Information on the 8th to 12th Century Temples at Osian

Osian temple

Osian is an oasis in the Thar desert of Rajasthan, famous for 18 ruined Brahmanical & Jain temples.  These ancient temples were constructed in between 8th and  12th centuries. It is situated in Jodhpur district. Osian temple Sachiya Mata Temple, Mahaveera Jain Temple, Surya temple (Sun Temple) and Kali temple, situated in this historic city,…

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Junagarh Fort

Junagarh Fort

Junagarh Fort is an ancient fort in in Bikaner city, Rajasthan. Junagarh fort This fort in not on a hilltop, unlike other major forts in the state. The city is developed around this magnificent fort. Maharaja Raja Rai Singh constructed this fort. He was the sixth ruler of Bikaner, who reigned from AD 1571 –…

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Bada Bagh Garden Complex With Rajput Royal Cenotaphs

Bada Bagh

Bada Bagh is a garden complex with a set of royal cenotaphs or chhatri (Hindi word for cenotaph), in-between Jaisalmer and Lodhruva, Rajasthan state, India. Bada Bagh , Cenotaphs in a Garden in Rajasthan The cenotaphs starts with that of the Maharaja of the erstwhile princely state of Jaisalmer , Jai Singh II (d. 1743)….

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Chittorgarh Fort History & Rajput History

Chittorgarh fort

Chittorgarh Fort or Chittor Fort, is a large fort which is situated at Chittorgarh, Rajasthan, India. It was the capital of the erstwhile princely state of Mewar. This fort is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, along with 5 other forts of Rajasthan, under Hill Forts of Rajasthan. Chittorgarh fort Chittor Fort is spread over an…

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Mehrangarh Fort

Mehrangarh Fort

Mehrangarh Fort is an ancient fort built around 1460, by Rao Jodha. It is situated in Jodhpur city, Rajasthan, India.   Mehrangarh Fort Mehrangarh at Jodhpur is an exquisitely-carved fort known for its expansive and stone-latticed courtyards. Its a fine example of Rajput architecture. It is situated on a Cliff. Jodhpur ka Mehrangarh or Mehrangarh…

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Sariska Tiger Reserve, Sariska National Park

Sariska Tiger Reserve is situated along the Aravalli Mountain Range, in Alwar district, Rajasthan, India. A Tiger inside Sariska Tiger Reserve. Sariska was notified as a wildlife sanctuary in 1955. It was made a National park in 1982 and was declared as a Tiger reserve in 1978. As per the census carried out in February…

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Nathdwara Painting, Pichwai painting, Shrinathji Temple

Nathdwara is a town on the Aravalli Range, on the banks of the Banas River, famous for Nathdwara Paintings and the 14th century Shrinathji Temple. The town is situated in Rajsamand District, Rajasthan state, India. A Nathdwara Srinathji Painting. Nathdwara Painting is a form of painting art originated at Nathdwara. There are different sub-styles and…

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