Adhai Din Ka Jhopra – Photo Gallery – Ajmer Diaries

About : Its a historical wonder and a fine example of Indo – Islamic architecture that was built in the span of just 2.5 days. On researching more about this place I came to know that there are some more stories to why it got this name. The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) says that the…

Streets of Pushkar

Walking through the streets of Pushkar was something I was wanting to do since last couple of months. The Pushkar fair gave me the chance to explore this little village of Rajasthan. What enchanted me the most were the very colorful old houses, the doors, gates, darwajas, windows. I couldn’t resist myself taking a walk…

Lukshmi Vilas Palace of Vadodara

The Grand Lukshmi Vilas Palace of Vadodara remains one of the exemplary heritages of the city. Built by the british architect Major Charles Mant, and started by H. H Maharaja Sayajirao Gaekwad III, the palace was completed in the year 1890 after 12 long years. It has the reputation of being the largest dwelling built till date…

Rani Ki Vav, Patan : World Heritage Site

Where: Rani ki vav is a stepwell situated in the town of Patan in Gujarat, India. It is 3.5 hours from Ahmedabad, and 1 hour from Mehsana by Road. The nearest railway station is Mehsana, from where one has to take a bus or taxi to reach Patan. About: It was added to the list of UNESCO’s World Heritage…

Hazira Maqbara – Qutbuddin’s Tomb – Vadodara

Where : Danteshwar, Vadodara, Gujarat About the Tomb : The mausoleum known as Hazira contains the graves of Qutbuddin Muhammad Khan who was the tutor of Salim, son and successor of Akbar. He was killed in 1583 by Muzaffar III in the last sultan of Gujarat.  It looks like the Mughal tombs at Delhi and is built on high…