected by tiny articles. Built in the palace tend to be an octagonal-shaped forehead, three huge chambers, a shield room and also a hall having a huge courtyard having separate gates.
At present, tourists and visitors to certain sections of the ground floor and the upper floors can see. The underground floor has been completely closed. However, during recent excavations, the original construction of the building, indicating the use of these structures, were found in the palace burnt wooden logs, post hole, brick structures and the castle on the northern and western edges of the paths remains . In addition to this, it also has a fort and later excavation of soil surrounding a brick fortress palace, was there.

Once at the top (guns) have been found to be preserved in the castle Talatal home. In fact, the castle is located in a corner of the gunpowder and ammunition (Khar house) was there an entire warehouse. The ancient palace of the 17th century, today, mainly for its magnificent architectural structure and pattern, tourists from every corner of the world and a major attraction among researchers as functions. Assam's rich cultural heritage you want to know more about, the fact is, this is a must for a visit to the castle.

2 May 2015

Pavagadh Fort Panchmahal Gujarat

Pavagadh Fort Panchmahal Gujarat Shahid Ali khan 5 of 5
Tha  Pavagadh Fort  situated on Top of hill in Panchmahal district Gujarat. It’s located 46Km far...

Tha Pavagadh Fort situated on Top of hill in Panchmahal district Gujarat. It’s located 46Km far from Vadodara City.The forts of Gujarat states are great example of amazing mix architecture of Hindu, Islamic and European cultures. Some Important forts in Gujarat are Daboi Fort, Dhoraji Fort, Uparkot Fort Pavagadh fort.

Pavagadh fort
Pavagadh fort
The Pavagadh fort is a well known tourist spot which is a symbol of Gujarat Culture heritage. It had been once the particular palace of the rulers of the Solanki kingdom. Tourists through various places and entire world are attracted from the fort’s beautiful architecture. In truth, this fort is known as among the most exquisite waste architecture in India. The Pavagadh hill station is basically frequented by simply people from the Hindu and also Jain communities because of the large amount of temples.  

The Pavagadh fort situated on the top of hill in Ahmedabad Gujrat. The around area is reasonably a rocky terrain as a result of numerous hills all over. The best to visit of this is in the between March to October.


Pavagadh fort
Pavagadh fort
Many experts said that the Rajput king Vanraj Chavda constructed Champaner in the loving memory of his wise minister Champa. later than that Patai Raval family who looked after the border was ruled. According to folk tales Mahakali took the form of a woman and danced in celebration Garba during Navratri festival. Patai's last, Jaysinh saw him in an obscene way. The Lord became angry and said they cursed her. As a result, the Mughal Emperor of Gujarat, Mahmud Begada Pavagadh attacked and took control of the hills.

Pati was defeated and murdered, Mahmoud Begada political reasons, for the sometime moved the capital in Champaner from the city of Ahmedabad. After that he was constructed some building like Champaner fort, the Uohra mosque, the Shalkh temple,  Mandavi,  Kirtistambh, Mandavi,  Jama Masjid, Nagina Mosque and Kevda Mosque. Begada Palace remains still two kilometers from Champaner, which (also called Banyan pond) Vad pools can be found nearby.

Pavagadh Attractions

Lakulisa Temple

Lakulisa temple in Pavagadh is probably the earliest known Hindu temple. The temple was constructed before  10th to the 11th century. Its remnants still exist in the Pavagadh.

Mahakali Temple

Mahakali temple is a well-known center of pilgrimage for both Muslim and Hindu. Hundreds of pilgrims leading to the Temple to invoke the blessings of Goddess Maha Kali the goddess each day go to the temple. Despite her frightening appearance, the goddesses to fulfill the wishes of his faithful devotees are considered. This temple is considered good for the educational tour. The statue of Goddess Mahakali temple houses the ground floor and the top floor is considered sacred for Muslims.

Gate of the Fort Walls

Pavagadh fort gates around the walls of the fort gate shows. Primary gates made of solid rock, which importantly Atak Gate, resembled gate, Budhiya gate and beads are Saidan Shah Gate.
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