Qutb Minar Complex: An Introduction to the Heritage of Shahjahanabad

Introduction The Qutb Minar Complex- a UNESCO World Heritage Site is overwhelmed by the mid-thirteenth century stone pinnacle, overshadowing the skyline. It was once crucial for the first metropolitan complex in Delhi, Lal Kot, worked by the Tomar Rajput rulers. Following the triumph of Mahmud of Ghazni over Prithviraj Chauhan, the Turk leaders of Delhi … Read more

Konark Sun Temple: A Remarkable Paradigm of The Kalinga Architecture

Introduction Konark Sun Temple is a thirteenth-century Sun Temple (otherwise called the Black Pagoda), at Konark, in Orissa. It was developed from oxidized and endured ferruginous sandstone by King Narasimhadeva I (1238-1250 CE) of the Eastern Ganga Dynasty. The temple is an illustration of the Orissan engineering of Ganga tradition. The temple is quite possibly … Read more

Heritage in Hyderabad: An Introduction to the Golconda Fort

Introduction Golconda Fort is possibly the most excellent post complex in Indium, which lies on the western edges around 11km from Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh. The historical backdrop of Golconda Fort traces back to the mid-thirteenth century when the Kakatiyas administered this southeastern piece of the nation. The heft of the remains of this fortress date … Read more

Humayun’s Tomb and Surroundings: The Mughal Heritage of Shahjahanabad

“Through the rise and fall of empires, the Indian civilization has endured and led the world to new heights of achievement. Thus, the world owed a profound debt to India and its people.”– Barack Obama, then President of U.S., wrote in the visitor’s book at the Humayun’s Tomb Introduction Humayun’s Tomb and its encompassing landmarks … Read more

Akshardham Temple: A Symbol of Devotion in New Delhi

“I feel I am in a different world. It has become a place of education, experience, and enlightenment. It creatively blends the tradition of stone architecture and art, Indian civilization and culture, ancient wisdom and values, and the best of modern media and technology. What has happened today at Akshardham inspires me and gives me … Read more

Japan and its Culture

Japan is a remarkable country that has been known to be innovative, creative, forward thinking and simply beautiful. It has a fascinating and multifaceted culture. On the one hand it is indulged steeply in the deepest of traditions that can be dated back to more than around thousands of years, while on the other hand … Read more

An Introduction to South Africa

South Africa is very well known for its ethnic and cultural diversity. Amongst black South Africans, a considerable number of rural inhabitants lead largely impoverished lives. The majority of South Africans speak English to some extent of proficiency, additionally to their native language, with English acting as a inter-language in commerce, education, and government. South … Read more

Mysore: The Heritage City

Mysore, a city located in the southern part of the Indian state of Karnataka is a beautiful city rich with heritage and cultural significance. It is filled with places of historical artifacts and monuments. It is situated in the district of Mysore, which is one of the largest districts in the state. This cultural city, … Read more

Aurora Borealis – The Northern Lights

Aurora Borealis

Dancing in the overhead skies, the Northern Lights are one of the world’s most spellbinding natural wonders. These dancing lights are at the top of all bucket lists and bring hundreds of thousands of visitors to Iceland and other countries where the lights are visible every year. Depending on the weather conditions, the cloud cover, … Read more

Agra: An Introduction to the Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal

“You know Shah Jahan, life and youth, wealth and glory, they all drift away in the current of time. You strove, therefore, to perpetuate only the sorrow of your heart? Let the splendour of diamond, pearl and ruby vanish? Only let this one teardrop, this Taj Mahal, glisten spotlessly bright on the cheek of time, … Read more