Archive | December, 2009

Charminar, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh

13 December 2009

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Charminar, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh

Charminar which means “Mosque of four minarets” is the most famous monument in the city of Hyderabad, capital of the state of Andhra Pradesh. The Charminar was constructed in 1591 by Sultan Muhammad Quli Qutub Shah, the 5th Qutub Shahi ruler shortly after he had shifted his capital from Golkonda to what now is known […]

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Victoria Memorial, Kolkata, West Bengal

10 December 2009

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Victoria Memorial, Kolkata, West Bengal

Victoria Memorial is located in Kolkata, West Bengal and is a memorial to Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom who was also the “Empress of India” for 25 years from 1876 A.D to 1901 A.D. After then end of the British rule in India, the monument was made a museum and a tourist attraction. The […]

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Golden Temple, Amritsar, Punjab, India

9 December 2009

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Golden Temple, Amritsar, Punjab, India

Golden Temple is the most important place of worship for the followers of Sikh religion and is one of the oldest gurdwaras in the world. Golden Temple is situated in the town of Amritsar in Punjab. Amritsar itself was built by the fourth guru of the Sikhs, Guru Ram Das Ji and the word “Amritsar” […]

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