Virupaksha Temple – The part of the Group of Monuments at Hampi

The temple was built by Lakkan Dandesha, a chieftain under the ruler Deva Raya II also Advertisements


Sun Temple – The Hindu temple in Modhera

Temple dedicated to the solar deity Surya, was built after 1026-27 CE during the reign of Bhima I of the Chaulukya dynasty. No worship is offered now and is protected monument maintained by Archaeological Survey of India. The temple complex has three components, Gudhamandapa, the shrine hall Sabhamandapa, the assembly hall and Kunda, the reservoir. The halls […]

Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban – The National Parliament House in Dhaka

Designed while the country was still part of a Pakistan, the complex is one of the largest legislative complexes in the world, comprising 200 acres. Construction was started in 1961 when Bangladesh was East Pakistan, led by Ayub Khan from the West Pakistan capital of Islamabad. Jatiya Sangsad was designed by Louis Kahn. The government sought assistance […]

Faisal Mosque – The largest mosque in Islamabad

Construction of the mosque began in 1976 after a grant from Saudi King Faisal, whose name the mosque bears. The unconventional design by Turkish architect Vedat Dalokay was selected after an international competition. This mosque features a contemporary design consisting of eight sides of concrete shell and is inspired by a Bedouin tent and is a major […]

Jatayu Earth’s Center – The world’s largest bird sculpture in Chadayamangalam

The statue symbolizes protection of women and was designed and sculpted by Rajiv Anchal, who is a sculptor by education. This sculptor was advanced in his techniques. Jatayu Earth’s Center is a park and tourism center at Chadayamangalam in Kollam district of Kerala. It stands at an altitude of 350 meter above mean sea level. Jatayu Nature […]