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Rani ka Vav - The Unesco World Heritage Site

Ancient architectures have always fascinated me. In Gujarat I am getting to see some really great spellbinding architecture that is bound to leave anyone in awe. 336 more words


Step(Well) into the Past - Chand Baori

A couple of months ago,  I visited a stunning architectural wonder, Chand Baori, an ancient step well from the 9th century. This is situated in Abhaneri village in Alwar District of Rajasthan, India, about 100 kilometers from Jaipur. 228 more words

Come Sit With Me...musings

Lookup HQ / Bhumiputra Architecture

© Nimish Jain

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Interior Design

Strangers become New Friends, if only for a moment. . . . .

One Saturday in January 2013, we went to see the legendary Sun Temple in Modhera that dates from 1026 AD.  There were groups of school children of all ages on a field trip on a Saturday! 451 more words

Cultural South India.. Murudeshwara

Murudeshwar is a town in Bhatkal Taluk of Uttara Kannada district in the state of Karnataka, India. Murudeshwar is another name of the Hindu god Shiva. 770 more words


Architecture of Warangal Fort

Warangal Fort is one of the ancient forts in South India and is also one of the popular tourist attractions in Warangal. It was built in the 13th century and is around 2 kms from the main city center. 247 more words

Travel Place

Koti Banal

Koti Banal is the name of a village in the Yamuna Valley (Rajgarhi area of Uttarkashi district). Many of the age old houses here represent the traditional knowledge and understanding of earthquake effects on buildings and the earthquake resistant design. 318 more words