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Ayan Ghosh
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Shruti Chakraborty
Long before the Taj Mahal emerged as THE monument of love in the world, there were several others as well—some even predating the seventeenth-century mausoleum built by Shah Jahan for Mumtaz Mahal. Here, we list five. (Photo Courtesy: Arian Zwegers/Wikimedia Common) Think of a monument of love, and…
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Paromita Shastri
We look at the Qutub complex, which presents an amalgamation of several architectural styles in India—Persian, Arabic and Indian—that later came to be known as Indo-Saracenic. The famed Qutub Minar itself has braved natural calamities and disastrous preservation efforts to continue as one of India’…
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Paromita Shastri
Located near Bhopal, the Sanchi Stupa is living proof of India’s artistic and architectural history. The Mahastupa, one of India’s oldest stone structures, lies among the country’s best-preserved group of Buddhist monuments—ancient and sacred architectural wonders that were collectively designated…
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