INDIAN MONUMENTS INDIA has some of the most beautiful and evocative monuments of the World. . thoughts. These monuments owe their execution to the imagination of men who dared to extend their ideas to the farthest limits of human thoughts.

to the timeless erotic temples of khajuraho. .From the pinnacle of architectureTAJ MAHAL. india perhaps has the most versatile architectural styles showcased in its monuments. from the exquisite and mega-sized temples of south india to the heavenly peaceful monuments of ladakh.

charminar .


Often called the µThe arc de triomphe of the East¶. at the centre of the old city. which reflects the glory of Qutub Shahi Dynasty. Charminar was built by Mohammad Quli Qutub Shah.Hyderabad. It was the centre of attraction of the magnificient city of the Sultan. the capital city of South Indian state Andhra Pradesh. in 1591. the Charminar has not lost its erstwhile majesty and continues to attract travellers. the erstwhile shahi Qutub Sultan of Golconda. In spite of it being dwarfed by present day buildings. Presently Charminar stands with pride. It is an imposing monument. is famous all over the world for its magnificient Charminar(four Minarets). .

pointed minaret. Charminar is a beautiful and impressive square monument. which is large table raised 7 or 8 feet from the ground with steps that go up to it. This monument is equally graceful on the inside having intricate designs. The actual masjid occupies the top-floor of the four story structure. Each side of the structure opens into plaza through giant arches that overlook four major thoroughfares. PowerPoint prevented this external picture from being automatically downloaded. Each arch is 11m wide and rises 20m to the pinnacle of the plinth. Unlike the Taj Mahal. . commanding the landscape for miles around. which was installed in 1889.To help protect your privacy. marked by a delicately carved ring around the minaret. which once were royal roads. Charminar's four fluted minarets of Charminar are built into the main structure. The arches dwarf other features of the building except the minarets. the highest point one can reach. Each minaret has four stories. which provides a panoramic view of the city. Inside the minarets 149 winding steps guide the visitor to the top floor. and each of the corners has a tall. These four gracefully carved minarets soar to a height of 48. To download and display this picture. and then click Enable external content.7 m above the ground. Today the four arches each have a clock. The painstaking details result in graceful and a quite elegant look. Each side measures 20 m. click Options in the Message Bar.


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